How AVG Firewall Blocks Network Local Traffic?

AVG antivirus is the world’s famous security software which helps you to remove Trojan viruses from your computer system and can install via www.avg.com/retail. This software gives complete protection to your device against internet threat. In this blog, you will read how AVG firewall blocks Network Local Traffic.

Firewall Helps in Blocking Network Local Traffic:

If the user cannot access files on the computer where AVG Firewall is installed then it is necessary to enable Microsoft file sharing and printing in the system services. For this, you should open AVG User Interface. Then in the Tools menu, you have to click on Firewall settings. Now in the left side, under Profiles, you should expand your default profile such as Small home or office network, and then tap on System services. At this point, you need to select MS Printer and File Sharing service. After this, you should go to the System rule details in the Action column just to Allow for all. At last, you need to tap on OK button.

If in case, the computer is connected directly to the Internet, then you should create a safe network:

For this, you need to open the AVG User Interface. Then in the Tools menu, you need to tap on Firewall settings. Now in the left side, just under Profiles you should expand your default profile and then tap on Defined networks. Here, you need to tap on Add network. At this point, you need to type a name for your new network such as Local network. After this, you should select the Network is safe check box. Next, you need to tap on Add IP. Then, you have to Specify the network range and just click on OK button. At last, you should again open MS Printer and File Sharing service and then go to the System rule details to Allow for safe. avg.com/retail

Keep in mind by default the Microsoft file sharing and printing service is enabled just for safe networks in the Small home or office networks profile.

Setup Firewall for “Small Home or Office Network”:

You should open AVG User Interface and then click on Tools, Firewall settings. After this, you should select “Areas and Adapters profiles” from the left hand side of the computer. Now, you should checkmark the box which is labelled “Disable area detection and automatic profile switch”. Through this way, AVG will not auto-detect the profile to use. At this point, you should click on “OK” button. Here, you need to double click the “Firewall Component” from the list of components just under Overview. Then, you have to select “Small home or office network” as the Firewall profile and then tap on “Save Changes”.

VPN Configuration on AVG Firewall:

For this, you should open AVG and then click on menu Tools and then tap Firewall settings. After this, you need to expand Profiles and then tap on your profile and hit on System services. You should Allow rules GRE protocol and PPTP VPN. Now, you have to Save the Firewall settings and then just check it is possible to connect to the VPN server. But if the connection is blocked, then Block rules GRE protocol and PPTP VPN, and then Allow for all rules ESP protocol. At last, Save the Firewall settings and then check it is possible to connect to the VPN server.

The above method gives you the information related to AVG Firewall. If the customer need more detail, then visit to www.avg.com/retail.

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