- Dec 23, 2014
Something blocks outbound connections of spoolsv.exe (but not H_C or FirewallHardening). This executable is related to printing. This block can be made by system/privacy settings or some other application. For example, on my computer, the svchost outbound connections are commonly blocked by system/privacy settings. FirewallHardening can block only the executables present on the FirewallHardening block list. The Log shows all blocked outbound connections (made by FirewallHardening and other processes). You can also see all FirewallHardening rules by opening Windows Firewall outbound rules. All FirewallHardening rules start with "H_C rule for:"Hi Andy,
an update on my last post: I rebooted the computer for the firewall rule changes to take effect and now I get a firewall log event like so:
By the way, did you finally install the Dell driver on your computer?