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Offline nedw

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Sharemouse blocked by firewall
« on: July 16, 2019, 05:11:16 PM »
Lately Sharemouse is being blocked by Avast (Premier) firewall. I've added an exception, tailored the application settings but this doesn't seem to work. The only way I can access other computers on my network using Sharemouse is by turning off the firewall. Suggestions?

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Re: Sharemouse blocked by firewall
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2019, 06:37:53 PM »
Is your firewall network profile in puplic or private mode?


If in puplic, try setting it to private and reboot ...


Offline nedw

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Re: Sharemouse blocked by firewall
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2019, 10:19:16 PM »
My network is set to private. I've never had this issue before. I just had to add my application settings and there was no conflict.

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Re: Sharemouse blocked by firewall
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2019, 05:31:41 AM »
Try the Geek Area settings, mentioned here: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?msg=1505540
Win8.1 [x64] - Avast PremSec 21.1.2443.B#1 [UI.594] - EEK - Firefox ESR 78.6.1 [NS/uBO/PB] - TB 78.6.1
Avast-Tools: Secure Browser 87.1 - Cleanup P 20.1 - SecureLine 5.9 - Driver Updater 20.2 - CCleaner 5.75
Avast Wissenswertes (Downloads, Anleitungen & Infos): https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=60523.0

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Re: Sharemouse blocked by firewall
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2019, 12:38:12 PM »
Not sure why but Sharemouse started working this morning with no intervention on my part. I went ahead and check the "Geek:area" settings as suggested anyway. Thanks for all the suggestions from the forum members.

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Re: Sharemouse blocked by firewall
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2019, 12:49:59 PM »
NP and thanks for the feedback.
Win8.1 [x64] - Avast PremSec 21.1.2443.B#1 [UI.594] - EEK - Firefox ESR 78.6.1 [NS/uBO/PB] - TB 78.6.1
Avast-Tools: Secure Browser 87.1 - Cleanup P 20.1 - SecureLine 5.9 - Driver Updater 20.2 - CCleaner 5.75
Avast Wissenswertes (Downloads, Anleitungen & Infos): https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=60523.0