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        I recently installed MWB WFC as a way to have better control after reading about it on Ghacks. It seems to be working well but I have found several rules for programs that no longer exist on my computer. Should I delete the rules, block them, disable them or what?

        I do not use peer to peer services and have the service set at manual because when I disabled it , it generated WFC errors. I have attached two screenshots that show the rules that I referred to in red.

        I use a  version of ccleaner but I do not use the registry cleaner. I ran a manual scan of obsolete  software and each of the items in red appear but my policy is not to mess with my registry. Any help would be appreciated. Screenshots are attached. Thanks.

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        Paul T
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        I would leave the rules alone unless you have a specific requirement.
        The last time I used a firewall control product (ZoneAlarm) it was more hassle than it was worth. Now I backup regularly and scan irregularly.

        cheers, Paul

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