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  1.    2 Weeks Ago #30
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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.
    Quote Originally Posted by AndreTen View Post
    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.

    So much for that idea.
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  2.    2 Weeks Ago #31
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    So much for that idea.
    Yes I was searching for that down arrow from you tutorials... just to find out it's only available to folders added manually.

    Of course, it would be easier to manage that registry settings, if experienced user would provide a script for (i.e. remove desktop...)
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  3.    2 Weeks Ago #32
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    I just created a Custom View for Event Viewer to see exactly which .exe or .dll was blocked so one can find it easier, as notification area truncates the "offending" processes address.
    For those that want to create it themselves; it's event 5007 in Defender logs

    Controlled Folder Access Logs.zip
    • Just download,
    • right click,
    • open properties,
    • unblock,
    • extract it,
    • open Event Viewer,
    • and import it.


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    This video is just a rough draft for now, to help others, until I have time to redo it correctly
    Last edited by Cliff S; 1 Week Ago at 04:30.
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  4.    2 Weeks Ago #33
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    Great Cliff S

    MS has some xml files ready to download on their site:
    docs.microsoft.com | event-views-exploit-guard#list-of-all-windows-defender-exploit-guard-events

    Warning! XML file for exploit protection events (ep-events.xml) is wrong (just a copy of network protection events). Manually copy it from site above.
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  5.    2 Weeks Ago #34
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndreTen View Post
    Great Cliff S

    MS has some xml files ready to download on their site:
    docs.microsoft.com | event-views-exploit-guard#list-of-all-windows-defender-exploit-guard-events

    Warning! XML file for exploit protection events (ep-events.xml) is wrong (just a copy of network protection events). Manually copy it from site above.
    Bookmarked!
    I love how a lot of the Microsoft tech sites let you choose between dark and light Glaring WHITE themes now.
    I had set the Sysinternals page to dark months ago, and now where the option is, it will also be dark.
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  6.    1 Week Ago #35
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    It would be nice if it had some sort if UAC style Yes/No to approve for a controlled folder instead of just this below.

    Attachment 159400
    Is there any chance that a function like Allow/Block will be implemented soon or later?
    I found it very difficult to allow apps to access Protected Folders. I can't find LibreOffice exe file, how can I add it?
    Also I noticed that added allowed apps still prompt a denial access warning.
    I'm so confused I disabled that feature for the time.
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  7.    1 Week Ago #36
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pulcinella View Post
    Is there any chance that a function like Allow/Block will be implemented soon or later?
    I found it very difficult to allow apps to access Protected Folders. I can't find LibreOffice exe file, how can I had it?
    Also I noticed that added allowed apps still prompt a denial access warning.
    I'm so confused I disabled that feature for the time.
    If you use the Event Viewer Custom View I posted above(post #32), you can find exactly what & where it is, that was blocked.
    Here is another example:
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  8.    1 Week Ago #37
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    @Cliff S
    Thanks that will help a bit to understand what is going on.
    As far as navigate the allow denies apps to access Protected folders. I can't get my head around it. But that is my short coming.
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  9.    1 Week Ago #38
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pulcinella View Post
    @Cliff S
    Thanks that will help a bit to understand what is going on.
    As far as navigate the allow denies apps to access Protected folders. I can't get my head around it. But that is my short coming.
    If you set up that custom view in Event viewer (that Cliff S posted), you can copy marked text - just like in the picture from Cliff. When allowing app to access Protected folders, click to "Add an allowed app" and paste that in file path and name. (Ctrl+C and Ctrl+v work fine))Click image for larger version. 

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    Also navigating to shortcut and selecting it works for me
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  10.    1 Week Ago #39
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    @Andre Ten
    Much appreciated.
    Just realized that this thread is a tutorials thread. I think I have to explain my post in reply to @Brink post #4.
    I wanted to know if windows Defender exploit mitigation feature will eventually became more user friendly for people like me, quite hopeless navigating OS features.
    I guess I posted in the wrong place and apologize.
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