Firewall on Windows® 7 block program
What are the difficulties faced when firewall on Windows 7 blocks programs? What is the origin of this problem and how can the problem be fixed?
Windows 7 firewall block program is not much different than Windows XP. If a user wants to turn on the firewall, they just need to go to the control panel and select security and can block the program from there. If the block program is on, it will protect the system from spyware, virus and malicious programs. If the firewall is not turned on, it will automatically load the malicious file from Internet (if we downloading any files from internet). You can block all incoming connections from networks, including the Internet or any home networks through block program. It is very easy to block an application, just check for unblock and uncheck for block. Most of the programs are blocked by Windows firewall for the security of the computers by default. The main problem for block program is we cannot open some usual sites from net. In order to unblock the useful sites, you need to give the corresponding sites in exceptions list in the Windows Firewall.
The following are some problems of Windows 7 firewall block program:
- Block the usual sites
- Not allowed some quick access
- Cannot access some popular sites
Block the usual sites
You can block and unblock the programs in Windows firewall. First you have to click the start button and then go to the control panel, and then select the security and take the Windows firewall and click the change settings and continue. After that, go to the advanced tab. If users want to unblock the application, just put check and uncheck the application. If the application is not there in the list, users can add the application through the add program button. If the user allowed to block the programs, they cannot access some usual sites.
Not allowed some quick access
You can use the firewall settings when the computers need maximum protection. If the user connects to public network airport or hotel or the when it is spreading trough the Internet, in this settings users are not notified when this firewall block programs. When users block all incoming connections, still users can view most of the webpages, receive and send emails, and receive and send short messages also. Some allowed sites are not quickly viewable because of some security reasons.
It protects the system from virus, spyware and other malicious programs. If the firewall is turned off, the system may not be secure from unwanted access. It helps to prevent hacking and unwanted software from gaining access to the computer through the Internet or online networks. If users block the unsecured application through firewall, surely they can protect the computers from malicious software.
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