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

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How to enable RDP to a Server 2008 R2 on another network? VM network

I have a W2008 R2 installed on a different network (I am on 192.168.0.x - new server on 192.168.3.x) I had trouble ping and RDP to it. I disabled the firewall to test the connection: and that ...
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How to configure firewall for ftp?

I have got ftp working for isolate users on a windows web server running iis 7.0 I am using coffecup as ftp client to connect. when i turn off the firewall on the server the ftp works fine. I can ...
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Prohibit installers from modifying Windows Firewall rules [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent applications from modifying Windows 7 firewall policy
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Cannot turn on “Network Discovery and File Sharing” when Windows Firewall is enabled

I have a problem similar to this one. Windows Firewall prevents File and Printer sharing from working and Why does File and Printer Sharing keep turning off in Windows 7? I cannot turn on Network ...
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VM software interferes with networking security

I like my virtual machines; I have both VirtualBox and VMware Workstation installed, and so my Windows 7 host has several virtual network adapters ("VirtualBox Host-Only Network," "VMware Network ...
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Automate Windows Firewall “Restore Defaults”

I have several computers that are deployed in my network right now. THey were deployed with a strange issue not allowing remote assistance. The 'fix' is to click the "Restore defaults" link in the ...
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Windows 7 - Can't get response from local servers after restart - Always timeouts

After a long uptime and the installation of some Windows Updates no local server is working. My development system is a Windows 7 x64 Professional installation. I had a full working XAMPP set-up ...
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Windows 7 machine not pulling DHCP-issued address

Not sure where to go on this one. netsh winsock reset and netsh int ip reset did not help. If I set a static IP on the machine, it communicates fine. But it won't pull a DHCP address. Here's where ...
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How to block Spotify with Windows Firewall?

How can I block Spotify from accessing the internet with my Windows Firewall? (I use Windows 8. It has the same design as Windows 7.) I've tried adding an outbound rule to block %APPDATA%\Roaming\...
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Another 'can't browse but can ping'

Suddenly my ability to browse disappeared yesterday. I can still ping by ip/name, I can connect to RDP computers remotely. I also have a virtual machine on my laptop that is able to browse the web. ...
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Windows thinks outgoing connections are incoming connections?

I have a rather weird issue.. I'm trying to configure Windows Firewall to block all outgoing connections to a certain app, but allow all incoming. This app is used to transfer files across a network. ...
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Windows Firewall to block port number 1433 all IPs except our office IP

Our web server is Windows Web Server 2008 R2. I added a new rule in Windows Firewall with Advanced Security Inbound rules. I have successfully created a rule to block all IP addresses to access port ...
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Windows Firewall shows router's IP instead of IP of connection

Using Windows Firewall, when I receive a connection, the originating IP is displayed as the IP address of my router/gateway instead of the actual originating IP address of the connection. My router is ...
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Temporary block all incoming and outgoing except chrome in Windows Firewall [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Block internet access to all programs except for whitelisted ones I sometimes work outside and are using a 3G usb connection with quite a limited data allowance. I want ...
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Do I need to turn on Windows Firewall with MS Security Essentials

I recently switched from Norton to MS Security Essentials (See my previous question). During installation I checked to activate Windows Firewall (recommended) but now I get the Firewall notice of ...
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How do I examine my Windows firewall outbound rules?

I need a program to listen to port 9000 on localhost with my Windows firewall. I've created an outgoing and an incoming rule for my program but I can only see my incomming rule in the Windows firewall ...
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Change Scope of File and Printer sharing firewall exception in Windows Vista

Windows XP was easy in this regard, go to properties and change scope of "File and Printer Sharing" in Windows Firewall and just change the scope easily but in Vista I have to Windows Firewall with ...
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How can my colleague get HTTP access to my machine?

I have Windows Firewall running. I created a rule called "AllowHTTPAccess" to allow TCP traffic on port 80 for Domain, Private and Public. She can ping me, but but she can't connect to the web server....
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Can/should I install Microsoft Security Essentials when I already have McAfee installed?

I have instructions to install Microsoft Security Essentials. The pc already has McAfee up and running. Should I install the Microsoft product too or do they do the same thing (firewall, email ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 FTP Server Doesn't Work

I have a newly installed W2K8 R2 which I use it as web server. I have already enabled all the things under the "web server(IIS)" and I also checked that the Windows Firewall had all the FTP-related ...
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Why do I have so many of the same rules in my Windows Firewall utility for inbound rules?

I want to connect to my virtual machine using a ssh-tunnel but my program cannot bind to port 9000. In my Windows Firewall I have many same/similar inbound rules for the same program? Why is this?
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Is it possible to see changes made to windows firewall in recent past?

I would like to check if some program or port has been enabled or disabled in last few hours on my computer in windows firewall? Is there some log where I can check this?
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What do I need to open on my Windows Firewall to allow GFI Security Endpoint functionality

I've been asked to switch off my firewall so that GFI Security Endpoint will work properly, I'm not switching off my firewall! What do I need to do on my windows firewall to allow GFI Security ...
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Should I redefine the VMWare virtual NIC's as endpoint devices to bypass Windows Firewall?

I have VMWare Workstation 8 on Windows 7. I am an applications developer and I need to start developing and testing an integration between enterprise systems. I want to run two virtual machines, one ...
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Windows XP/Firewall — Can't open UDP port 9100 for JetDirect sharing

I'm setting up my Dad's laptop (Vista) to print to an HP Deskjet printer attached to a Windows XP Desktop box. The XP box is running Windows firewall. Laptop sits on 192.168.1.66, Desktop 192.168.1....
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Is it OK to have ports 135 & 49154-49155 open in Windows Firewall? [closed]

My ISP has completely locked down my virtual server running Windows 2008 by default. However, besides ports 80 and 443 (which are needed for IIS), two ports are still accessible from the outside world:...
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How To Allow Web Browsing Through Windows Firewall

I suppose this question might seem useless at first glance, but I'm trying to lock down the outbound firewall rules on my PC. My thinking is that if there were any malicious software on my PC, I ...
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Why is IIS able to receive HTTP 80 traffic, though the firewall rule is disabled?

Using Windows7 Home Premium. It's a development machine, but that shouldn't matter. I have IIS installed and can browse to http://localhost websites from the local machine. The default website is ...
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Outpost Firewall asks every time one specific application tries to access to network

One of installed applications on my PC tries to send UDP packed. Outpost warns me about this. I say that Outpost should allow all activity for this application. But next time application wants to ...
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Can't map a network drive through VPN (it works over the regular network)

I need to map a network drive over VPN. The server is running Windows Vista Business 64-bit and the client runs Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit. The computers are on two different networks. Windows ...
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Open a port safely in firewall for a PC connected to Internet

This is related to this question PCs in same network can not communicate My real problem was that I have a web application I want to test running in PC1 but I noticed I could not even ping the machine....
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Windows 7: How to mark an isolated subnet as “private”

I have set up a number of virtual machines on my Windows 7 - where all the guests are also Windows 7. I hooked up a host-only network adapter to the virtual machines. Since this network is completely ...
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How do I get the Windows 7 Firewall to prompt me whether to allow or deny a new connection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I configure the Windows 7 firewall to prompt me on outbound traffic? In Vista and before, new programs attempting an ingoing or outgoing connection would cause a ...
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Is my Windows Firewall active?

I'm trying to set a simple public block for an application for both inbound and outbound connections. I'm using Windows 7, but my friend is still able to connect to the application. Steps I took are ...
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How can I configure Windows Firewall without turning the service on?

I suddenly could not RDP into my server after rebooting it. Turned out the Firewall was blocking me, I remotely shut off the firewall service (parallels virtuozzo panel) and was able to RDP in. When I ...
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Avira free and Vista firewall

The Vista firewall is preventing Avira free antivirus from updating...when I temp disable the firewall all is fine...I have checked the settings for the firewall and they are ok for Avira but still no ...
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Create firewall “profiles” for Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Limiting network connections to specific sites when travelling / tethered (in windows) Is there any way to configure a couple of firewall profiles in Windows 7? As I use ...
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Can not use telnet localhost

I can't use command telnet localhost, always get this error : Connecting To localhost...Could not open connection to the host, on port 23: Connect failed Even I have all ports allow ...
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Windows Firewall Configuration for Blocking Internet Access

I have a PC and a laptop. I would like to make my PC act as server and my laptop as a client. I want to implement a freeware HTTP proxy (freeproxy 4.10) on my PC so that it can filter certain web ...
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Windows Firewall prevents File and Printer sharing from working

I have a domain-joined machine (Win2K8R2) that I'm using at work, and I'd like to copy some files to my personal machine (Win7) that is currently not on the domain. If Windows Firewall is enabled, I ...
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Is there an easier way to open ports for the Media Center Extender?

I'm trying to get the Xbox set up as a Media Center Extender and it's not helping that this computer's firewall is cranked up (Windows 7 Home Premium, by the way). I find that I have to open up a ...
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Help with Zone Alarm Firewall?

I have Windows XP on which I want to allow inbound access. My ISP has given me static public IP address but I've had this strange problem I can not somehow access my system from outside. I have ...
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Where are the rules defined for determining when a specific Windows firewall profile should be applied?

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard and have 2 network interfaces, one connected to the pubic Internet and the other connected to a private LAN. When looking at rules in Windows Firewall, ...
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Allow Windows Powershell through Windows Firewall

Running Windows 7 Ultimate x64 I am running Windows Firewall in an include only fashion (only programs I explicitly allow can access the internet). I'm having trouble getting Powershell the ability ...
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web server not responding

I am setting up Apache server on my Windows 7 machine. My machine is directly connected to the cable modem; so I believe that my machine has an internet IP (not just a local IP). I am able to open my ...
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web server can be accessed by network computer but not remote, checked port fwding

I am running out of things I know to check for this problem: I am running a web server on port 3000, before I go on any further, I'd like to mention that I have been able to access the server from ...
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some HTTPS sites getting blocked on one machine in network

I have a few computers connected to the internet via a router. I have been having some trouble with this one Windows 7 desktop. I can browse most of the sites without any trouble but some sites where ...
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Creating windows firewall outbound rule for Google Chrome to not access a specific port

I am trying to disallow my Chrome browser to access a specific port on a remote machine. To be more clear: I want e.g. Opera to be able to access the TCP port 1850 but i want to block Chrome on TCP ...
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Can't open port 80 externally with Windows XP Professional SP3

I have Windows XP Professional, SP3. I'm running a webserver which listens on port 80. I have a dedicated ip address. Localhost on 80 resolves ok: http://localhost:80 but I cannot get it to resolve ...
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Allow Single IP to access ASP.NET Web Service (ASMX) using Firewall

I have one asp.net web service (asmx) in separate project that is hosted on windows server having other asp.net web applications running on it. How can I restrict asp.net web service to be accessed by ...