1. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 3
    Win 7 and Win 10
       14 Jun 2015 #1

    Does anyone know how to get to Win 10 Firewall exceptions?


    I need to add and remove certain exceptions but I cannot find out how to get there. Can anyone help please.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    14 Jun 2015 #2

    Start/Control Panel then Windows Firewall
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 3
    Win 7 and Win 10
       14 Jun 2015 #3

    I have done that. There is no link to 'exceptions' as on other versions of windows.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4.    14 Jun 2015 #4

    Pader said: View Post
    I have done that. There is no link to 'exceptions' as on other versions of windows.
    I haven't used Windows 10, therefore I'm not sure how useful my post is going to be to you and whether it's still relevant. However, if Windows 10 is anything like Windows 8 then you'll be able to access/modify Windows Firewall rules through MMC Console.

    1) Start Button > Search for 'MMC Console'.
    2) In MMC Console go to File > Add/Remove Snap-in > Select Windows Firewall With Advanced Security and add it.
    3) Then File > 'Save as' and save the *.msc somewhere (E.G Save to Desktop as 'MMC Console.msc', then you can run it again later without having to add the Windows Firewall Snap-in again)

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	MMC.jpg 
Views:	54 
Size:	268.0 KB 
ID:	21572
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  5. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 3
    Win 7 and Win 10
       14 Jun 2015 #5

    Thank you for your effort but win 10 does not recognise the command 'mmc console'.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       14 Jun 2015 #6

    Pader said: View Post
    I need to add and remove certain exceptions but I cannot find out how to get there. Can anyone help please.
    See if this helps - the wording has changed between Win7 and Win8, but the functionality is the same.

    Windows Firewall from start to finish - Windows Help
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Lake Forest, CA 92630
    Posts : 22
    Windows 10 Pro
       23 Oct 2015 #7

    MMC Console


    Pader said: View Post
    Thank you for your effort but win 10 does not recognize the command 'mmc console'.
    In my win 10 pro just typing in MMC in "run" brings up the console. However I do not see Event Viewer or anything there where one can put in the exceptions. Can anyone elaborate?
    Last edited by drburdi; 23 Oct 2015 at 13:58.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  8. Joined : Jul 2014
    UK
    Posts : 16,475
    Windows 10
       23 Oct 2015 #8

    drburdi said: View Post
    In my win 10 pro just typing in MMC in "run" brings up the console. However I do not see Event Viewer or anything there where one can put in the exceptions. Any anyone elaborate?
    If you go to File and then Add/Remove SnapIn there should be an option to add Event Viewer
    Select add on it then ok back to main screen, should show on the left after this
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  9. Joined : Aug 2015
    Lake Forest, CA 92630
    Posts : 22
    Windows 10 Pro
       24 Oct 2015 #9

    paulsalter said: View Post
    If you go to File and then Add/Remove SnapIn there should be an option to add Event Viewer
    Select add on it then ok back to main screen, should show on the left after this
    Found it and thank you.
    Noticed I have an app name like *.scottrade.com there and tried to add another like *.ameritrade.com but could not accomplish this. It wants to be linked to a specific file but this does not cover other links that Ameritrade uses. That is why I wanted to use *. in front of the site name. Do you know how to do this or am I on the wrong track?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Getting Rid of Firewall Notifications
Hi all, I have Windows Firewall disabled. I know this and it has to stay that way. I use a lot of AV apps that will not function with it on, even with exceptions. In any case, I keep getting toast alerts saying it is disabled and I can't get...
AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
Windows Update and firewall
I run a very hardened system, I lock down all incoming connections and remove all outgoing but core networking on a new install. How can I get windows update to connect to the internet again? I've unblocked svchost.exe for the Windows Update service...
Network and Sharing
firewall services
Latest build. Running ESET free. Anybody else got the same info showing, doesn't appear to be a problem thou. Roy
AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
ZoneAlarm Firewall not working
I tried on several occasions to install zonealarm firewall and got this compatibility blablabla. is anyone using it? What's the standalone firewall program that you'd recommend?
AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
Firewall missing
This is about Windows 8.1, which I'm half thinking of upgrading to TP. A few months ago after a couple of updates the Firewall went missing in action, I don't think its Malware, I've checked with heaps of Malware programmes, and it was straight...
AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 20:54.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 10 Forums