Block and Unblock Programs in Windows Firewall

Windows Defender Firewall works like the filter between Internet and your computer. By using it you can block harmful programs to access network resources. You can also unblock a particular program if it was blocked mistakenly. So here in this article we will learn How to Block or unblock a particular program in windows operating system using Firewall Settings.

How to Block and Unblock Programs in Windows Defender Firewall

Step 1: Click on Start Button, Type Firewall and then select Windows Defenders Firewall.

Step 2: After that click on the option allow an app or feature through windows defenders firewall as shown in the picture given below:

Step 3: Now click on change settings

Step 4: You can check or uncheck the applications to allow or disallow it from accessing the network resources.

Step 5: You can allow or disallow the application on public or private networks by using the checkboxes given in the right side of the application

Step 6: If you want to block or unblock a program that is not there in the list then you can use the option allow another app as shown below


In this article we have discussed How to Block or Unblock a program in windows firewall settings. Hope the information given above is helpful to you. If you have any doubts or suggestion regarding the article given above, please feel free to comment. We would be happy to help you.

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