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Startup program entry details:

cafw (cafw.exe)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

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Description:

Installed with older versions of CA Personal Firewall (either as a stand-alone product or as part of CA Internet Security Suite). The file opens the main firewall configuration Window but does not appear to run on startup - hence the "U" recommendation

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [cafw] C:\Program Files\CA\CA Internet Security Suite\CA Personal Firewall\cafw.exe -cl

Other information:

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