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Windows firewall wont allow firefox through even after 'fix'

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  • Last reply by FredMcD

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I followed the steps to allow Firefox through the Windows firewall ( removed, re allowed) but still blocked. Switch the firewall off and all works fine, so it is the firewall causing the problem.

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Remove the rules for Fiefox and Mozilla. Do not add it yourself. Now try Firefox. If there is still a problem, reinstall the browser.

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Thanks for the suggestion, but it made no difference. With the Windows firewall off, all works well. Firewall on- no Firefox. I've removed, then re- allowed in the firewall settings ( both Firefox and Mozilla Firefox entries) and deleted/re-installed the latest Firefox version. Nothing makes any difference!

Jules

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Is the firewall asking you to allow Firefox?