Re: Why Does ZoneAlarm Pro Re-Ask Permissions??

From: Avengerę (
Date: 06/25/04

Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 18:05:22 +1000

On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 07:46:46 GMT, phoenix
<phoenix@fakeaddress.invalid> wrote:

>On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 17:24:58 +1000, Avengerę wrote:
>> Hi Group,
>> I have ZAP Ver installed on a stable XP Pro system. When I
>> re-boot or re-start my Internet connection, ZAP re-asks for all
>> permissions I have previously granted in a prior session.
>> Anyone able to shed some light on why??
>> Cheers
>It was a known problem with earlier versions of ZA. To resolve it you need
>to delete the rules database and let ZA recreate it. To do that uncheck the
>'Load ZA at startup' and reboot your PC then go to the \Internet Logs
>directory (it should be under \Windows) and delete *all* the files in ther
>(keep any *.txt log files you may need) and restart ZA. It will ask for
>authorisations for your programs again but should only happen the first
>time. Don't forget to check the 'Load ZA at startup' option again so ZA
>starts automatically at boot.

Thanks muchly Bill. I wonder if it is worthwhile downloading Ver 5.

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