Re: list of 'safe' programs for Protected mode

Posted: 01-10-2009, 01:43 AM
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Raymond Dunton wrote:
> When I get a protected mode dialog box and click the box to allow this
> program, does this put the program on a 'safe' list. If later I decide
> I don't want the program on that 'safe' list, how do I delete it? I
> have been getting protected mode warnings recently for programs that
> have never had warnings before and I was wondering if a program
> (malware) could have deleted this list.

Re: list of 'safe' programs for Protected mode


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Re: list of 'safe' programs for Protected mode
Posted: 01-10-2009, 07:25 PM
>PA Bear [MS MVP]" <PABearMVP@gmail.com> wrote in message
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> Raymond Dunton wrote:
>> When I get a protected mode dialog box and click the box to allow this
>> program, does this put the program on a 'safe' list. If later I decide
>> I don't want the program on that 'safe' list, how do I delete it? I
>> have been getting protected mode warnings recently for programs that
>> have never had warnings before and I was wondering if a program
>> (malware) could have deleted this list.
An interesting point in this article:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb250462.aspx
"If Microsoft determines that an application has a vulnerability and
presents

a danger to end users, Microsoft reserves the right to remove that
application

at any time from the elevation policy."


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Re: list of 'safe' programs for Protected mode
Posted: 01-10-2009, 10:45 PM
http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Win...013031033.mspx

"PA Bear [MS MVP]" <PABearMVP@gmail.com> wrote in message
news:OltJ6ZscJHA.6084@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
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> Raymond Dunton wrote:
>> When I get a protected mode dialog box and click the box to allow this
>> program, does this put the program on a 'safe' list. If later I decide
>> I don't want the program on that 'safe' list, how do I delete it? I
>> have been getting protected mode warnings recently for programs that
>> have never had warnings before and I was wondering if a program
>> (malware) could have deleted this list.

 
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