Add Windows Firewall Exceptions in Windows 10

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    The first thing that we need to do is access "Control Panel".
    To do that, we need to right-click on the lower-left corner of the screen and then click "Control Panel".
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    When "Control Panel" opens, we need to click "System and Security".
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    Then, we need to click "Windows Firewall".
    Alternatively, we may click "Allow an app or feature through Windows Firewall". It is located under the Windows Firewall. This time let's click "Windows Firewall".
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    We will find the same link on the left side of the screen, "Allow an app or feature through Windows Firewall".
    We click it.
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    Now, we have several options.
    For example, to start making changes, you need to click "Change settings" located above the list of apps and features. Note that you need to be logged in as an administrator.
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    Now, you can change the settings, for example, to allow the app.
    In this case, let's go ahead and allow "Age of Empires II" through the Private and Public networks. In this case, it is only allowed through the Public network. If we check the Private network and click "OK" at the bottom of the window, we will be able to pass through the firewall on the Public network while playing Age of Empires II. So, set those settings according to your preference, and then you can close this window.
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This concludes our tutorial on how to add an exception in Windows Firewall on Windows 10 computers. Thank you for watching VisiHow! If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comment section below.

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Questions and Answers

Can my PC allow Google Chrome through the firewall using Windows 10?

I upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7. Since this change Google Chrome is not allowed through the Windows firewall. I want it to.. I have tried: Change settings to allow Google Chrome. It does not.. I think it was caused by: Upgrading at your suggestion to Windows 10

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    First of all, download the latest Google Chrome.
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    Right-click the Chrome icon.
    • Select "Properties".
    • Uncheck the compatibility mode for Windows 8 or Windows 7 if it is enabled.
    • You can also use the "Run Compatibility Troubleshooter" feature.
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    You can also download Google Chrome Canary.
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My firewall has a block on , how could I unblock it?

I have some problems in the firewall in letting apps to go through.. I have tried: I went to the firewall to check and see what was blocked. I think it was caused by: I have a program in fixing my computer that needs to fix out dated programs

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I need to add an accounting program and have been told that I have to chnge some exceptions but am unclear of which ones need changing to allow the program to work?

I need to add an accounting program and have been told that I have to chnge some exceptions but am unclear of which ones need changing to allow the program to work. I have tried: Looking at the video and getting to the "allow apps to communicate through windows firewall"

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I have an exception that I don't recognize?

Allow 1900 , allow 1980, allow 8376 appear on the firewall as allowed exceptions, but I do not know what they are, or where they came from? Are they safe?

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