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#1 Zi11a

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Posted 03 July 2011 - 08:13 PM

Hi,l can't download anything from file sharing site Fileserve if Windows Firewall is on,if l turn it off the it works fine.

How can I prevent windows firewall from blocking Fileserve.


Any help appreciated

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#2 Didier Stevens

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Posted 04 July 2011 - 08:57 AM

What version of Windows do you use?

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#3 ChelseaWoolf

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Posted 14 December 2013 - 01:10 PM

Well you have to have admin access on that computer. You need to go into Control Panel > Security Settings > Windows Firewall.

Then you need to disable it from there.



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Posted 19 December 2013 - 12:05 PM

Here's a thought; if you are blocked from a site, is it just remotely possible that the site could be malicious? I always find it interesting that folks are so addicted to "free" stuff that they will frequently override their security software and browser settings to obtain the content. Don't be an idiot: I would think you could find the same software, or software that offers equivalent functionality elsewhere.


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