SafeSpace Question

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  1. Makav3l1

    Makav3l1 Registered Member

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    I am using Vista Ultimate 32-bit. I have firefox installed on my D: partition separate from my windows C: partition. When I install Safespace it recognizes internet explorer which is on C: and makes the rules for it, but it doesn't recognize firefox. What items do I have to add to "Privacy" and "Applications" tab in order to get firefox to work in safespace? I have tried everything I can think of but I end up getting an error titled XULRunner "Couldn't read application.ini" when I try to run firefox in safespace. Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
     
  2. aigle

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    Did u try this? Application tab> add > firefox.exe. BTW i am using it on XP Home but have no FF.
     

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    SafeSpace always had a issue with Firefox. Just do a search. You wont or cant recitify it.
     
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    Just a thought. Issue may be due to non-default install of FF. Please try with default install of FF on C partition.
     
  5. Makav3l1

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    I understand that the non standard install may have caused it but I don't want to change the way I use my partitions just because a program can't handle it being on a partition other than C:. Yes, I tried adding firefox.exe. I got the same error.
     
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    Dont waste your time. Great product but the firefox issue was never resolved from day 1.
     
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    Just curious as to why you keep firefox on a different partition? Many programs have issues if they are not installed on C: and this is a good example. Why introduce potential compatibility problems for your security applications?
     
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    what were the FF issues with SafeSpace? i use SS, and i have FF ver 2.xx, while not my primary browser, i do dust it off on occassion, and it appears to work fine within the 'box?


    Mike
     
  9. Makav3l1

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    I keep all non windows os programs on a different partition to increase the speed of my os.

    I pretty much described the problem, ss doesn't recognize ff on d: and I can't figure out any way to make it work by adding folders through the gui. I gave up and went back to the relatively non configurable geswall free, but at least it works.
     
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    How can it increase the speed?
     
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    The first partition is usually the fastest. It also keeps all the os files closer together so the hd doesn't have to search as long.
     
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    It,s ur choice but I don,t think one can get a significant speed gain.
     
  13. Tidyup

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    Hi all.

    By default, SafeSpace treats all folders outside of C:\Windows and C:\Program Files as private. That means nothing form those directories can be read. So if you install Firefox to D:\... it will fail under the default rules becuase it will br prevented from reading its own resources.

    In order to run any application from a non standard install location, you need to add that folder as VIRTUAL under the Privacy tab.

    If you install all your applications to the D: drive, then to make things easier, just add the D: drive as VIRTUAL.

    Best regards,

    Kris.

    (Ex) Artificial Dynamics.
     
  14. Makav3l1

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    It's a common practice, google it. It seems to work for me.
     
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    I reinstalled tried that and it is now working, thanks for the help. So what's the deal with SafeSpace now Tidy?
     
  16. Makav3l1

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    Does anyone know?
     
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