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Windows 7: Should I configure my firewall to block all connections on public netw

09 May 2014   #1
Jeroen52

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Should I configure my firewall to block all connections on public netw

The title pretty much explains itself, I like to keep my laptop safe in public networks.
There is an option to block all connections, even if it is allowed in the firewall.
Should I use this option, and how aggressive is it at blocking connections?


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09 May 2014   #2
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Blocking all connections will not let you connect to the net.
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09 May 2014   #3
Jeroen52

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Blocking all connections will not let you connect to the net.
Seems that the option is only blocking incoming connections, that is how I like it.
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