How do I block a game in my firewall?

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  1. BMinkie
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    some games I download when I install them say to block the game in my firewall How I do that?
     
  2. Psionic Roshambo

    Psionic Roshambo GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Why would a game ask for you to block it at the firewall?

    (I of course am just yanking your chain, I know why already... lol)
     
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  3. PityOnU

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    Yes, there are many, many entirely legitimately purchased games that tell you to do that.

    You need to configure a firewall rule in Windows.

    Here is some handy-dandy documentation from Microsoft that includes information on how to do that. If you want to pirate games, you are going to have to learn to help yourself.
     
  4. Slamicite

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    What is your OS?
    This is the kind of question I think you may get a faster answer with Google.
     
  5. BMinkie
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    Im using windows 7 ultimate I googled it no luck
     
  6. Cyan

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    Disconnect your router/modem when playing?

    Real answer:
    You need to know what the game is doing, which website it's accessing, which ports it's using.