Re: Why Does ZoneAlarm Pro Re-Ask Permissions??
From: phoenix (phoenix_at_fakeaddress.invalid)
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 09:59:56 GMT
On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 18:05:22 +1000, Avengerę wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 07:46:46 GMT, phoenix
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 17:24:58 +1000, Avengerę wrote:
>>> Hi Group,
>>> I have ZAP Ver 3.5.169.002 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??
>>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.
My pleasure. :-)
I have version 5 (there was a new release a couple of days ago) on all my
systems and haven't had any problems although some people have. The problem
you're describing was resolved a couple of releases back although I can't
remember when exactly.