What you did:
User Purge function on Network and D+ Policy programs list.
What actually happened or you actually saw:
I was presented with a list that included not only missing programs from the drive, but also my custom rules which contained asterisk, for example “E:\Games\WoW*”. The folders still exist yet it seems they are being treated just like missing files.
What you expected to happen or see:
I wasn’t expecting to see custom asterisk paths in the purge list – they’ve never appeared before.
How you tried to fix it & what happened:
Details (exact version) of any software involved with download link:
Any other information you think may help us:
Screenshots illustrating the bug:
Screenshots of related event logs or the active processes list:
A CIS config report or file.
Crash or freeze dump file:
CIS version & configuration used:
Whether you imported a configuration, if so from what version:
Yes I have.
Defense+ and Sandbox OR Firewall security level:
not applicable, and D+ set to permanently disabled from a different bug
OS version, service pack, no of bits, UAC setting, & account type:
Windows 7 x64
Other security and utility software running:
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To duplicate this in Network Security Policy is the same as D+ and the others – create a rule to apply to an entire folder. For example, Trusted Application to C:\Program Files\Microsoft* after that click Apply to close the NSP window. You might need to close the Comodo UI completly and open it again. Then press Purge and you should see the usual “The following files are no longer valid:” window that usually pops up with Purge. “C:\Program Files\Microsoft*” will be listed among them.
When adding a new program, select a dummy file - even a running process, it doesn’t matter. Then, once you are presented with the rule window, type the path manually. Do it while the cursor is in focus and don’t click on any of the other buttons or the path window will become greyed out.