1.    26 Oct 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Pro

    Firewall blocking GOOGLE, STEAM, SPOTIFY


    This started occurring a few weeks ago and my co-worker advised me to check out this site to seek any help.

    My google chrome all of a sudden stopped working, so I had uninstalled and attempted to reinstall it but it would give me the following error "Unable to connect to the internet. If you use firewall, please whitelist GoogleUpdate.exe"

    Also when I try to run GTA V through Steam it gives me this error "Error Code: -105" and says unable to connect to server.

    Spotify doesn't not pick up connection nor does my Nvidia Gerforce program.

    There are other programs that also have no connections but some programs like Internet Edge and Netflix work and I cant seem to figure out what the problem is, any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks,

    Nightwing598
    Last edited by Nightwing598; 26 Oct 2015 at 22:12.
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  2.    27 Oct 2015 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2014
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    64-bit 10240 10 Pro

    You can adjust the settings to your Firewall. Just go to administrative tools/Windows Firewall and poke around in the settings/options.
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  3.    27 Oct 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2015
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    Thread Starter

    I've tried disabling and re-enabling the firewall.
    Even tried to bypass said applications, but it still doesn't help. 😤
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  4.    28 Oct 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Are you using the Windows Firewall?

    Does it work when disabled altogether?
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  5.    28 Oct 2015 #5
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    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by garydexter View Post
    Are you using the Windows Firewall?

    Does it work when disabled altogether?
    Yes I have the Windows Defender.

    When I disable it, nothing changes. Still gives me the same errors
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  6.    28 Oct 2015 #6
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 149
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Nightwing598 View Post
    Yes I have the Windows Defender.

    When I disable it, nothing changes. Still gives me the same errors
    I asked about Windows Firewall - not Windows Defender.

    The 2 are very different...
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  7.    28 Oct 2015 #7
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
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    Try going to the control panel and restore defaults
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