New Update Windows Firewall Control v.6.9.4.0 & 6.9.5.0

eonline

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Change log:
- New: Added compatibility with Smart App Control from Windows 11. The process wfc.exe was renamed to wfcUI.exe.
- Improved: Replaced WCF with GRPC for inter process communication. WFC requires now NET Framework 4.6.2 or a newer version.
- Improved: Global hotkey which can toggle between Low and Medium profiles can now toggle between all profiles.
- Improved: User settings are now applied per user account. Only the settings from Security tab are still global per machine.
- Fixed: Main Panel opens multiple times if you press fast on the tray icon.
- Fixed: Secure Boot is not enabling High Filtering profile if wfc.exe is not running.
- Fixed: Installer does not work if there is a WCF related problem with .NET Framework installation.
- Fixed: After a failed policy import, notifications are not displayed anymore and a program restart is required to re-enable them.
- Fixed: Notification dialog becomes unresponsive if a program generates a lot of blocked connections.
- Fixed: WFC service fails to start if EventLog service is unavailable.
- Fixed: Shell Integration allows creating new firewall rules even if WFC is locked with a password.

Due to the fact that this build uses GRPC instead of WCF, the minimum required .NET Framework version is now 4.6.2 instead of 4.5.

Unfortunately, a clean install is required. You have to uninstall any previous version, select the third option in the uninstaller to keep the firewall rules, then install the new version while preserving the existing firewall rules.

Updated language strings:

310 = Toggle between filtering profiles
501 = Use the shortcuts below to launch various system utilities

Download location: https://binisoft.org/download/wfc6setup.exe
SHA1: 068b9f7bc2870cb1609d714526779067942c20f7
SHA256: 92965864dc52f619d4ba904bb26ac6a82efad62411ea7f3d7eeda4ee8a988cc7

Thank you for your feedback and your support,
Alexandru Dicu

Source: Windows Firewall Control (WFC) by BiniSoft.org
 

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Another new version WFC 6.9.5.0
Windows Firewall Control v.6.9.5.0

Change log:

- Fixed: Global hotkeys can't be set properly without restarting the software.
- Improved: Uninstall dialog will now resize to content so that it displays the entire content in all languages.
- Removed: Unmaintained language files were removed from the software.

Download location: https://binisoft.org/download/wfc6setup.exe
SHA1: da1a2207468f22704752956ab5871948e75b4c8a
SHA256: 9d49fcb5f3e7bc05db4da11ebfc793d71699762a1015ddcd7db19141dba9d5d4

Thank you for your feedback and your support,
Alexandru Dicu
Source: Windows Firewall Control (WFC) by BiniSoft.org | Wilders Security Forums
 

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Windows Firewall Control v.6.9.7.0​

Change log:
- Fixed: Can not delete invalid rules located under C:\$WINDOWS.~BT folder.
- Fixed: Adding multiple rules at once to the same group fails if the rules have no description set.
- Fixed: Can not create a duplicate of a temporary rule.
- Fixed: Notifications are disabled after WFC restart and must be re-enabled again.
- Fixed: When unchecking the 'Blocked connections' in Connections Log, the notifications still appear as enabled when they are in fact disabled.
- Added back translations for Chinese, Dutch, Polish, since they were updated to the current version.

Download location: https://binisoft.org/download/wfc6setup.exe
SHA1: 00d42ce20765f920b575de3b090a871ec1178020
SHA256: 4705777f045450023b739e9e87c73c9d53f158faf788fe720a23df8cf2d89280

Thank you for your feedback and your support,
Alexandru Dicu

It seems that the major changes that were made in version 6.9.3.0 created some new bugs and also helped to discover older bugs. The first 3 fixed bugs from the changelog existed since many years ago.

Have a great weekend!
Source: Windows Firewall Control (WFC) by BiniSoft.org
 

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