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How To Disable An Outbound Rule In Windows Defender Windows 10

Disabling Outbound Rules In Windows Defender Firewall

In this Windows 10 post, we will be showing you how you can disable an outbound firewall rule within the Windows Defender with Advanced Security.

Disabling a firewall rule is a great way to figure out if the rule is what’s causing a problem with your Windows 10 system, program, or game. And if it’s not you can just enable the rule again with ease instead of having to recreate the rule again, which you would have to do if you deleted an outbound rule. See below the steps for disabling an outbound firewall rule.

Disabling Outbound Rules In Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security:

1. Open the Windows 10 start menu and search “Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security” > Now open it

2. Click “Outbound Rules” in the left menu

3. Now find the rule that you would like to delete and right-click it > Now click “Disable Rule

4. The firewall rule will no longer have an icon next to it which indicates that the rule has now been disabled

There you have it that’s how you can disable an outbound firewall rule in Windows 10 Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security. If you decide that you would like to enable the firewall rule again then right-click the rule and click “Enable Rule“.

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