How To Block A Program With Windows Firewall
Hi! Through this article i will show you how to block a program’s connection to the internet using windows firewall. So just follow up the guide to block the program.
First of all, open up the run dialog box by pressing “WIN+R” keys.
Type in “wf.msc” & hit the enter button from keyboard to open the windows firewall controls (You can do this with start menu search form as well)
From left pane, click on “Outbound rules” & you may come up with a bunch of allowed rules list, click on “New Rule” from right window.
Now, select type as “Program” & hit the next button, it will ask you for the path (folder) of the application that you want to block. Click on “Browse” button & search for the executable file.
After you’re done with above step, hit the next button & it will take you to the next page. Make sure that “Block the application” is checked & hit next. In this window, make sure every checkbox is checked (for assuring proper blockage) & hit Next again.
In next page, it will ask you for a name & description of the program which is blocked, this is for your reference, give a name to it & fill up a short description about it (to keep it sorted with other rules) & hit the finish button.
That’s all, the program will be blocked by your firewall & windows won’t let it to connect to the internet.