How To Prevent Access Of A Windows Program From Specific IP Using Windows Firewall? Print

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The following steps will assist you in blocking a single IP address or a range of IP addresses in the default firewall of Windows Server to prevent access to a Windows Program.

1. Log in to your Windows Server or VPS via RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol).

2. Click on the Start button and go to Administrative Tools.

Start -> Administrative Tools


3. Find the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security option and open it.

4. On the Left side of the Windows Firewall, Right-Click on the Inbound Rules option.

5. Click on New Rule.

6. Select Program as a rule type and click on the Next button.

7. In the next screen, you will be asked to add a Program.

- If you want to apply the rule to all the programs on the computer, Select the All Programs radio button.

- If you want to apply the rule to the specific program, Select the This Program Path radio button. Once you have selected this option, browse the path and add it.

8. Click on the Next button.

9. Now, you will be asked to apply the action. Select Block the Connection and go Next.

10. Leave all of the options checked in the Profile wizard and click on the Next button.

11. Specify the Name of your rule.

12. Now, Right-Click on the rule and click on Properties.

13. Go to the Scope section and Add an IP or IP Range that you want to block for the program under the Remote IP Address section.

14. Click on Apply button and Ok.


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