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Octopuss last won the day on December 17 2015

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  1. Good! I didn't know about that. By window dimensions I mean every and any program window that can be resized. For example, the advanced setup window. When you close it (by pressing ok obviously) and open again, it's back in the default size. This is especially painful with windows with lots of settings, like firewall rules window. And it applies to columns width as well. The end result is really crappy user experience, and changing anything is extremely annoying and generally pain in the butt.
  2. Please let us disable notifications when certain parts of ESS are disabled. When I disable something, I do it for a reason, and I do not need to be told not to do it. In fact, I feel somewhat insulted by this. I paid money for this product and I want to use it however I want. With the permanent big red exclamation mark that's showing because I consciously disabled certain features I actually can't be notified about real problems when something happens. P.S. Window dimensions are STILL not being saved. I'm seriously thinking about not renewing my licence next time. There are way too many annoying things about this program, and noone cares to listen.
  3. Yes. Windows dimensions are not saved in v10 either. Also, a nitpick: when I resize a column, it would be nice (and I belive it's kind of a standard now) to show the text while I'm dragging the mouse around.
  4. I decided to enable firewall logging, and the program is now bugging me about it every few seconds. Again, extremely annoying. I want to keep the desktop notifications though in case a virus is detected or something. I don't want to be reminded to turn logging off. I mean what the hell? I enabled it for a reason. I'm starting to get unpleasant feeling about ESS knowing better than me what I want. That is unacceptable. Why can't you give users freedom to configure product they paid for the way they want? This goes for other notifications a well btw. I disabled anti-phishing protection and can't get rid of the alert. I did that intentionally!
  5. One more thing: inability to sort rules in firewall configuration. I wanted to test the learning mode, and quickly realized it was impossible to sort the rules for example by name. Result: useless, because everything is in one giant pile. With few pages worth of generated rules it's virtually impossible not to get lost. P.S. I assume this and my previous complaint is one of the core things that are likely unchanged across different versions of the program.
  6. I don't know, I use version 9 - which is visually raped enough, coming from v8. 10 looks even more flat and even more horrible, and I have zero intentions to install that. On that note, I really don't understand what are you guys thinking when designing the interface. Everyone is crazy about Windows 10. Allright, but why does everyone have to produce ugly looking programs because of that?
  7. I have ESS 9 and have just realized that windows positions are not saved. This is extremely annoying. I am currently configuring firewall in interactive mode, and every single time I reopen the rules window it's shrunk to the default size, no matter how I previously resize it. This seems to apply to all resizeable windows of the program. Please fix this.
  8. Thanks. What's the default value for logging verbosity? I know I changed it to warnings, but not sure what the previous value was. The other two I already have set like in the screenshot without touching them. It would still be nice if there was an option to limit the log size, though.
  9. I am using ESS9, and a few minutes ago found out the log file for firewall got to almost 3GB in size, which is both ridiculous and unacceptable. I looked through settings and couldn't find any way to limit the size. Is there any way to do this at all?
  10. I hate the v9 interface. Just because it's meant to be "compatible" with Windows 10 style doesn't mean it has to look like sh*t. This stupid flat design has to die ASAP.
  11. Hold on. I resetted the firewall on 2nd computer to defaults and now it can be accessed. It still can't be pinged, but that's just ICMP packets and I can probably identify the appropriate rules in the options. I did the same on 1st computer but it still can't be accessed. It's pingable though. I am not really familiar with ESS9 and honestly the interface sucks really bad (visually that is), so I have difficult time finding my way through all the settings.
  12. That's what I thought, but it doesn't seem to work. Both computers are in the same workgroup, both are set as part of a home network, and both are configured the same way in the Network and sharing center. The first computer (running ESS9) can see the second computer (ESS8) on the network while the 2nd can only see itself. The 1st computer can't ping the 2nd but the second one can. I don't even know what's going on anymore. If I disable firewall on 2nd computer, it can be pinged and accessed the way I want. If I disable firewall on 1st computer, I still can't access it.
  13. I don't know how to properly explain this or what the correct term is. I need to be able to access local disks of the other PCs in our home network, for example \\<name>\c$. This seems to be disabled by default, and I don't know what rule in the firewall settings is relevant. Does anyone know what do I need to change?
  14. All sorts of files. Small files, but there was a 10GB one too. It just never went above 11MB/s. I tried disabling protection from the taskbar icon (which I believe temporarily disables everything) and it made no difference. edit: False alarm. It seems like the cabling for the socket the notebook is connected in is damaged, resulting in 100mbit link speed
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