DefenseWall's powerful protection is in place straight 'out-of-the-box'. Most
well-known browsers and other internet-facing applications are already
protected by default.
You may be using some applications that are not so 'mainstream' and need to
be added manually to the untrusted zone.
Two areas found in the Main
ProgramInterface require your attention - Untrusted
Applicationsand Advanced. All other modules take care of themselves.
Shortly after start-up, DefenseWall scans your system for Default Untrusted
applications and processes based on the Built-in Untrusted database (threat
gateways) and placed them in the Untrusted Applications list.
Please take a moment to review the Built-in Default Untrusted list of well-known,
most-used threat gateways. You will see several applications that you are probably
Please review your installed programs and portable applications that should be added
to the Untrusted Applications list (other browsers, Email clients, IM/chat, P2P,
download managers, media players, etc, that are not on the list).
Note: support is built-in for Portable Firefox, Thunderbird and Opera - the executable
file (.exe) must be added manually to the Untrusted list.
other applications executable file (.exe) to the Untrusted Applications list that
you are using which are not in the Built-in Default list and are 'threat gateways'.
When you click Add...., Windows Explorer will open - navigate to the the location and
select the file you want to add.
After selecting actions to perform, click the Apply button which is now active.
OK closes the program interface back to the system tray.
2) Advanced: Options
and other Preferences
DefenseWall is pre-set with basic, default options suitable for the Average/Novice
user. We suggest setting up a few more options now. You can read about all settings
in the Advanced - Options topic.
In the Main
Program Windowselect the Advanced module to set your personal