<KillNonCriticalProcesses>and/or <KillNonTrustedProcesses> Exceptions for remote work

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<KillNonCriticalProcesses>and/or <KillNonTrustedProcesses> Exceptions for remote work

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I don't love doing disinfections remotely but sometimes you do what ya gotta do. I'd like to be able to kill off all the potentially nasty softwares while still leaving my connection open. Just tested the two commands and, not surprisingly, it killed my remote connection to the laptop on my workbench.

Could a parameter be added (or some other workaround) so we can enter the name of our remote software in the script and not have it kill it? Or maybe hard-code in a list of common remote softwares as built-in exceptions?
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That seems pretty easy.

I remember I made something similar for Bill a while ago.

First, in your bench machine, create the exceptions list from the Process manager. Don't forget to click Save.

In the Options section, export the settings to an INI file, upload it to your website.

In the remote machine, download the UVKSettings.ini file to the same path where UVKPortable is.

Run UVKPortable. The ignore list is automatically imported.

Of course, you can make a self-extracting package that contains both files, and also other files you may need.
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Following on all of that except the very first "create the exceptions list" .... In process manager, can't find anything to do with exceptions.

BUT I opened the INI and it looks like I'd already done that. However, ScreenConnect recently dropped the "Elsinore" from their filenames because they're now owned by ConnectWise so I just had to edit the INI.
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Xander,

If you click the kill all processes tab in process manager you can add exceptions there in the right hand box. :)
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Ah, there it is. Thanks.
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This was a huge issue for me with my remote software. Had to exclude this from all my scripts. Or I would screw up remote support sessions.
Glad I found this thread!
Is it possible to add multiple programs, also... Does the program path change between OS versions. Should I create an INI file built of multiple PC's to make sure im
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Wrc

At the very least you would have the potential of program files and program files (x86).

The paths for some things are different between win 7 and win xp if you still fool with xp at all.
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There are no paths, just file names. explorer.exe, chrome.exe, teamviewer.exe, etc. case insensitive.
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Fred wrote:That seems pretty easy.

I remember I made something similar for Bill a while ago.

First, in your bench machine, create the exceptions list from the Process manager. Don't forget to click Save.

In the Options section, export the settings to an INI file, upload it to your website.

In the remote machine, download the UVKSettings.ini file to the same path where UVKPortable is.

Run UVKPortable. The ignore list is automatically imported.

Of course, you can make a self-extracting package that contains both files, and also other files you may need.

I don't quite see the "create the exceptions" feature.
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Jono, press "Kill all processes". In the right pane of the dialog box that shows up, you'll see what you need.

http://www.carifred.com/uvk/help/proces ... p#kill_all
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Sebastian, Fred IS the support/developer of this software.

Do you know where you are on the internet?

Ahhh, you added text to my quote to make it look like I made that statement. Yeah, you're just a spammer and you're reported.
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Xander wrote: Mon Apr 24, 2023 2:40 pm Sebastian, Fred IS the support/developer of this software.

Do you know where you are on the internet?

Ahhh, you added text to my quote to make it look like I made that statement. Yeah, you're just a spammer and you're reported.
Thanks for reporting this Xander!
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