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For some reason I'm having some site pestering my LogMeIn account with a bad login. It is consistently the same IP. Rather than relying upon LogMeIn's rudimentary login security I'd rather entirely block that IP entirely. How do I do that using Windows Firewall?

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Open Windows Firewall with Advanced Security by running wf.msc. On the left, select Inbound Rules, then under the Action menu, choose New Rule.

  • On the Rule Type page, choose Custom.
  • On Program, choose "All programs."
  • On Protocol and Ports, leave the default of Any.
  • On Scope, select "These IP addresses" in the remote addresses section and add the problematic IP address in the Add dialog.
  • On Action, choose "Block the connection."
  • On Profile, leave the defaults of everything checked.
  • Finally, on Name, give the rule a name and optionally a description.
  • where is protocol qnd ports? – greenber Dec 22 '16 at 21:21
  • @greenber It's one of the steps in the New Inbound Rule Wizard that appears once you select Custom on the first (Rule Type) page. – Ben N Dec 22 '16 at 21:22
  • thank you!! between the both of you it works like a champ! – greenber Dec 23 '16 at 21:56

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