First off, in test 1 and 2, the BI version is V1.9.6, although in test 2
that point is not relevant, since BI was completely disabled.
I am not sure if this will help, but prior to running test 1 or test 2, I
set up my network settings (control panel, network, configuration tab,
component[s], properties) of each component in this window exactly as
directed to do for safety, with my bias being to take the option(s) that "I
do not want nor need to share files over a network".
To find how I set my network component properties, go to this link and
follow the directions on it and the following pages:
This is the *only* thing that I can think of that allowed my machine to pass
(exactly as described in my post headed as "More on BlackICE Def
None of this has really given me a solid answer as to why BI didn't even
blink when test #1 was run as was described in my post headed as
Again, I thank one and all who have helped.