Damn Java/Windows Firewall to hell. I need help.

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  1. TheDreamLord
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    java.net.SocketException: Permission denied: connect​


    I get this every time I connect to the MCUpdate on Minecraft launcher (it starts up all the time). Also, when I attempt to connect to a server, I get:
    java.net.SocketException: Permission denied: connect
    I also get Fatal Error occured Permission denied: connect when trying to update. Please help me. I've tried reinstalling different versions of Java, all failed. I've uninstalled, rebooted, reinstalled and no good.
    My specs are:
    Gtx 560 Ti nVidia Gainward Golden Sample 1Gb
    Intel i3
    Windows 7 x64 Service pack 1
    4gb RAM

    And this problem only recently started today. I also can not use Java applets anymore. I've checked my firewalls.
     
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    Windows Firewall deals with serving, not accessing. It's something else denying it. Check the settings in your AV, it might have it's own firewall you're not aware of.
     
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    My AV has no firewall, this only started yesterday. It's Nod32, and I've had it since I got this computer.
     
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    'Cause auto-updates don't exist and there's no way ever that a settings file could get accidentally reset or corrupt and reloaded? :P

    Check every piece of security software you have. Anything that's supposed to protect your computer from anything universally.
     
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    This is basically what I get on servers.


     
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    Any chance you can try in safe mode?
    http://www.computerhope.com/issues/chsafe.htm
     
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