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Offline black3

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Best way to reset Comodo settings?
« on: April 04, 2009, 04:46:58 AM »

i messed up with default settings .... wanna reset them as it were after installation ... how 2 do it ???

& whot does "defense is leaning mean" ???

& some registry settings were given access ... how can i c them ???

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Re: Best way to reset Comodo settings?
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2009, 05:29:59 AM »
plz any 1 do reply ....

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Re: Best way to reset Comodo settings?
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2009, 12:16:26 AM »
There Is No Option So Far To Load The Default Factory Settings. However, You Can Check With The Link http://forums.comodo.com/install_setup_configuration_help/what_are_the_defaults_for_comodo_internet_security_cis_3864739471-t35033.0.html To Change The Settings To Deafult Manually.
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Re: Best way to reset Comodo settings?
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2009, 08:56:30 AM »
Sorry for the late reply.

Go to 'Miscellaneous' > 'Manage my Configurations' > 'Import' > 'Import As' > and choose one of the four default COMODO policies in the COMODO Internet Security Folder
(C:\program files\comodo\comodo internet security).

There are four default configs:

COMODO - Internet Security.cfg
COMODO - Antivirus Security.cfg
COMODO - Firewall Security.cfg
COMODO - Proactive Security.cfg

When importing, rename it. Add something like "2" to the end.
Then go to Manage my Configurations > Select > and select that newly imported default config. :)
   
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Re: Best way to reset Comodo settings?
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2009, 03:03:38 AM »
Hi,

what's the best and fastest way to reset CIS settings to "factory" (that is, just after a clean install) without having to uninstall/clean/install?

Thanks,
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Re: Best way to reset Comodo settings?
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2009, 05:23:17 AM »
The best way is to import the factory default configurations from the "C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security" folder.

This can be done by using the MANAGE MY CONFIGURATIONS in the MISCELLANEOUS section. After re-importing the originals, you will need to reselect your preferred configuration.

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Re: Best way to reset Comodo settings?
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2009, 05:29:02 AM »
Are they the four .cfg files?
And why are they four files?

I understand Antivirus and Firewall, but what are ProActive and Internet files for?

I mean, I don't understand their organization...

Thanks,
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Re: Best way to reset Comodo settings?
« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2009, 12:17:57 AM »
There are four default configs:

COMODO - Internet Security.cfg
COMODO - Antivirus Security.cfg
COMODO - Firewall Security.cfg
COMODO - Proactive Security.cfg

When importing, rename it. Add something like "2" to the end.
Then go to Manage my Configurations > Select > and select that newly imported default config.

Very fine. Question: where is the location of the default and new (save as) .cfg profiles?
I am looking for deleting the old profiles and importing the default profiles (replace vs. add)
If I try to overwrite a profile using the same name (e.g. COMODO - Proactive Security) Save as returns an error message. Need some information. Thanks.
« Last Edit: May 02, 2009, 12:31:16 AM by nomnex »
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Re: Best way to reset Comodo settings?
« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2009, 10:46:38 AM »
CIS stores its rules in the registry and not in .cfg files. You can export the registry settings to a file. You can choose a folder where to store them. Do not store in a sub folder of CIS because when uninstalling you will loose your exported configuration.

Comodo protects it's own files. Hence you cannot overwrite an existing configuration file.

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Re: Best way to reset Comodo settings?
« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2009, 05:18:06 PM »
CIS stores its rules in the registry and not in .cfg files. You can export the registry settings to a file. You can choose a folder where to store them.

Make sense. What the full path rule reg keys? I want to delete my custom rules and import the default rules from c:\program files\comodo folder. What is the best way?

a. delete the custom rule reg keys
b. import the default rules.cfg in c:\program files\comodo folder using the COMODO GUI

or

a. delete the reg keys folder, open COMODO, and the rules will be re-created using the default profiles .cfg?

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Re: Best way to reset Comodo settings?
« Reply #10 on: May 02, 2009, 05:24:21 PM »
I go with Fazio's suggestion: https://forums.comodo.com/install_setup_configuration_help/best_way_to_reset_comodo_settings-t37440.0.html;msg267162#msg267162 .

The rules are stored under HKLM\System\Software\Comodo\Firewall Pro .

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Re: Best way to reset Comodo settings?
« Reply #11 on: May 02, 2009, 07:38:48 PM »
Thanks EricJH

Deleting the key Configuration (best - run diagnostic utility upon starting COMDOD). Will recreate the configuration key with the COMDO - Firewall default profile (rule 0). import the remaining .cfg profiles and you are good.

Deleting the rules 01-04. Will not request the diagnostic utility to run but the new profile COMODO - Firewall default will be numbered rule n +1 (05 in my case). import the remaining .cfg profiles and you are good.
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