What happens if

Discussion in 'ProcessGuard' started by chadley, Mar 22, 2005.

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  1. chadley

    chadley Guest

    If I turn on the option to "Block all new and changed programs", what happens if my Antivirus (AVG) updates itself? Not just definition update, but a program update that happens automatically? Does that mean when the system is rebooted that PG won't let the antivirus run?
  2. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

    Sep 20, 2003
    In a nutshell yes. I wouldn't recommend using that option for that reason. Let in run in regular mode so you can see PG challenge the changed program, and give it the okay.

  3. jimmytop

    jimmytop Registered Member

    Dec 9, 2004
    I have to use it because the machine has three accounts. One of which is a limited user account for my wife and kids. I don't want them running anything that's not already trusted by PG.

    In my opinion, this lack of flexibility of PG is a shortcoming of a great software product. You're right that I should be able to let PG query me (me only) for permissions, but on specified accounts (other users) that should be blocked. Right now there is no per-user settings possible with PG. It would be nice....
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