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Block a specific program from accessing the Internet #

  1. Open Windows Firewall with Advanced Security (wf.msc)
  2. Click "Outbound Rules"
  3. Click "New Rule…​"
  4. Click "Program" > "Next"
  5. Click "This program path" > "Browse" > select program to block > "Next"
  6. Click "Block the connection" > "Next"
  7. Leave Domain, Private, and Public checked > "Next"
  8. Type desired name for rule and click "Finish"
If that seems too tedious, check out OneClickFirewall. It adds a context menu item to "Block Internet Access" and another to "Restore Internet Access", leveraging outbound rules in Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.

/windows | Jun 04, 2016

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