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Known issues in the

CylancePROTECT Desktop
might not successfully block
Microsoft Excel
files that are infected with Kangatang or Laroux viruses even though the Dangerous VBA Macros policy is turned on. (EUS-1465)
* If a USB device is connected at device startup, sometimes the device control policy blocks it even though there is a valid exclusion set in the device policy. (EUS-1424)
: Disconnect and reconnect the USB device.
* The Barco ClickShare app stops responding when memory protection is turned on in the device policy. (EUS-1283)
: Add a memory protection exclusion for
On some devices running
Windows Server
2012 R2,
stops responding after a memory protection violation. (EUS-1267)
The script control policy for XLM macros is not enforced if the Excel Trust Center > Macros Settings is set to "Enable VBA macros". (EUS-1065)
: Verify that one of the "Disable VBA macros" is selected.
When the
8.3 short naming format of a process path is used to execute a file (e.g.
) and the memory protection exclusions are defined using the long naming format for that process (e.g.
C:\Program Files\folder\file.exe
), the exclusions do not apply. (EUS-593)
: Ensure that files are executed using the long path format. Note that adding exclusions using the
8.3 short naming format is not supported.
On a device running
Server 2012 R2 and
CylancePROTECT Desktop
agent 2.1.1580 and later,
is incorrectly reported as a threat. (EUS-179, EPP-3279)
When trying to launch
Microsoft Visual Studio
2022, several System DLL Overwrite violations are reported and it is not launching as expected. (EPP-2312)
: In the device policy, add an exclusion to ignore "System DLL Overwrite" violations for devenv.exe that is located in the installation folder of
Visual Studio
2022. For example, set the exclusion to ignore "System DLL Overwrite" violations at
\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\2022\Professional\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe
.  The installation path may differ between editions and locales.
If you assign a device policy with script control set to "Block" but allow PowerShell console usage, scripts run from the PowerShell console are blocked. (CHP-8409)
On the Script tab of the
agent, the command line display in the tooltip for a long PowerShell script shows duplicated and overwritten information. (CHP-8349)
service may intermittently get stuck in a “StopPending” state when cycling between a stopped and running state. (CHP-7174)
When "System DLL Overwrite" is enabled in the memory protection policy, using AutoCad 2022 (S.51.0.0) and trying to log in to an AutoCad account triggers a memory protection event. (COM-3896)
: Add a memory protection exclusion for AutoCad for the System DLL Overwrite violation type.