WSA v8.0.2.96

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  1. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    Mine just updated before i read this. Unusual, as it normally waits @ least days after release !
     
  3. PrevxHelp

    PrevxHelp Former Prevx Moderator

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    We pushed this one out faster because of the benefits in the release :)
     
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    Hello,

    I was wondering since some firewall improvements was in this release, are their plans to reintroduce the same firewall functionalities back into Windows 8 as all other Windows versions or does Windows 8 prevent this being done? I ask as I like a bit more control like used to be available before Windows 8 came along. Whether this feature comes back or not will decide if I need to find another firewall. I have noticed that several vendors have been thrown a twist as to firewalls with Windows 8 as compatible versions have been slow to be released.
     
  5. Tarnak

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    Got it! ;)
     
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    My systems auto-updated here in the good old U.S. of A, and the firewall prompts appear to be fixed. Thanks for the quick roll-out! :thumb:
     
  7. Triple Helix

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    Firewall Problems here: https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=338141

    TH
     
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    I am not referring to a problem, it is just with Windows 8 you do not have any firewall options as they were removed awhile back.
     
  9. Triple Helix

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    Last I was told it does a very good job as is on Win 8 and is not a priority at this time.

    Sorry,

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  10. anuraag

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    Why daily updates for a cloud based Av? Shouldn't devs do a long beta testing instead of giving daily updates.
     
  11. Triple Helix

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    Well the way I look at it if there is a bug I rather them fix it now unlike some other vendors and it updates in a blink of a eye even if you do see it. ;)

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  12. PrevxHelp

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    We've been making a massive amount of improvements and phasing them in as soon as they're finished rather than making users wait. We will soon be on a longer cycle as we have been on previously.
     
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    Thanks for quick reply.
     
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    The tables that list processes and protection options (such as "Control Active Processes") are all drawing very slow -- at about the rate of 2 seconds per row. This is on a zippy new system.

    Also still seeing WSA blocking the ExploitShield DLL from loading in protected browsers (contacted support about this a while back; it was being reproduced and looked at in-house).
     
  15. PC_Fiddler

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    When software updates & you don't even notice even while using the PC it's no problem how often it updates?

    I must say (at the risk of becoming a fan & the ensuing negative posts that could cause) WSA is now an excellent AV & really glad I've stuck with it & very happy to tell others that - :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :argh:
     
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    Good improvements.

    I cant believe that I did not try WSA earlier :)
     
  17. PrevxHelp

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    We've reproduced the ExploitShield incompatibility and will be looking into it. I'm not certain we'll be able to fix it without reducing security but I'm looking into it now.
     
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