Stop nero from updating
Some simple and commonplace examples are as follows.You might have an application that insists on automatically updating itself, but find that those updates break some functionality and you want to stop them.In the “New Outbound Rule Wizard,” confirm that the “Program” option is selected, and then click the “Next” button.On the “Program” screen, select the “This program path” option, and then type (or browse for) the path to the program you want to block. When you use the “Browse” command to select an EXE file, Windows defaults to using what are known as environmental variables if the particular path includes a given path portion represented by one of those variables.Read on as we show you how to lock down an application via the Windows Firewall.Some of you might have been sold immediately by the headline, as blocking an application is exactly what you’ve been wanting to do.
If you want the rule only to apply when you’re at the public Wi-Fi spot at the coffee shop, then just check Public. You’ll now have an entry at the top of the “Outbound Rules” list for your new rule. If you want to tweak and refine the rule you can double click on the entry and make adjustments—like adding local exceptions (e.g.
In our case it looks like this: It’s possible this is some quirk isolated to the current version of the Windows 10 firewall, and that you can use environmental variables in other versions, but we’d encourage you to just remove the variable and use the full and absolute file path to save yourself a headache today and down the road.