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Kudos0

Norton Internet Security Firewall Blocks Chrome

Just recently, the last week or 2 the firewall has been blocking Chrome and Firefox. IE can get through, most games can get through. Thing is that I used Chrome for all my internet stuff. I have made sure the virus definition downloads are current. I have reset the firewall to default setting and that used to work temporarily, but it would always eventually go back to blocking Chrome. Today when I tried to reset to default it worked temporarily but halfway through a Youtube video it blocked Chrome again. Now even reseting it does nothing and I have restarted my PC numerous times.

P.S. Not sure what version number it is. The information screen just says Norton Internet Security. Last live update was 9/13/2014 1:09 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Kudos0

Re: Norton Internet Security Firewall Blocks Chrome

Try opening NIS, Click Settings, Click Network, Click Smart Firewall, Click Configure[+] beside Program Rules. Locate Chrome in the list and see what it says on the right. It should say Auto or Allow. Auto is best though.

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit / Norton Security v.22.19.x
Kudos0

Re: Norton Internet Security Firewall Blocks Chrome

Thanks for the quick response, but when i try this as soon as i hit the configure button it freezes up the whole norton program to the point that it can't even be closed by task manager and I have to reset my PC.

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Re: Norton Internet Security Firewall Blocks Chrome

Hi,mmoon23. Welcome. It might be worth trying the Norton Remove and Reinstall Tool, if Norton is misbehaving.

It will replace your copy with a clean one. http://www.norton.com/nrnr

Please read the Before you begin note and run Live Update after, until no more are found.

A reboot after is advised, and particularly if you have Windows 8, as it needs to be correctly shut down for Norton to properly update.

 Check this link for info    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-AU/windows-8/how-shut-down-turn-off-pc

Windows 10 Home X 64

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