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

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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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Trouble setting up UltraVNC over my router

I'm trying to setup UltraVNC on my home computer so that I can access it through my router. I'm running Windows 7, with UltraVNC 1.0.8.2, over a Linksys WRT610N Router. I'm able to connect to my ...
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What else besides firewall prevents access

I have a couple different servers running on my Win7 Pro box - IIS at port 80 and a music streaming server (subsonic) running on 8080. Both respond to 'http://localhost' but neither respond to 'http://...
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Limitations/Disadvantages of enabling windows firewall

What are the limitations/disadvantages of enabling windows firewall?
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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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What is a good firewall for windows that can block packets based on tcp flags?

I need to find a good firewall for windows that i can use to block packets based on their tcp flags. In this case for example, i need to block incoming FIN packets. Does anyone have a firewall to ...
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Why does Windows Firewall show “Unidentified network” as one of my “Active public networks”?

I have a machine that has wifi and ethernet. I have wifi active, and am not using ethernet. My Windows firewall shows two active networks, one is the wifi network I connect to, and the other is "...
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Looking for network monitoring software for Win7 x64 (similar to the one included with Sunbelt personal firewall)

I've upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7 (64bit) and I found that the very convenient Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall will not work on this version. I hear the Windows 7 firewall is good enough(...
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Win 7 firewall blocking Filezilla Server from responding to clients

My Windows 7 firewall is blocking Filezilla Server from responding to clients. Adding it to the "Allow Program" list does not solve. It tested fine with Win 7's firewall turned off. Please someone ...
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Configure Windows firewall to prevent an application from listening on a specific port

The issue: there are many applications struggling to listen on port 80 (Skype, Teamviewer et al.), and to many of them that even is not essential (in the sense that you can have a httpd running and ...
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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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Wireshark and Windows Firewall

If I block a port in the Windows Firewall, and then attempt a connection to that port from another PC, what should I expect to see in Wireshark? When running wireshark at the destination machine ('...
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Windows Firewall: Logging/Notifying on outgoing request attempts

I'm trying to configure Windows firewall with Advanced Security to log and tell me when programs are trying to make outbound requests. I previously tried installing ZoneAlarm, which worked wonders for ...
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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 connect to FTP sites

This started happening when I installed Windows 7. I've tried with Filezilla and with the FireFTP Firefox plugin, and I could never connect. Filezilla gave the error message "ECONNREFUSED - Connection ...
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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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Force network location to “Work network” in Windows 7 Home edition

I have a Windows 7 Home computer that I have disabled the "Set Network Location" popup on with this registry hack: HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Network\NetworkLocationWizard\ Name: ...
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Auto Forward mails to gmail from Outlook

I have a highly secured computer windows server 2003 where my outlook express is configured, i want to forward all the mails coming from Outlook to gmail. I put some auto forward rule in outlook but ...