Windows Firewall is a basic port filter built into the Windows OS.

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Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Cannot Turn-on the Firewall Error Code 0x80070422

When I try to turn-on the Windows firewall, I get the error code 0x80070422 which states "Windows Firewall can't change some of your settings." I could not find any solution on Microsoft website. I ...
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How to allow outside connection to specific port windows server 2008 R2?

I've created inbound rule for specific port I also configured router properly. I am sure that everything is OK with router as the applications that added exceptions to firewall working properly. ...
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How to solve ERR_CONNECTION_RESET error

I have recently set my firewall settings to default, and since that moment I can't access the websites hosted on IIS (on my machine or on machines in the same local network as me) from the web ...
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Disable Fortitoken on a Fortigate Firewall

I made an error while configuring my admin account on the FortiGate 60d and enabled forti token for 2 step authentication. Thing is I enabled the wrong token and I do not have that device with me. Now ...
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Enable Remote Desktop in Windows Firewall from command line

note: #command-line tag do not imply batch-file-only, I will accept a PowerShell script or any freely available utility. tl;dr how to unattendedly transform firewall rules exactly to state GUI ...
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Windows Server 2008 Firewall - Allow RDP (3389) only from specific IPs

I have a Windows Server 2008 which I would like to access via RDP on port 3389. I make a forwarding on my router, but I would like to allow only my IP to access the port 3389 on the Windows Server. ...
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How can I configure my firewall to block Abobe Illustrator CC 2014 updates on Windows 7?

I have a very simple question. How can I configure my firewall to block Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 updates on Windows 7?
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How to avoid gem update error in windows?

Showing below error C:\Ruby21>gem update Updating installed gems ERROR: While executing gem ... (Gem::RemoteFetcher::FetchError) SSL_connect returned=1 errno=0 state=SSLv3 read server certificate B: ...
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How can I use Windows Firewall to only permit the Windows Update service to make an outbound connection?

I'm trying to tailor my Windows Firewall settings (using the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security console) to only permit programs that need to access the Internet with an outbound connection to do ...
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Allowing remote desktop connection only by an SSH tunnel

By running an SSH tunnel to a windows remote server connection as described in the following links- ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN client - prevent connecting as work network

From Windows 7 I'm using "Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client 3.0" to connect to our corporate network. Every time I establish the VPN connection Windows will set the type as "work network". I ...
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Can I setup Windows firewall to block most websites?

I have a webserver on a local network, and I want to setup a couple of Windows 7 machines so they can see the sites that are on that server (and other things on the local network) but nothing else. I ...
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Why does Firefox create inbound firewall rules?

We were poking around in the Windows 8.1 Advanced Firewall interface and we are noticing that there are two Inbound program rules created for C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe Private ...
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How to Make One Exception to a Windows Firewall Outbound Rule

The current situation: I disabled network connectivity to a particular IP on my Windows computer. In other words, if my system tries to connect over the internet to that specific IP address, it will ...
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How to: software firewall exception for Netbeans?

I was installing a plugin for Netbeans (Gradle Support); which in itself went fine. I had already installed it on another computer and am working with it successfully. However, on this particular ...
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Blocking a specific application's access to a specific domain

I want to block a specific application's access to a domain. I would normally do this by adding the domain to my hosts file and having it redirect to localhost, but that will disable all applications' ...
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Windows firewall rule order?

I'm trying to setup Windows Firewall to allow all traffic except a large list of IP ranges connecting to/from a specific application. For testing, I set up two rules: Allow all traffic (no ...
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do i need security center enabled with mcafee livesafe?

Will windows firewall/defender conflict with my antivirus firewall/spyware and slow my shitty comp. I have disabled security center and it runs better but am I vulnerable?
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Rules in advanced Windows Firewall

If I create a rule in advanced firewall settings for certain program, this will allow or block its internet access. But what if there is no rule that allows or blocks this program internet access. How ...
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If you're running a web-app on port 8080 and don't want external users to see the app, how do you block it in Windows Firewall?

When I'm working on my app in a coffee shop, I want to make sure no one can see the app, which runs on localhost:8080. How do you configure Windows Firewall to block external connections to 8080 but ...
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Windows firewall allow connect to only 1 IP on machine with multiple IPs

My server has multiple IPs (e.g. 40.1.25.23 - 40.1.25.27). How can I configure windows firewall so that an inbound request to only one of the IPs will be allowed. (e.g. 40.1.25.25)
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Windows Firewall: How to allow traffic on a specific port (eg. 8080)?

I am trying to configure team Foundation Server so that: It is accessible from within my Home Network, and The Web site is accessible via the Internet I have a problem with point 1: When I ...
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Why is the Windows firewall not blocking outbound ports?

I use the following rule to block all outbound communications to remote 80 ports. I want to use this approach to prevent web requests initiated from this computer. But it seems I still can access web ...
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SEP firewall rule import via .xml ?

I've got a Windows Firewall rule defined like below table NameGroupProfileEnabledActionProgramLocal AddressRemote AddressProtocolLocal PortRemote PortAllowed Computers ...
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How can I block a program's access to my local network, but not the internet?

I want to allow a program to access the web but not any computers on my local network. I found an answer here: How can I block a program from accessing the Internet? But I think that assumes you ...
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Restrict RDP access to 1 public ip address. Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a server who runs Windows Server 2012 R2. I would like to restrict the access of the RDP only to 1 public ip address. I tried the "Firewall with advanced security" --> Inbound Rules --> ...
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Allow dropbox through windows firewall when everything else is blocked

Using this solution I've blocked all internet access with windows firewall and made an exception to allow local subnet traffic through the firewall. How would I allow dropbox through the firewall as ...
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Proxy/firewall windows bypass? [closed]

i am in with a little challenge here. We have a network where the Computers connect to our domain, to log on, and get internet connection... This work as a wireless connection. My boss made a very ...
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Windows Firewall - How can I have multiple public profiles, or multiple private profiles, with different rules?

Windows firewall only seems to have a few options for profiles. Your public, private, and domain profile. What if you want to have 2, or even 3 private profiles though because you move around to ...
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Cannot unblock Windows firewall port for specific program

I am developing a custom server application hosting HTTP (though not HTML) requests on port TCP 5123. If I add a Windows firewall rule to allow incoming connections to this port for any program then ...
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Get access denied error when adding predefined network discovery firewall rule

I'm running windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64. When I access the network tab from start I get a yellow banner saying Network discovery and File sharing are turned off. If I click to change it just reverts ...
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Why does Windows Firewall want to block Google Chrome today?

I've been using the same public Wi-Fi (staying in a guesthouse) for over a week now. But this morning for the first time I got this puzzling warning from Windows Firewall: Why does Windows ...
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How do I regain connectivity to a Windows Server after calling Powershell cmdlet Remove-NetFirewallRule?

I have some servers on AWS cloud. I accidentally invoked the PowerShell command Remove-NetFirewallRule and this has completely locked me out of the server. The server is joined to a domain. I have ...
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Block multiple programs through Windows 7 firewall quickly

I know how to block a single program through the firewall quite easily, but I have to do this for several applications now and the process becomes tedious. Is there any way to block multiple programs ...
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How I Can Specify Ports and Certain IPs So That Some IPs Can Access only Via That Port in Windows Server 2008

I want to open a Port where I want to list some IPs. Only These IPs should be able to access via that Port. How can I do these in Windows Server 8.
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Windows firewall - how to block from all ip other than localhost

How can I block all connections to port 80 from all IP's other than localhost via windows firewall ? I am using windows 2012 R2 and want to allow only connections from localhost on this port. My ...
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netsh advfirewall open TCP ports 80 and 443 for outgoing traffic

I need to do the following with netsh advfirewall commands: Open TCP ports 80 and 443 for outgoing traffic to dc.services.visualstudio.com and f5.services.visualstudio.com. How can I do this?
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Cannot open port 25565 and others

I try to open my Minecraft server and my gmod server ports. Now I only try Minecraft and I tried to open in 192.168.1.1 in Windows firewall. I went to this site: ...
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Get windows firewall to ignore test builds

I've got a continuous integration system running on my computer which is placing the test build outputs into temporary files on the system. Unfortunately this means Windows Firewall considers each ...
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Remote Desktop from Windows 8 cannot connect

In my home I have two computers, one running on Windows 7 and the other one is on Windows 8. I am able to connect my office computer using the Windows 7 computer. But I am unable to connect using my ...
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Block any connection in the Microsoft Loopback Adapter with Windows Firewall

What (inbound?) rule should one add in order to block any connection running inside the Microsoft Loopback Adapter? Is that even possible? I heard that almost for the default loopback (127.0.0.1) any ...
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IPC$ Block By Firewall

I have two active domain in my work place, the main console PC is in domain A while the active server is in workgroup. The active server needs to connect to console PC's folder using the following ...
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Windows 7 firewall causing remote connection to time out; should refuse connection

The Windows 7 Firewall is running with default options to allow outbound connections and block incoming connections. I have a process trying to connect regularly from within my local network, which is ...
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Windows firewall disable without domain

how to globaly disable Windows firewall on all client's PC from Windows Server 2012 R2 without domain? It is possible? Thank you Dyno
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Windows cannot access \\[other computer] error code 0x80004005

I have two windows machine on a home wired network, one running windows 7 (I will call it w7 from now on) and one running windows 8.1 (I will call it w8 from now on). Both machines could access each ...
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How to whitelist (Windows Firewall) a program using the Java runtime?

I am using Windows Firewall on a Windows 7 laptop to block outgoing connections by default. I want to allow SurveyCTO, which requires Java, to sync with a remote server. Even with "Allow" rules for ...
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Prevent unauthorized network connection

Can another computer (connected to Network B) gain access to my computer (connected to Network A through wifi) via any means? How can I protect myself from such unauthorized connections? I have the ...
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Why my connection in SSH is failing?

I am having trouble with making a connection through SSH Secure client in Windows 8. For making this connecition I am using VPN client and it makes the connection that I want but when I try to make ...
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Firewalling VirtualBox: restrict host inbound connections to guests only

I have Windows7 + Cygwin and VirtualBox. I would open a listening port on the host accepting only inbound connections from the VMs. Note: In many case the server services running on the host can be ...
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Import Export specific Windows Firewall Rule

How do I Export and Import specific Window Firewall rule (both Inbound and Outbound) ? I can do Import / Export policy but it will use ALL rules not specific rule. Same with Export List, it can ...