The Norton Smart Firewall software is very much helpful in preventing your computer from threats. It is also useful in monitoring network-related activities to block some specific programs and sites. If you do not want any application or website to be blocked, follow the easy ways below to prevent the Norton Smart Firewall software from blocking them.
To resolve the Norton firewall blocking communication issue, follow the instructions given below.
Proceed with the following instructions to prevent your Norton Firewall software from blocking the Google Chrome app.
The instructions given below will help you to fix the Norton Firewall blocking communication issue.
To turn off the Norton Firewall feature, follow the instructions given below.
Perform the following steps,
If Norton 360 firewall blocks file sharing, it is because the application's default configuration prevents file sharing and remote desktop. You need to go to the Norton application and check the trust level of your network. In case your computer is connected to a restricted network, the public network exceptions will be disabled by default.
You can follow these guidelines to resolve the Norton 360 firewall blocking file-sharing issue.
Generally, Norton 360 firewall blocks wireless devices, file sharing, and some services for security purposes. However, the user can choose to add exceptions for devices such as wireless printers by following the steps given below.
If you are using multiple printers and need to add an exception for one printer, you have to find out the name assigned by the computer for that printer.
There are multiple ways to allow VPN services when using Norton Firewall.
Here is the first method:
Here is another method to bypass Norton firewall and use a VPN service.