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What's new in version 5.3.1.0 (24.04.2018)
- New: Added a confirmation dialog before enabling Secure Rules and Secure Profile,
informing the users that they should consult the user manual to understand the effects
and the side effects of enabling these features.
- Fixed: The status of Secure Rules and Secure Profile are incorrectly reported in
the Security tab in Windows 10 version 1803.

 

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Windows Firewall Control v.5.3.1.0

I got the approval to make a quick fix in WFC to solve the problem with the status of Secure Rules and Secure Profile on Windows 10 version 1803. Here it is:

Change log:
- New: Added a confirmation dialog before enabling Secure Rules and Secure Profile, informing the users that they should consult the user manual to understand the effects and the side effects of enabling these features.
- Fixed: The status of Secure Rules and Secure Profile are incorrectly reported in the Security tab in Windows 10 version 1803.

New translation strings:
456 = Before enabling this feature, please consult the user manual to understand the effects and the side effects of doing this. Are you really sure you want to continue?

Download location: https://www.binisoft.org/download/wfc5setup.exe
SHA1: 503e06a1e263b5d89c26f4896c2c44851b21bc71
SHA256: 17e84c83e7a7f47d667a9208cbbca5abef7ca203f10700a3f2dc8074e266e1a5

Thank you all for keeping WFC alive,
Alexandru

P.S.: WFC is not abandoned. It will receive fixes for critical bugs but new features will not be implemented anymore in WFC. New features will be part of the new product on which I will start working from July.

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CHANGELOG

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What's new in version 5.3.1.0 (24.04.2018)

- New: Added a confirmation dialog before enabling Secure Rules and Secure Profile,
informing the users that they should consult the user manual to understand the effects
and the side effects of enabling these features.
- Fixed: The status of Secure Rules and Secure Profile are incorrectly reported in
the Security tab in Windows 10 version 1803.

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What's new in version 5.3.0.0 (19.03.2018)

- Removed: Obfuscated code was removed in order to avoid false positives.
- Updated: The documentation was updated.

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What's new in version 5.1.1.0 (15.03.2018)

- Removed: 'Auto receive updates' functionality was removed from Connections Log, as
it consumes a lot of resources and make the entire application unresponsive. 
- Improved: The Properties dialog layout was updated so that it can fit better on low
resolutions.
- Improved: When opening Rules Panel, the default focused element is now the search box.
- Improved: The search string from Rules Panel will not be cleared anymore when
refreshing the data grid or when changing the filters.
- Fixed: When Secure Profile is enabled, firewall rules created for executable files
located on mounted drives do not apply anymore. The user has to switch manually the
profile so that Windows Firewall will refresh the existing firewall rules.
- Fixed: When the activation dialog is displayed, the Main Panel is displayed always
on top.
- Fixed: When the vertical scroll bar is visible in toolbox in the Rules Panel and 
Connections Log windows, the border on the right side is missing.
- Fixed: When an item is selected in the notifications exceptions list, the foreground
color is hard to read.

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What's new in version 5.1.0.0 (04.03.2018)

- New: 'Secure Rules' was rewritten from scratch. When enabled, this feature will 
prohibit adding, modifying or removing firewall rules from outside of WFC. 
- New: A new feature called 'Secure Profile' was added in the Security tab. When
enabled, importing firewall rules and changing the filtering mode of Windows Firewall
is possible only from WFC.
- New: A dialog is displayed to the user if the uninstall is launched while the
program is locked with a password.
- New: A new global hot key can be defined in Options tab to toggle Secure Rules state.
- Fixed: If the uninstaller is launched multiple times, the dialog is displayed
multiple times instead of focusing the already running instance of it.
- Improved: When choosing a custom notification sound for the notifications, the
dialog will now open by default in 'C:\Windows\Media' folder.
- Improved: Various user interface improvements.
- Updated: The WFC recommended rules contain now some inbound rules required for
accessing the computers from the local network.
- Updated: The URL services from the Tools tab were updated.
- Updated: The user manual was updated with new topics.

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What's new in version 5.0.2.0 (05.01.2018)

- Fixed: After the fix that made it possible to deselect the last selected entry, 
double click doesn't work anymore as expected in Rules Panel and Connections Log.
- Fixed: Properties dialog of the program is displayed under notification dialog
instead of on top of it.
- Fixed: When creating a new rule in WFC, if the 'Name' or 'Description' contain 
special characters, they are removed even if the same values are valid when creating 
the same rule from WFwAS.
- Fixed: Sorting by 'Action' column does not work in Rules Panel and Connections Log.

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What's new in version 5.0.1.19 (28.11.2017)

- Reverted: Due to many requests, the required .NET Framework version is now back 
4.5 instead of 4.6.
- New: Pressing right click on the program name in the notification dialog will
open the file properties dialog. 'Check this file' was moved to the left click on 
the program icon.
- Fixed: Creating a new rule fails if the name or description contain invalid 
characters. WFC will automatically remove invalid characters, allowing the creation 
of the rule.
- Fixed: Randomly, the program appears inactivated even if it was activated before
restarting the operating system.
- Fixed: Leaving Connections Log window open for several hours with 'Auto receive 
updates' enabled may lead wfc.exe to consume several GB of memory. From this version,
older entries will be replaced with new entries. If there are 30 new entries received,
30 oldest entries will be first removed, and then the new entries will be added on top
of the list.
- Fixed: In Rules Panel and Connections Log, once you make a selection, you can't
deselect the last entry if you press outside of a valid selection.
- Improved: The logging was extended with all details of a rule which fails to be 
created, modified or deleted, to be able to catch all scenarios when these failures
may occur.
- Updated: The user manual was updated with new screenshots and updated topics.

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What's new in version 5.0.0.2 (08.10.2017)

- Fixed: When connected to a VPN, the location displayed in Main Panel does not
return anything.
- Fixed: Secure Rules remains enabled in WFC service even when 'Reset all settings 
to the default values' from the Options tab is executed. The Secure Rules checkbox 
is unchecked but it is actually enabled.

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What's new in version 5.0.0.1 (04.10.2017)

- Fixed: During to a failed commit/build, the previous version did not display 
anything in the Action column. Rules Panel and Connections Log were affected.

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What's new in version 5.0.0.0 (04.10.2017)

- New: Connections Log contains now an "Auto refresh on open" check box which will
automatically trigger Refresh when the window is opened.
- New: Connections Log contains now an "Auto receive updates" check box which will
automatically add the newest entries on top of the list. More info can be found in 
the user manual.
- New: Main Panel displays now the currently connected location of Windows Firewall.
- New: Added "Open the website" functionality in the About tab.
- Fixed: Duplicate notifications may be displayed if the location of Windows Firewall
changes after WFC service start-up and there are rules defined for specific locations.
- Fixed: Merge rules functionality from Rules Panel does create the merged rule, but
does not remove anymore the old rules.
- Fixed: Import policy displays a successful operation result, even if the import has
failed due to a file access denied error.
- Fixed: Refresh does not work anymore in Connections Log after using the search. 
The window must be closed and reopened to be able to refresh again the data grid.
- Fixed: Some group names from Windows 10 are not recognized.
- Fixed: 'mDNS' keyword is not valid in Properties dialog as local port when opening
such an inbound rule for UDP protocol.
- Updated: The user manual was updated with new screenshots and updated topics.

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What's new in version 4.9.9.4 (09.09.2017)

- Improved: The performance of Connections Log was increased by 47% on multi-core 
systems by using parallel computing.
- Fixed: In Windows 10, local/remote IP and local/remote port are switched for inbound 
connections when they are displayed in Connections Log. The switching should operate 
only on Windows 7 and Windows 8 since this is already fixed by Microsoft in Windows 10.
- Fixed: Find duplicates functionality from Rules Panel does not detect some duplicates 
if the path contains different upper/lower characters.

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What's new in version 4.9.9.2 (27.07.2017)

- Improved: Added tooltips and color indicators in the activation dialog to make the 
activation process more intuitive.
- Fixed: Removing hundreds of rules at once in Rules Panel makes the window unresponsive 
until the action is actually finished.
- Fixed: There is no progress indication in Rules Panel for long running tasks, like 
when importing a large partial policy file or when creating duplicate rules for multiple
rules at once.
- Fixed: The confirmation dialog which is displayed when "Blocked connections" check 
box is unchecked in Connections Log is not displayed in the center of Connections Log
but in the center of Rules Panel.
- Fixed: When the program is locked, depending on where the mouse pointer is placed 
over the unlock button, the tooltip still displays "Lock..." instead of "Unlock...".
- Fixed: The Local Addresses combo box from the Properties dialog should not contain 
any tooltip since this field does not support special keywords.

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What's new in version 4.9.9.0 (23.06.2017)

- New: WFC installer accepts now switches for silent install/update. Check the user 
manual to see how this can be used.
- Fixed: Connections Log can't resolve the paths for executable files located on RAM 
disks.
- Updated: The user manual was updated with new topics.

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What's new in version 4.9.8.0 (13.05.2017)

- New: The installer was updated and does not use anymore a second installer file
which is extracted in the TEMP folder. The UAC prompt is now displayed for the same
file, not for the extracted file from the TEMP folder.
- Updated: The profile changing is now made through Windows Firewall API instead of 
netsh command.
- Fixed: The user manual file is not deleted at uninstallation if WFC is installed
into a folder different than the default proposed one.
- Updated: The troubleshooting section of the user manual was updated. 

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What's new in version 4.9.7.0 (22.04.2017)

- Important: Starting with this version, WFC is targeted to use .NET Framework 4.6
instead of .NET Framework 4.5 which is outdated.
- Important: Removed support for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.
- New: Added "-nogpu" parameter to wfc.exe. This will turn off GPU hardware 
acceleration when rendering WFC. Use this when connecting remotely to a machine 
where hardware acceleration is not available.
- New: Added the Action column in Connections Log so that the entries copied to 
clipboard will contain also the action among the other properties.
- New: When the WFC tray application can't connect to WFC service and the exclamation 
mark icon is displayed in the system tray, left click on the WFC icon will open the 
user manual to the Troubleshooting section. Also, a 'User manual' entry is available 
in the right click context menu.
- Updated: The troubleshooting section of the user manual was updated. 

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What's new in version 4.9.6.0 (26.03.2017)

- Updated: WFC recommended rules contain now the required rules for PING command for 
ICMPv4 and ICMPv6. Also, the recommended rule for WFC updater contains now the port 
443 since the website uses now HTTPS instead of HTTP.
- Updated: The disabled rules in Rules Panel and the entries in Connections Log use 
now system colors instead of hard coded colors. This improves readability when a high 
contrast theme is used.
- Fixed: Inbound connections have local port and remote port swapped in Connections Log
data grid. 
- Fixed: When choosing 'Customize and create' in Connections Log an inbound connection,
the local port and IP should be swapped with the remote port and IP in order to create
a working rule.
- Fixed: Blank window with no message is displayed when trying to install an older 
version over an existing newer version.

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What's new in version 4.9.5.0 (03.03.2017)

- Fixed: Context menu doesn't work on text boxes with watermarks if the watermarks
are visible.
- Fixed: In some scenarios the system tray icon may become unresponsive.

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What's new in version 4.9.4.0 (19.02.2017)

- New: The context menu of Rules Panel has a new entry named "Authorize group". This
will add the group of the selected rule in the authorized groups list and will enable
the rule.
- Fixed: In Connections Log, for inbound connections, the Source and Destination IP
addresses are swapped.
- Updated: The copyright info still display year 2016 instead of 2017.

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What's new in version 4.9.3.0 (07.02.2017)

- Updated: 'Start automatically at user logon' is made now through Windows Registry
instead of the shortcut in 'C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup'
folder.
- Fixed: Importing policies from network shares does not work. The same applies when
exporting a partial or a full policy is made on a network location.
- Fixed: In Connections Log, 'Local' has the meaning of 'Source' and the 'Remote' has 
the meaning of 'Destination'. In Connections Log, Local Ports/Addresses were renamed 
to Source Port/Address and Remote Ports/Addresses were renamed to Destination Port/Address.
- Updated: The user manual was updated to reflect the new changes.

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What's new in version 4.9.2.0 (02.01.2017)

- Fixed: At uninstallation the "Program Compatibility Assistant" is displayed. The
code was updated to avoid displaying this for WFC installer/uninstaller.
- Fixed: After last update, the columns visibility is not remembered after reopening 
the Rules Panel or Connections Log.

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What's new in version 4.9.1.0 (22.12.2016)

- New: Added "Freeze first column" option in the header context menu of Rules Panel 
and Connections Log. When enabled, it will always keep the first column visible.
- Updated: When Secure Rules is set to disable unauthorized rules, WFC will 
automatically disable these rules and will add the "U - " prefix to the rule name. 
The group name is not changed anymore and the "Unauthorized Rules" group was removed.
- Fixed: Secure Rules delay when removing/disabling inbound rules with Edge Traversal 
set to "Defer to user".
- Updated: The user manual was updated to reflect the new changes.

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What's new in version 4.9.0.0 (14.12.2016)

- Updated: The notifications system was redesigned in order to allow defining 
exceptions. The High notification level was removed since the new notifications 
system can be configured to achieve the same results. The existing modes were 
renamed.
- Fixed: In Properties dialog, the local addresses field should not accept custom 
keywords like the remote addresses field since this is not allowed not even from 
WFwAS.
- Fixed: In Properties dialog it is not possible to select "Services only". Opening 
such a rule result in an empty selection in Services combo box.
- Fixed: Duplicate authorized group names can be added if the case is changed.
- Updated: The user manual was updated to reflect the new changes.

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What's new in version 4.8.9.0 (27.11.2016)

- Improved: When enabling Secure Rules, if there are rules with no group names, WFC
offers the user the possibility to add them to the WFC default group name.
- Improved: Added better support for handling inbound rules with EdgeTraversal set to 
"Defer to user". This affects the editing of these rules, group renaming and the 
relation with Secure Rules which could not add these rules in the Unauthorized Rules 
group.
- Fixed: The rules from "mDNS" group are not recognized correctly on Windows 10.
- Fixed: The updater does not work if the previous service executable file (wfcs.exe) 
does not exist on disk anymore.
- Fixed: Exception message is displayed if the service is closed and immediately the 
user presses the Exit button from the tray icon.
- Updated: The user manual topics were extended.

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What's new in version 4.8.8.0 (24.10.2016)

- Improved: "Add to group" from Rules Panel contains now, besides the group names of
the existing firewall rules, also the authorized group names.
- Improved: The dialog that confirms if a new rule was created from Shell Integration
was restored and will be displayed again.
- Improved: The logging was extended for better debugging.
- Fixed: "Click to allow/block" dialog can be resized even if it shouldn't.
- Fixed: In some circumstances, the installer may give an InvalidDataException during 
the installation on Windows 10.
- Updated: The user manual was updated to reflect the new changes.

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What's new in version 4.8.7.0 (28.09.2016)

- Improved: The Notification dialog is now resizable.
- Fixed: Fixed unquoted service path which can be exploited at WFC service start-up
for privilege escalation.

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What's new in version 4.8.6.0 (14.09.2016)

- Fixed: The check of files on VirusTotal doesn't work anymore because the online 
provider accepts now only lowercase SHA256 hashes instead of uppercase.
- Updated: Added context sensitive help based on the selected tab in Main Panel
and based on the focused window or dialog. Just use the F1 key almost anywhere to 
find useful information.
- Updated: The user manual topics were extended with new topics.

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What's new in version 4.8.5.0 (21.08.2016)

- Updated: Added support for grouping the duplicate rules in Rules Manager.
- Updated: Replaced all PNG icons with vector images which are correctly displayed 
on all DPI settings and all high contrast themes.
- Updated: The user manual topics were extended.

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What's new in version 4.8.4.0 (09.08.2016)

- New: Added support to find duplicate rules in Rules Panel.
- Fixed: The application always uses the Calibri font family which for some users
may not be the best font. If the user changes the default font from the 
Advanced Appearance Settings... dialog, WFC is still displayed with Calibri font. 
Now the WFC user interface reflects the system font.
- Fixed: Pressing multiple times on F1 key will open multiple times the user manual.
- Updated: Pressing the F1 key in the focused window will open the user manual to
the corresponding topic instead of the main page.
- Updated: The user manual topics were extended.

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What's new in version 4.8.3.0 (19.07.2016)

- New: Finally, a user manual was added to the program. It can be launched by pressing
the F1 key or from the new button available in the Main Panel.
- New: The desktop the Start menu shortcuts which are created at program installation 
contain now the -mp parameter which will launch the Main Panel when they are executed.

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What's new in version 4.8.2.0 (06.07.2016)

- Updated: The recommended WFC rule "WFC - Windows Update" rule is now by default 
enabled and the rule "WFC - Windows Store (svchost.exe)" was removed.
- Fixed: Revert profile does not set the desired profile after the time elapses if 
it is activated and the profile is not changed. If Low Filtering profile is already
in use and the revert profile is activated, then nothing happens.
- Fixed: With the latest improvements, the launch of wfc.exe with parameters does
work only on the first run. This affects also the uninstaller which on the first 
run attempt does not display the uninstall dialog.

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What's new in version 4.8.1.0 (30.06.2016)

- Improved: The start-up mechanism of wfc.exe was updated for faster launch.
- New: Added a confirmation dialog before restoring WFC recommended rules.
- Updated: The WFC recommended allow rules were updated based on the feedback
received in the past months.
- Removed: The WFC recommended block rules were all removed since they are useless 
when Medium Filtering is applied. In some cases they also created connectivity issues
with Windows Update.
- Removed: Shell Integration does not allow creating multiple rules for the same file.
- Fixed: Shell Integration does not work properly. If multiple files are selected in 
Windows Explorer, new rules are created only for some of them.
- Fixed: The Exit menu item of the tray application does not work anymore if the 
service is stopped.

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What's new in version 4.8.0.0 (21.06.2016)

- Updated: If the Rules Panel is open and a new rule is created as a result of using 
the Low notification level, then the data grid is automatically refreshed to see the 
newly created rule.
- Updated: The automatic refresh in Connections Log which is done when a combo box 
value is changed was removed. From now on, the refresh must be trigerred manually.
- Fixed: If Connections Log window is closed while performing a long running task, 
the service does not abort the loading. This requires additional resources while 
the window was already closed and there is no need for further processing.
- Fixed: Connections Log window remains open if the service is stopped and the 
window was open.
- Fixed: Notification dialog freezes in some scenarios if a program that is being 
blocked tries to reconnect hundreds of times per second but on different ports.
- Fixed: After switching to editing mode in notification dialog, the ports and 
remote IP are updated automatically if the program retries to reconnect.
- Fixed: Importing a full policy that was exported while High Filtering was enabled 
blocks WFC in High Filtering profile. Changing the profile does not help as the 
High Filtering profile is automatically switched back in a few seconds.
- Fixed: Importing a full policy always switches the WFC profile to Low Filtering.
The profile is now unchanged after importing a full policy file.
- Fixed: The rule name can contain leading or trailing white spaces when created 
from WFC, while from WFwAS this is not allowed.

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What's new in version 4.7.5.0 (04.06.2016)

- New: Added a new provider for the SHA256 check. It is configurable from the Tools tab.
- New: Added "Check file" functionality from Connections Log also in the Rules Panel 
toolbox and right click context menu. 
- Fixed: The last window position and size is not restored on reopen when a different
DPI setting than the default value is used.
- Fixed: Connections Log crashes if the Security log size is increased by the user
and the processing data takes longer than 1 minute. Observed for a 200MB log size.
- Fixed: While refreshing the Connections Log, the old entries are displayed instead
of a loading status. 

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What's new in version 4.7.4.0 (25.05.2016)

- Improved: The system tray application (wfc.exe) is now able to force the service 
(wfcs.exe) to reinitialize itself if the service encountered a problem during the 
start-up and was not initialized correctly. This will reduce the cases when the WFC 
tray icon displays the black icon stating that it cannot connect to the service.
- Improved: Added smooth transition of the progress bar in the installation dialog.
- Fixed: The status of the system tray icon is not updated if the service is manually 
stopped or restarted.
- Fixed: Opened Connections Log is not automatically closed when the program is locked 
with a password.
- Fixed: Invalid coordinates saved in Windows Registry can lead to inability to reopen 
some dialogs. Observed for the "Customize and create" dialog from Connections Log.

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What's new in version 4.7.3.0 (18.05.2016)

- New: Added a new button in the View section to launch Connections Log from Rules Panel 
and vice versa. The keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Tab can be used to switch between these two 
windows too. If one is closed, Ctrl+Tab will launch the other one.
- Improved: The list of custom authorized groups from the Security tab is now sorted 
alphabetically on saving. Unsorted inserted entries will be sorted on the next reopening 
of the Main Panel.
- Fixed: Connections Log can be launched from the defined hotkey even if the program
is locked with a password.
- Fixed: Clear Log confirmation dialog appears in the center of the Rules Panel window
instead of the Connections Log window.

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What's new in version 4.7.2.0 (24.04.2016)

- New: If the profile is set to No Filtering and the user inserts a new removable 
drive, the profile is automatically reverted to the previous profile to avoid 
unwanted programs to automatically connect to the network/Internet. This is a new
implementation based on the code from USBC which does not generate errors in Windows
Reliability Monitor. 
- Fixed: The rules created for executable files which are located on removable drives 
don't work anymore if the drive is removed and reinserted, even if the same drive 
letter is assigned.
- Fixed: The vertical scrollbar from Security tab appears always even if the content
is maximized.
- Removed: The grayed out effect for the predefined group names was removed.
- Removed: The installer can't update the existing installation if the same version 
is already installed. This limitation was removed and the updater can update the same 
version by overwriting the existing installation. The updater still does not allow to 
install an older version over a newer version. 

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What's new in version 4.7.1.0 (10.04.2016)

- New: Secure Rules was extended to allow two possible actions when handling 
unauthorized rules: delete or disable. All the rules that will be automatically 
disabled will be moved in a new predefined group named 'Unauthorized Rules'. 
The user can now review these rules in Rules Panel.
- Fixed: Customize and allow does not work in Connections Log from the toolbox button
or from the context menu. It works only on double click.
- Fixed: Connections Log menu item is enabled in the system tray context menu if the
service is not started.
- Fixed: The IP set in the rule named  "WFC - Windows Firewall Control Updater" needs 
to be updated to the new website IP which is now 66.198.240.5.
- Improved: The timeout for checking for new updates was increased from 3 seconds to 
10 to in order avoid connection timeout result.
- Improved: The predefined group names which can't be removed are now grayed out in
the Authorized groups list. Added tooltip for the new authorized group text box to
inform the user about the @ wildcard that can be used for Windows 10 apps rules.

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What's new in version 4.7.0.0 (29.03.2016)

- New: Connections Log and Rules Panel are now displayed as two different windows.
Now the user can see both of them in the same time.
- New: Added new icon shortcuts for Rules Panel and Connections Log in Main Panel.
- New: Added global hot key support for Connections Log window. It can be also 
launched with "wfc -cp" from the Run dialog.
- Removed: New Rules Wizard was removed due to the new refactoring.
- Updated: "Jump to rules" functionality from Connections Log was updated and 
renamed to "Search rules".
- Improved: The loading time and memory usage in Rules Panel was improved due to
code refactoring.
- Fixed: The Log Connections check boxes from  Connections Log appear as checked
when reopening Connections Log window, even if they were previously both unchecked.
- Fixed: Columns sizes from Connections Log data grid are restored to default values
if the saved values are not integer values.
- Fixed: Blocked and allowed connections are displayed with green color in 
Connections Log. The default neutral color was restored for Connections Log.

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What's new in version 4.6.2.4 (06.03.2016)

- Improved: There are updaters which use a .tmp file to update their installations.
From WFC is now possible to create firewall rules for *.tmp files.
- Improved: The update dialog which is displayed when a new version of WFC is available
can't be moved and if the taskbar is set to auto hidde, the dialog is displayed out 
of the screen. The update dialog can be moved now by the user.
- Improved: The authorized groups list height is not fixed anymore and will expand 
with the window size so that the user can see more entries in the list.
- Improved: Added support for "@" keyword in the authorized groups. If this keyword
is added as an authorized group name, Windows 10 rules with @{} names will not be
deleted anymore by the Secure Rules feature.
- Fixed: Setting the direction to "Outbound and inbound" when editing a the details
of a new rule in the notification dialog does not create the inbound rule.

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What's new in version 4.6.2.2 (18.02.2016)

- Fixed: If all advanced notifications settings are unchecked the notifications
are not displayed anymore.
- Fixed: Context menu from Manage Rules window is missing if no rule is selected.
- Fixed: The content of the uninstall dialog is showing outside of the displaying
area if the content contains more lines than the default expected size.
- New: Added a new button in the Security tab which allows the user to add all groups 
from the existing rules. This will not add Windows 10 specific groups that start 
with "@{".
- Improved: When deleting an authorized group from the Security tab, the selection
remains empty. Pressing the delete key does not work until the user manually selects
a new item from the list. The next item is now automatically selected.
- Reverted: The protocol used for a new rule created from the notification dialog
will be ANY if the user does not customize the rule.

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What's new in version 4.6.2.0 (14.02.2016)

- Fixed: In some circumstances Secure Rules gets enabled even if it disabled in the
Security tab. If authorized groups are not already defined, this would delete all the
rules which are not in the default groups "Windows Firewall Control" and "Temporary Rules".

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What's new in version 4.6.1.0 (12.02.2016)

- New: New Security tab was added in the Main Panel which contains the Secure Boot
and the new improved Secure Rules feature which automatically removes the rules that
are added to a different Group than the defined list of authorized group names. This
adds the possibility to the operating system to add required rules without being 
deleted anymore by WFC because Secure Rules was enabled. Also, unwanted firewall rules 
that may have been added before the start of WFC service can be detected this way.
- Updated: The internal logging mechanism was simplified and updated to offer more
information about the events that are logged.
- Updated: A new rule created from the notification dialog without customizing it,
is created for Any protocol. From now on it will be created for the protocol that 
appears in the notification. This change applies also for the rules created automatically
for digitally signed programs when Low notification level is used.
- Fixed: The search from Connections Log works very slow compared to the search from 
Manage Rules.

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What's new in version 4.6.0.0 (01.01.2016)

- Improved: Many PNG images from the user interface have been replaced with scalable
vector images in order to improve the scalling and the effects. The readability of 
the user interface was increased for the cases when bright colors are used or high 
contrast Windows themes.
- Improved: The logic behind the Display combo box from Connections Log was updated 
to improve the speed when loading the most recent entries.
- Fixed: In Windows 10, if the network is not initialized when the service is starting, 
the service may appear to be started normally even if it is in faulted state. Now, 
the service closes properly if it fails on startup and will be automatically restarted 
correctly.
- Fixed: The parser for Security log entries reads and displays wrong remote addresses 
in Connections Log for some operating systems which are not in English language.

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Entries between version 1.0.0.0 (February 2010) and 4.6.0.0 (January 2016) were removed
on purpose to reduce the size of the change log file.
 

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