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Windows 7: Multiple Windows Firewall exceptions for the same program?

15 Jun 2010   #1

Multiple Windows Firewall exceptions for the same program?

I have a couple of programs that have multiple entries in the Allowed programs (such as Skype) and every time I use this program, it adds another one.

They look to be identical. They are all listed in both the "Allowed Programs" as well as the "Advanced Settings" > Inbound Rules. They have the same program path.

I know other Win7 pc's that I have (and use the same software) dont' have this issue, so I would assume that it's a local setting someone on this machine that's making that happen.



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15 Jun 2010   #2
A Guy

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Welcome to Seven Forums keastland. There was a similat thread here, but while there was advice to remove the entries, it does not address their creation.

Win7, Skype + multiple Firewall entries

A Guy
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16 Jun 2010   #3


Thank you. That appears to be exactly the same issue that I/we are experiencing. I'll refer to that thread.

Thanks again.
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