- Jan 29, 2017
Hardly earth shaking. But when you have to do this every day, for everyday usage, it is less than helpful. For over 20 years, I've never has CFA protection, and have not been affected by its absence.If you do need it, then you create an allow exclusion.
It's much like a malfunctioning doorbell that must you attend to, only to find your porch empty. Surely you are familiar with the term "cry wolf"... Well, that is what we have here. Poorly implemented protection. Should a real alert ever arise, the auto-response will be to whitelist it.
Even the basic protection DanB's fine program provides, offers a whitelist scan for user approval. Surely Microsoft could make a protective tool useful.
When I first got the wuauclt alert, my reaction was WTH is that? After googling around, it seemed innocuous, though essential, and I made an exception... a complete waste of time, and an interruption of video editing I was engaged. I can't imagine how "joe average user" will even understand all the false flags that CFA throws.
Good for you that you find immense satisfaction in this "feature"... I'me just a few days from disabling this "protection".