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

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How to block one application but with exceptions?

Without resorting to additional software, is it possible to set Windows Firewall to block all outbound connections for just one application except for connections to my local network? In other words, ...
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How to block localhost connection with Windows Firewall (Server 2012 R2) [duplicate]

Is there a way to block a localhost connection with the Windows Firewall ? Thanks.
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Suspicious packets - sport 500, dport 500 and suspicious dst_IP to SEND out

I'm running Windows 7 64 bit with the default firewall. I've noticed many packets sent out with sport 500 and dport 500. (some info shows this port is used for vpn) For example, one of my firewall ...
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Allowing port access on Windows

I have a message broker running on my computer on port 1883. I tried to telnet that port (to test its accssibility) from a computer on the same network but that didn't work. How can I allow other ...
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Why can't I access Open Hardware Monitor's web server from any other device?

I am trying to set up Open Hardware Monitor's web server and am running into an issue. I can't access the webpage on any other machines on my local network. I am hoping you all might be able to help ...
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Can the Windows Firewall forward a request for one port number to hit a service listening on a different port?

Can you set the Windows Firewall to modify an incoming port number? For example, say I have a web server that listens on ports 80 and 443. I also have two different versions of a program... one that ...
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How to add/delete rules in Windows Firewall [closed]

I need to implement a tool which adds and deletes rules in Windows Firewall. The rules can be inbound or outbound, forbidding communication on specified protocols, IPs and ports. I am having trouble ...
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How can I receive e-mails based on certain Windows Firewall events?

Is it possible to receive an e-mail when Windows Firewall logs certain events (such as an inbound connection being accepted for example)?
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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, which can be started from command line and finish its work unattended. tl;dr ...
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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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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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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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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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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 SpotifyRuleOutbound  &...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Windows 7 Firewall blocks incoming connection even though there is an “allow” rule

I'm running a (.net WCF) HTTP Service on 0.0.0.0:60001 and a remote client - on the same network - can't connect. Looking at the windows event log, i can see two related events: Event ID 5152, The ...
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Windows Firewall Remote IP Address Scope List Limit

I had read in the answer to this question that the Remote IP Address scope list limit is 1000 in Windows Firewall for a given rule. I am however at 1043 entries in the remote IP Address scope list ...
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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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port forwarding in windows

I need to forward all incoming traffic on specific port to another port on the same device "locally not proxy", and all outgoing port traffic. in Linux it is possible using iptables I used NAT chains (...
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Windows firewall - block all incoming connections enable/disable - CREATE SCRIPT

Is it possible to create script which enable/disable the first checkbox of windows 7 firewall settings (Block all incoming connections....)?
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Windows Firewall fails to launch, error 5 - like KB943996, but fix not working

Environment Windows 7 Professional SP1 PL, domain-joined. Problem Since 2014-06-12, several of our computers (but definitely not all, not yet at least) embraced a problem with printer sharing, ...
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Setting Windows Firewall To Default To “Block All” Bottlenecks Internet

I have been concerned lately with the number of programs that have been transmitting data on my machine, so in attempt to halt all unwanted communication I set the Windows firewall state to block ...
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Firewall Block all outgoing connection

I want to block all outgoing connection. I have created a custom rule: C:\Windows\System32\netsh.exe advfirewall firewall add rule name="blockout" dir="out" action="block" enable="no" C:\Windows\...
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how does the software firewall affect the hardware network card?

I am waking my computer up by sending magic packets. But if I close UDP port 9 from windows firewall, my computers is not booting. And also, the lights on ethernet port are off. It looks little too ...
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Windows firewall - what order is used?

I setup a 2012 server with some extra bits a few days ago. Seems that there are 17 ports open to the free world now. I want to only permit access to these ports from a specific range of IP addresses. ...
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Block packets by size in Windows

currently I am receiving an attack against one of my services running on Windows Server 2008 R2 with malicious UDP packets all of a specific length. I have tried dropping these packets with a plugin ...
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Unable to change Windows Firewall settings

I am unable to access the settings for Windows Firewall on my Windows 7 32-bit computer. I go to System and Security (Start > Control Panel > System and Security) and click on Windows Firewall, but ...
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Windows Firewall inbound rules still blocks ports

I applied inbound rules for port: 1935, as well as outbound. When I check on canyouseeme.org, it says it (port 1935) times out. When I completely turn off Windows 7's firewall, it works without a ...