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Windows 7: How to block outgoing connection of any application on firewall.?


09 Dec 2012   #1

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64
 
 
How to block outgoing connection of any application on firewall.?

Hi to all seven forum.
I wanted to know how do I block an outgoing internet connection of a game from firewall or additional antivirus.?
I have windows seven ultimate sp1 32 bits. and avast 6 installed. in windows firewall, I cant find any option to block an application. so tell me how to block from windows firewall and avast antivirus.

on right click menu of max payne 3 in firewall, I cant find its blocking option.


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is this the option to block game outgoing connection in avast..? help me bcoz I want to play max payne 3 offline, (i can play MP3 via disconnect internet connection but I don't want to dc from net)
Note: I dont want to update MP3.
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09 Dec 2012   #2

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64
 
 

I think I almost done it myself.. is this option for block outgoing connection.?

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if yes. then just guide me from avast..
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09 Dec 2012   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

click outbound rules and follow the prompts, you will have to navigate to the exe of the application you are blocking. same for inbound rules,
if you dont want updates!
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09 Dec 2012   #4

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
click outbound rules and follow the prompts, you will have to navigate to the exe of the application you are blocking. same for inbound rules,
if you dont want updates!
MP3 is not in outbound rules. its in inbound rules..
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09 Dec 2012   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

sorry i forgot to mention,
click outbound rules then on the right click new rule,make sure program is dotted then click next, then navigate/browse to mp3 in program files
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09 Dec 2012   #6

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64
 
 

ok, I done that in windows firewall, what about avast..?
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09 Dec 2012   #7

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

it depends if avast overules the firewall, i use MSE which runs alongside windows firewall, avast may use its own firewall,i dont know, however there must be a similar setting in avast to block a prog ,

edit: just had a google,it seems avast shield overules windows firewall,so blocked programs still get through.
would you consider using MSE.
if so be sure to completely rmove avast, there is probably an Avast removal tool if you google it
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09 Dec 2012   #8

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64
 
 

okay, I launched the game and seems its really blocked from windows firewall. avast didn't need to disturb. thanks mate.
cheers
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