Block a Program's Internet Access in Windows 8

Introduction

 
In this article, we explain how to block a program's internet access using the Windows Firewall in Windows 8 when we need to block a specific program's internet access for security reasons. To block a program's internet access the best option is the Windows Firewall. The Windows Firewall keeps a computer network safe and secure and provides the ability to block a specified application from accessing the internet.
 

How to bock a program's internet access in Windows 8?

 
Step 1
 
Go to the Control Panel and click on "Windows Firewall".
 
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Step 2
 
In the Windows Firewall window click on "Advanced Settings".
 
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Step 3
 
In this step click on "Outbound rules".
 
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Step 3
 
In this step click on the new rule.
 
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Step 4
 
In this step click on "Program" and click on "Next".
 
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Step 5
 
Now click on "Browse" then select the program to be blocked from accessing the internet then click on "Next".
 
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Step 6
 
Select "Block the connection" and click on "Next" and use the following procedure.
 
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Summary

 
In this article, we learned about Block a Program's Internet Access in Windows 8.