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I use the windows 8 firewall and I wanted it more secure, so I block incoming and outgoing connection. Unfortunately I realized that the windows store did not work as well and all application from the store to. Then I checked the list of application from where I can add exception and I can not find anything that could be linked to the windows store (WSService) could anyone help me create fast and simple exceptions for their proper functioning. thank you

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Open Windows Firewall

Click Allow an app or feature through Windows Firewall from left side pan .

Click Change settings[ Admin rights might be required]

Select the check box for the app you want to allow,

Select Network type and click OK

For details

Here is the link , Microsoft has explained a way around to allow the apps to work fine having Firewall enabled at the back end

check the Allow an app to receive info through the firewall heading

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