Windows Firewall Control is a small application that extends the functionality of the Windows Firewall, provides quick access to the most popular functions of the Windows 10, 8.1 and 7

firewall. Windows Firewall Control filtering modes:

  • High Filtering: All outgoing and incoming connections are blocked. This mode blocks all attempts to connect from the computer to the computer.
  • Medium Filtering: Outbound connections that do not match the rule are blocked. Only programs that you allow are able to initiate an outbound connection.
  • Low Filtering: Outbound connections that do not match the rule are allowed. You can block the programs you want to block the outgoing connection.
  • No Filtering: Windows Firewall is turned off. Try not to use this mode if you do not have another firewall installed on your computer.

Changes in version:
- New: Added keyboard shortcuts for the Notification Dialog. For more information
please refer to the 'Keyboard shortcuts' section from the user manual.
- New: Added 'Select All' context menu item for all text boxes.
- Fixed: Due to the latest SSL improvements on the hosting server, the check for a
new version does not work anymore.
- Fixed: During install / update, after the UAC prompt, for 1-2 seconds is displayed
the previous page instead of the progress page.
- Fixed: The uninstaller does not work if the WFC service can not be initialized.
- Fixed: In some rare cases, the uninstaller may hang during the uninstallation.
- Fixed: Sorting by Time Generated column in Connections Log does not work.

System requirements:
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 and higher
- Compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 10, 8.1, 8, Windows 7.
- The Windows Firewall service must be enabled to run Windows Firewall Control.
- DNS Client must be enabled for the notifications to work properly.

Malwarebytes, the developer of the popular Malwarebytes Premium and Malwarebytes Free security solutions, acquired Windows Firewall Control in June 2018. This is not the first purchase of a company. In 2016, Malwarebytes bought AdwCleaner, a popular PUP removal tool, and a year earlier, another utility was purchased in 2015 to clean up the unwanted Junkware Removal Tool.

Download Malwarebytes Windows Firewall Control (2.6 MB):

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