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comment How to block localhost connections with Windows 7/2008R2 firewall
To control which processes are able to pass through a proxy, installed by a popular antivirus program. It 'conveniently' opens a hole that allows any connection over HTTP, even if the application is specifically blocked or has no firewall rules at all.
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comment How to block localhost connections with Windows 7/2008R2 firewall
And this is a Windows firewall issue. Most reasonable third-party firewalls allow these connections to be controlled/blocked.
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comment How to block localhost connections with Windows 7/2008R2 firewall
Unless one has a transparent HTTP proxy operating on 127.0.0.1 that simply allows any outbound connection regardless of rules. It's also possible to block these connections, by applying an outbound block to all applications. It simply won't work for individual processes.
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comment How to block localhost connections with Windows 7/2008R2 firewall
That's exactly what's happening
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comment How to connect to Windows 7 via VPN?
Because your work PC is part of a domain, it's quite likely there are some group policies in play that may impose certain restrictions. If there are problems with being able to configure the desired settings, you may need to have a word with the domain administrator.
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