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  1. @Marcos Thank you for reassuring me. However, this has been an issue since Windows 8.1 was introduced with new-style apps, so it has been an issue for many years - so when you say "There is a plan to come with up a solution to this in long term" just how many more years does "long term" mean?
  2. As a tweak to the proposed algorithm, I would suggest that instead of searching within the directory tree 3 leaves below drive root, that instead ESET maintains a list of path prefixes within which the above algorithm would search e.g.: C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\ C:\Program Files\Hyper-V\ C:\Program Files\Java\ C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\ C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Platform\ C:\Users\All Users\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Platform\ C:\Users\*\Appdata\Local
  3. Marcos - I did a search for "Keep Rules" before I posted this and didn't find anything else. But a better search has come up with a couple: However, both of these only considered wildcard paths as a solution - which I can understand might create a risk of permissive rule hijacking - and neither of these proposed a workable solution. But they do illustrate that other users find this as annoying as I do. What makes this post different is that it actually proposes an algorithm to allow Keep Rules for new-style Windows apps that is sufficiently secure as to prevent permissive rule hijacki
  4. Eset internet security does a pretty good job when you install an update to a traditional Windows Desktop App i.e. in the same directory - it offers you a choice of keeping existing rules or not. However it does a very bad job for more modern apps which reside in a different directory. In essence it doesn't recognise that this is an update for an existing app, and you have to set new rules every time. This is by far the biggest annoyance with Eset at the moment. I would like to suggest - AS A MATTER OF HIGH PRIORITY - that Eset adds new functionality for this. So for example, if an A
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