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    Discuss Windows Firewall and VPNs

    When running a VPN client from Home, the OS still thinks it's on a Private Network and thus Private, not Public Firewall settings apply. Of course changing it by hand each time is possible but it's also an inconvenience and easy to forget. How do MT members cope with this ?
  2. oldschool

    Q&A Windows Firewall: What outbound rules to enable vital Windows processes/services?

    I am slowly learning to configure Windows Firewall to block all outbound connections, except needed apps and vital Windows services. I could use some help about the processes needed for Windows Update and other essentials. I've been researching this with limited success. :unsure: Thanks in...
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    Q&A Why some vendors tend to rely on Windows Firewall?

    There's an increasing tendency among a wide range of Security Vendors to using Windows firewall. Trend Micro, Emsisoft, Avira, and F-Secure are on that list. Emsisoft had their own Firewall until it was discontinued in October, 2017. F-Secure did the same and is now relying on Windows Firewall...
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    Q&A Emsisoft and Windows Firewall: Your questions, answered

    Read more here All you need to know :)
  5. Soulweave

    Tutorial How to block websites in Windows Firewall guide

    As some users are not aware in how to block websites in Windows Firewall and due to a recent discussion about such topic, below is a guide in how to create rules to block websites in Windows Firewall: 1. Open Windows Firewall from the Control Panel; 2. Select Advanced Settings; On windows 10...
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    Discuss TinyWall 2.1.7

    TinyWall is a free software to harden and control the advanced firewall built into modern Windows systems. TinyWall lets you work while protecting you. No annoying popups and simple configuration. What makes TinyWall special? TinyWall includes a combination of features that sets it apart from...
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    Windows Firewall: Block an Application from Accessing the Internet (Guide)

    HOWTOGEEK.COM - How to Block An Application from Accessing the Internet with Windows Firewall Why Do I Want To Do This? "Some of you might have been sold immediately by the headline, as blocking an application is exactly what you’ve been wanting to do. Others may have opened this tutorial...