What you did: I’m using TrueCrypt file container for portable firefox and some other software that uses internet connection. I mount that file container to drive letter N. I use comodo firewall in custom policy mode.
What actually happened or you actually saw: Every time I connected this truecript drive and start portable firefox, Comodo pops up and asks me if i wish to allow Firefox to connect to internet. I press OK with “Remember the answers” checked. But if I restarted the computer, comodo doesn’t remember and asks again me with pop up when starts portable firefox.
What you expected to happen or see: I use specials rules to portable firefox. The problem is that every time he ask again (let the connection go or block), and it will the first rule - and this overwrites my old, special rules
How you tried to fix it & what happened: I can fix it if I change comodo firewall to safe mode, start portable firefox (which is located in truecript file container, mounted driver, letter N), and when the browser loaded change to custom policy mode: now comodo won’t ask me again in pop up, and my custom rules what I’ve added to firefox won’t be overwritten. Or if I put portable firefox to C drive, there won’t be problem.
If its an application compatibility problem have you tried the application fixes here?:
Details & exact version of any application (execpt CIS) involved with download link: Truecript 7.0a, firefox portabla 5.0.1
Whether you can make the problem happen again, and if so exact steps to make it happen: Get truecript, create an encripted file container, put there a portable firefox. Change comodo firewall to custom policy mode and start firefox. There will be a comodo pop-up: check remember box and allow. Now restart the computer, do the same: comodo will ask it again, he won’t remember
Any other information (eg your guess regarding the cause, with reasons): The main problem that I use custom rules, custom policy, and every starts it will be overwritten, because I must click something in the pop-up, and that will be the first rule, not the last…
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CIS version, AV database version & configuration used: 5.5.195786.1383
a) Have you updated (without uninstall) from CIS 3 or 4: no
b) if so, have you tried a clean reinstall (without losing settings - if not please do)?:
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)?:
Have you made any other major changes to the default config? (eg ticked ‘block all unknown requests’, other egs here.):
Defense+, Sandbox, Firewall & AV security levels: D+=safe mode , Sandbox=enabled , Firewall =custom policy , AV =?
OS version, service pack, number of bits, UAC setting, & account type: windows 7 ultimate, service pack 1, 32 bit
Other security and utility software installed: nod32 antivirus
Virtual machine used (Please do NOT use Virtual box): nothing.
In an other forum somebody has the same problem: "I’m using TrueCrypt file container for portable firefox and some other software that uses internet connection. Alsom i use Comodo Internet Security.
Every time I start, e.g. Firefox, Comodo pops up and asks me if i wish to allow Firefox to connect to internet. I oress OK with “Remeber the answers” checked. But Comodo won’t remember my answer and will ask next time when I start Firefox.
I guess it’s because every time I mount the TrueCrypt volume, firefix.exe has different hash? Maybe i’m wrong, however, does anyone know how to solve this?
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