CF malfunctions after updates

I’m not entirely sure if this is a bug since reinstallation almost always solve the problem. But, anyway, It’s just that CF always start to malfunction after an automatic update.

A. The bug/issue

  1. What you did: Updated and reboot
  2. What actually happened or you actually saw: repeated alerts of same items, FW crashes, cmdagent.exe can be easily terminated by task manager
  3. What you expected to happen or see: No alert or crashes
  4. How you tried to fix it & what happened: Created rules and placed suspect files in trusted files
  5. Whether you can make the problem happen again, and if so precise steps to make it happen: Update then reboot. Launch any program
  6. Any other information (eg your guess regarding the cause, with reasons): D+ malfunctioning under load - cpu usage was high at the time, corrupt installation

C. Your set-up

  1. CIS version, AV database version & configuration used: 5.8.211697.1124, No AV, ProActive
  2. a) Have you updated (without uninstall) from a previous version of CIS: Yes
    b) if so, have you tried a clean reinstall (without losing settings - if not please do)?: Yes
  3. a) Have you imported a config from a previous version of CIS: No
    b) if so, have U tried a standard config (without losing settings - if not please do)?: Yes
  4. Have you made any other major changes to the default config? (eg ticked ‘block all unknown requests’, other egs here.): Block gratuitous, Enable IPv6 filtering, Create rules for safe applications, disabled sandbox, added /Device/KsecDD to protected files
  5. Defense+, Sandbox, Firewall & AV security levels: D+=Clean PC Mode, Sandbox=Disabled, Firewall=Safe, AV=N/A
  6. OS version, service pack, number of bits, UAC setting, & account type: Windows 7Starter, SP1, No Uac, Admin
  7. Other security and utility software currently installed: Avast! Free Antivirus, real-time scanning of programs and files disabled, scans only USB’s, USB Disk Security, USB Guardian, KeyScrambler
  8. Other security software previously installed at any time since Windows was last installed: McAfee I. S., PrivateFirewall, Spyshelter, VIPRE Antivirus
  9. Virtual machine used (Please do NOT use Virtual box):] N/A