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The Windows Defender controlled folder access in programming Windows applications.

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Bypass restrictions of enabled Folder Access Control of Windows Defender

I've got an application written with C# which is installed via InnoSetup. With enabled Controlled Folder Access of Windows 10's Defender, the setup fails to create a desktop icon (showing the message ...
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Jupyter notebook error Windows 10

Problem: Jupyter is not able to save, create (I imagene delete) any file type. But I can load them fine An example of creating file Creating File Failed An error occurred while creating anew file. ...
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Detect when Controlled Folder Access is active

On Win10, the "anti-ransomware" feature Controlled Folder Access impedes accessing non-whitelisted softwares to certain folders. Is there a way (API) to know if that feature is in place when you get ...
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Git Bash commands are blocked by ransomware protection

I've discovered that Git Bash commands are being blocked by Windows 10 Ransomware protection. This happens only if I am trying to execute them in Windows folders such as Documents. I've tested this ...
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Trouble setting with git

I'm getting this error when trying to set the git init: $ git init error: could not lock config file C:/Users/khaled/Desktop/firstTemplete/.git/config: No such file or directory fatal: could not set '...
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Create React App : Range error - Maximum call stack size exceeded

I get this error when trying to create a new react app. Tried updating create-react-app using npm and reinstalling React. C:\Users\Panduka\Documents\tests>create-react-app markdown path.js:33 ...
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Trouble saving a matplotlib figure on Windows

I'm currently experiencing some difficulties saving a matplotlib figure on Windows (10). I'm aware that raw strings need to be used, but even using those and making sure that the path is correct, a ...
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Saving a file in SQL Server Management Studio failed

I am a student... I try to save a query into a file in my documents, but I get an error message c:\user\my_account\documents\script.sql file not found Please check the file name and try again. ...
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Unable to install Docker on windows 10

I am trying to install docker on windows machine but it doesn't get install and stop its process in the middle of installation.I have checked for all prerequisite,and my machine fulfills all. I have ...
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Unable to retrieve accessed folders from Event Logs using PowerShell

I am trying to control accesses to specific folder, so I have Audit Object Access policy enable and I've also enabled Auditing on the folder I want. Now I plan to see these accesses on a CSV file. I ...
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How to check for directory write permission in .NET when 'Controlled folder access' ON

When trying to create folder in My Documents with 'Controlled folder access' ON CreateFolder throws FileNotFoundException. I need to check if my app can create folder in My Documents. How I can check ...
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Can't create folders - FileNotFoundError: [WinError 2] The system cannot find the file

I'm trying to do the simplest thing ever and I can't get it to work. I'm in my working directory, let's call it 'WorkDir' and this is it: C:\WorkDir I want to create: newpath = 'C:\WorkDir\Video\...
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VS Code and Controlled Folder Access

I recently enabled Controlled Folder Access and now when I try to compile (an Arduino app in this case), I get an access denied error. I've added VS Code to the list of allowed apps, but the problem ...
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compiling C program with gcc; Cannot open output file _.exe: no such file or directory

I just started trying to program in C and I've downloaded all kinds of IDE's and compilers and nothing seems to be working. Cygwin keeps giving me this error when i try to compile my program: C:\...
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NSIS Installer on Windows 10 triggers Bitdefender Ransomware detection

I am working currently on a software which I am packing into an NSIS installer and distribute the resulting exe file. The installer must run primarily on Windows 10. Since a few days, Bitdefender ...
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WritePrivateProfileString produces ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND

My Software is writing to an ini file in c:\users...\documents and from time to time I get error reports from users where the WritePrivateProfileString call returns false and then GetLastError returns ...
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Setting protected folders e.g. via registry manipulation

Scenario Customers are provided with a server-client solution to accomplish some business-related task. There is a central server installed on a respective machine. Clients are installed on individual ...
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