A. THE BUG/ISSUE (Varies from issue to issue)
Following install of CIS 126.96.36.19937, multiple applications relying on hardware-assisted virtualization fail.
Can you reproduce the problem & if so how reliably?
Yes; very reliably.
If you can, exact steps to reproduce. If not, exactly what you did & what happened:
1: Following installation of CIS 8, application Core-Temp failed.
2: Following installation of CIS 8, application Windows Virtual PC (XP Mode) failed.
3: Following installation of CIS 8, MS HAV Detection Tool (havdetectiontool.exe) comes back with dialog stating “Hardware-assisted virtualization is not enabled on this computer”
One or two sentences explaining what actually happened:
The applications listed (above, #1 and #2) worked as expected prior to installation of CIS 8.
One or two sentences explaining what you expected to happen:
I expected them to function (as prior to installation of CIS 8.
If a software compatibility problem have you tried the advice to make programs work with CIS?:
I experienced no such problem when running CIS 7.x.
Any software except CIS/OS involved? If so - name, & exact version:
Any other information, eg your guess at the cause, how you tried to fix it etc:
I uninstalled CIS 8 and both applications worked as expected. I also ran the MS HAV Detection Tool and it came back with a dialog stating something to the effect that hardware-assisted virtualization was functional (I did not capture the exact message wording.
B. YOUR SETUP
Exact CIS version & configuration:
Modules enabled & level. D+/HIPS, Autosandbox/BBlocker, Firewall, & AV:
D+/HIPS, Firewall and AV. No Autosandbox/BBlocker.
Have you made any other changes to the default config? (egs here.):
Extensive. Attached configuration file (named cajemobile3.zip).
Have you updated (without uninstall) from CIS 5 or CIS6?:
Have you imported a config from a previous version of CIS:
Yes. However, have mainted a customized config file for several years. Have always: (1) installed new version of CIS; (2) imported my customized config; (3) exported resulting config; (4) performed a diff between my customized config and the newly exported config and have made adjustments to my customized config as appropriate; (5) have gone back to step (2) and reiterated until satisfied with customized config.
if so, have you tried a standard config - if not please do:
Yes. Have switched between utilizing my custom config and the initially utilized Comodo config. No difference found.
OS version, SP, 32/64 bit, UAC setting, account type, V.Machine used:
Running Windows 7 Ultimate, SP1; current on all MS updates.
Running an admistrator level account.
UAC turned off.
Other security/s’box software a) currently installed b) installed since OS, including initial trial security software included with system:
a=Spybot Search & Destroy (ver. 1.62.). No others. b=None. Clean install of OS 3 months ago (not and OEM disk).
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