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  1.    2 Weeks Ago #20
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hey Cliff,

    Just to note that you'll need to take ownership of those registry keys before you'll be able to merge the .reg files to restore them.
    Thanks for the warning. I'll only need them when all else fails.
    I use Tweaking(dot)com's Registry Backup, and save a weekly backups. Plus there is always Macrium
    But it's cool I can just add whole disks.
    I use Macrium Free, so I don't have Image Guardian, so Windows Controlled Access will come in handy there(on my online system images backup. My offline won't be a problem.).
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  2.    2 Weeks Ago #21
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    This can really be a PITA sometimes, I did both IE in Programs & Programs X86 for good measure
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer
    C:\Program Files\internet explorer
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  3.    2 Weeks Ago #22
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  4.    2 Weeks Ago #23
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Internet Explorer wasn't even open at the time(it hardly ever is anymore), that's the best part
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  5.    2 Weeks Ago #24
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    Internet Explorer wasn't even open at the time(it hardly ever is anymore), that's the best part
    Same here.

    Another problem (general) about protected folders approach is installation of programs (upgrades included). If you want to have desktop icons (shortcuts) it's a no go. Desktop is protected folder and and a program you're installing isn't allowed (can't be, as it is new program - even upgrade is a new version). So no desktop shortcuts for protected folders approach (OK, one can add it later, but this isn't the same).

    Wonder, if that problem with non-showing checkboxes when installing programs is also connected to protected folders feature
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  6.    2 Weeks Ago #25
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndreTen View Post
    Same here.

    Another problem (general) about protected folders approach is installation of programs (upgrades included). If you want to have desktop icons (shortcuts) it's a no go. Desktop is protected folder and and a program you're installing isn't allowed (can't be, as it is new program - even upgrade is a new version). So no desktop shortcuts for protected folders approach (OK, one can add it later, but this isn't the same).

    Wonder, if that problem with non-showing checkboxes when installing programs is also connected to protected folders feature
    That's ok, I can understand; 3rd party stuff being blocked until you give permission(can't stand desktop icons any how), but a Windows .exe file???? Not already set to allowed??? As Default??? That's going way too far in my book.
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  7.    2 Weeks Ago #26
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    I think it may be easier and best to remove the folders from "Protected Folders" that are used by programs all the time, and instead only add folders that you truly want as protected with zero access for anything.
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  8.    2 Weeks Ago #27
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    I think it may be easier and best to remove the folders from "Protected Folders" that are used by programs all the time, and instead only add folders that you truly want as protected with zero access for anything.
    There is a problem ... one can't remove default folder, at least not via usual easy click and set. Editing a registry is not a good advice to common user.

    Btw, check ie and same here, if trying to save a favorite

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  9.    2 Weeks Ago #28
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    I think it may be easier and best to remove the folders from "Protected Folders" that are used by programs all the time, and instead only add folders that you truly want as protected with zero access for anything.
    I did a test to day using some of my benching programs, that I had already added yesterday(just added the .exe's of the .dll it depends on if the program runs as an executable or a batch(like Heaven or Valley from Unigine), and had no problem when it saved the scores. The only warnings I have been getting are from some of Windows own stuff
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  10.    2 Weeks Ago #29
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