Fix Windows Firewall Has Blocked Some Features Of This App in Windows 10/8

For security, I have enabled the built-in Windows Firewall to prevent viruses, worms and hackers from exploit Windows 10 and use it to block suspicious activity. However, everytime I open certain app or software and it requires the internet connection like Chrome, Spotify, Transmission, it pops up the warning “Window Firewall has blocked some features of this app” message repeatedly. I have to click on Allow access button to correspond activity repeatedly and it is really frustration. Continue reading

Windows 10 firewall blocks wuapihost.exe what is the process

I have enabled the built-in firewall on my Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10 Pro 64-bit and I am on my local private home network. When I was browseing the webpage, the system poped up a dialog box saying that Windows firewall has blocked some features of C:\Windows\System32\wuapihost.exe. It asked if I would like to allow or cancel wuapihost on public networks and I found that its publisher is Microsoft Corporation. Continue reading

Cannot RDP to Windows 8.1 on Mac by Remote Desktop client app

I have upgraded to the Windows 8.1 Preview on my Surface Pro. It transfers over all seeting from Windows 8 correctly. However, I keep getting RDP issues. When I use the latest version of client RDP app 2.1.1 to Remotely access windows 8.1 preview’s desktop, it shows the error message on my Mac OSX Mountain Lion: Continue reading

Fix Comodo Firewall working on Windows 8.1 Preview

The Windows 8.1 built-in firewall is much better than the previous version. But compared with 3rd party firewall like Kaspersky’s, Norton Internet Security and Comodo software, it comes with limitative features and doesn’t have good protection. If you have installed the Comodo Firewall 6.2 on Windows 8.1 Preview tablet or computer, you might notice that Comodo is not working at all. Continue reading

How to Allow/Block Program in Windows 8 Firewall on Surface Pro

For regular home user or beginner, the built-in firewall of Windows 8 use simply and also provides enough security and the easy way to monitor netowrk. Without any other software, you are able to allow or block any program that have one installed on your system through a Firewall. You just need to change these settings manually on Surface Pro tablet. Continue reading