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Offline bey

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Defence+ Alerts Slowdown
« on: June 24, 2008, 10:38:14 AM »
Related to: http://forums.comodo.com/cfp_beta_corner/defense_alerts_slow_downs_fixed-t21768.0.html

What's the status on this bug? Is it fixed (in an upcoming release)?


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Re: Defence+ Alerts Slowdown
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2008, 06:28:12 PM »
no dev to comment ?  (:SAD)

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Re: Defence+ Alerts Slowdown
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2008, 06:36:28 PM »
To me its not a bug. The delay from the time you launch a program till the time Comodo responds and then you apply the appropriate rule then the program is given to you is only a mere 5 secs or so. You only get a delay once. Then once Comodo knows the program there is no more delay. I run Comodo on 2 pc's with no troubles. Are you suffering a delay when you launch any and all your programs even after Comodo remembers them and stops giving you alerts for those programs?
« Last Edit: July 01, 2008, 06:39:40 PM by Vettetech »

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Re: Defence+ Alerts Slowdown
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2008, 12:51:23 PM »
No, only when comodo defence+ popup "remembers" a rule (or is in the process of "remembering") if i uncheck the "remember" part it is instantaneous. And i have to disagree with you, because in previous versions (don't remember which) there was no delay whatsoever. I don't know if this has to do with comodo remembering everything in the windows registry... maybe if a file was used it was much faster.

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Re: Defence+ Alerts Slowdown
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2008, 02:08:43 PM »
I don't know if there has already been some discussion concerning this specific problem, so I figured I'd post here since its related to slowdown and D+ prompts. Superantispyware acesses the memory of... hmm... Just about everything, hehe

So when you click on the target application (In this case Opera) to perhaps check some info like File version, etc... The prompt completely hangs and everything slows to a crawl, Possible App. crash. Sometimes Need a hard reboot.

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Re: Defence+ Alerts Slowdown
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2008, 02:14:49 PM »
Are you using SAS in real time mode? No need to run SAS in real time. Make SAS trusted in D+. Its hard for me to experience this cause all of my 250 programs are learned by Comodo and I don't get any alerts unless I install something new. Then after the D+ alert you get a 5 sec pause or so till Comodo learns the program and gives it to you to use. This to me is not a bug cause it happens once, then after Comodo has learned the program there is no pause. Have any of you tried putting D+ in training mode? I run Comodo on 2 pc's with no troubles as well as 10 family pc's.

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Re: Defence+ Alerts Slowdown
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2008, 02:48:59 PM »
Ooops duh. Yeah you'll have to forgive me. ;)  I run in paranoid mode mainly and all you have to do is set it to allow SAS interprocess mem access for everything and you won't be promted again. I'm running several things, trying out different stuff. I'm not having any pauses now either.

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Re: Defence+ Alerts Slowdown
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2008, 02:55:43 PM »
I am running it in training mode, and if it's not a bug why didn't it happen in previous versions, don't tell me it is a feature!  (:TNG)

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Re: Defence+ Alerts Slowdown
« Reply #8 on: July 02, 2008, 03:45:54 PM »
Ive had Comodo installed since January and it has always behaved like you described.

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Re: Defence+ Alerts Slowdown
« Reply #9 on: July 02, 2008, 05:20:22 PM »
I'm not experiencing any slowdowns now. It depends on your configuration. In my case I just needed to allow SAS. memory access without being prompted for it always. Computer security policy >select application > Acess rights > etc.
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Re: Defence+ Alerts Slowdown
« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2008, 08:20:41 PM »
More on this issue is found at http://forums.comodo.com/empty-t21315.0.html

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Re: Defence+ Alerts Slowdown
« Reply #11 on: July 03, 2008, 08:43:55 PM »
Sorry Mr Brian but I don't find it an issue. It happens once then that's it. Lets suppose you start "x" program. Then Comodo gives you a D+ alert about "x" program wanting to access the keyboard. So you then select allow and have remember checked off. Then the alert goes away and about 5 secs later so "x" program actually starts. No biggie I can wait. The next time I start "x" program I do not get a D+ alert cause Comodo knows its safe and "x" program is started without delay. Even after reboot no delay. Sorry but I fail to see the problem.

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Re: Defence+ Alerts Slowdown
« Reply #12 on: July 03, 2008, 10:19:30 PM »
Sorry Mr Brian but I don't find it an issue.

I agree it's not a bug.  But to the others who've written about this, and also me, it's an issue.  It's 5 seconds on your machine, but about 18 or 19 on mine (I have older machine).  If you're not using 'Installer or Updater' on installations, this is really a killer.  So I've stuck with v3.0.14, which does not have this issue.

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Re: Defence+ Alerts Slowdown
« Reply #13 on: July 03, 2008, 11:45:19 PM »
My laptop is only a year old but my desktop is 5 years old. P4 2.4 overclocked to 3.06 GHZ with 1 gig of ram and 2 160 gig hard drives. I highly doubt its 18-20 secs. Why are you stuck with an older version. Once all your apps are learned there are no more alerts. I dont get any alerts at all unless I introduce something new. Why dont you install the latest version and let it learn all your apps. Better yet do what I did and manually add all your programs. That way there you do not get any alerts.

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Re: Defence+ Alerts Slowdown
« Reply #14 on: July 04, 2008, 01:01:03 AM »
I dont get any alerts at all unless I introduce something new. Why dont you install the latest version and let it learn all your apps. Better yet do what I did and manually add all your programs.

Same here, for those programs that I use regularly.  Installation programs are obviously a different case.  I don't allow installation programs free reign, although of course you can do so if you wish.  P.S. my cpu is older than your 5-year-old CPU.
« Last Edit: July 12, 2008, 01:49:55 PM by MrBrian »

 

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