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    Windows 10 Defender blocking HWInfo?

    The misleading thing is... that the notification I received said the blocking was done due to memory access restriction, not a file system access restriction. But as all know, with memory mapped IO methods, the differences can be confusing at times.
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    Windows 10 Defender blocking HWInfo?

    Yup, I never thought it was anything bad per se. Odd thing is my install of crystaldiskinfo is not generating similar notifications. Pretty much it appears that in a recent Microsoft update they locked down something (tighter) and are tripping up some applications. I only run Samba and...
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    Windows 10 Defender blocking HWInfo?

    I added application to the controlled folder access list... See attached. Now when I run the application, no notification, odd, that file system access permission change allows change to memory? Or the notification is misleading? Or are you using memory base file system API, or such?
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    Windows 10 Defender blocking HWInfo?

    Here is the debug file generated before any changes. When application is running directly I do approve the make changes to device prompt, so it should have permission to do anything it needs no? The issue seems to be a change in 'protected memory' not the file system?
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    Windows 10 Defender blocking HWInfo?

    Start up item, per the application setup, configuration. Nothing special being done. The notification appears then, as defender takes action, apparently. Same exact notification appears if I stop and start application, as well. Procedure 1: 1) Booted system 2) Notification results Procedure...
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    Windows 10 Defender blocking HWInfo?

    Appears to be at start up of system. I am more than happy to provide more information, I am a retired IT virtualization architect, so am quite familiar with programming (C, C++, C#) was will as many scripting implementations on Windows as well as Linux, and even true Unix in the past. So just...
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    Windows 10 Defender blocking HWInfo?

    Windows 10 Defender blocking HWInfo? Get notification from Windows Defender that it has blocked hwinfo.exe from changing memory? Just installed 7.10, same issue as previous version. This started happening about 4 months ago when I got the routine Windows 10 Pro, update for version 20H2...
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