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Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings

Chrome Internet access error comes in very various ways but if you got this ‘Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings‘ so that means something goes pretty wrong with your antivirus and firewall, that’s why he blocks the chrome internet access.

So let’s know where the error comes from sometimes if the firewall found any suspicious activity in the program so, they can block the program internet access, that’s doesn’t mean that you can’t access the internet in the entire system, they can block the access of any specific program and apps at their system security configuration.

It not only happens with the Windows firewall such as Antivirus and also a Windows defender can do this, for protecting the system from threat and virus, malware they can block the internet access for the apps and program where they came from, on this case if you download and land on any website which has or support the virus, malware or threat on chrome if antivirus feels, the system in danger, so they can block the access for defending the system.

The process of blocking is automated so they can’t promote any warning or error message before it, you only can be seen it on the chrome once you know what is going on so you can solve it. okay, what’s the solution to it?

The only one is, you have to reconfigure all of antivirus, firewall, and Windows defender to bring back the Chrome internet access, here we did it for you, for navigating each thing we separate the solution to fix the Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings.

Solutions of ‘Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings’

Configure the Windows Firewall for Chrome Internet Access

Windows Firewall is a Component of Microsoft windows which also known as Internet Connection Firewall, they responsible for any kind of internet connection activity on windows, so they can block access to the internet connection when they detected something anonymous things.

Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings

The error appears when something goes wrong with the Windows firewall configuration so what you have to do, you have to reconfigure all the settings which needs for bring back the chrome internet connection.

  • First, go to the system search panel which appears bottom-left or your window toolbar, and put your Search, which you wanna fine in this case we are searching for Windows Firewall, once you put the word and hit the enter a result will appear which navigate for system settings, ‘Windows Defender Firewall‘ open it.
  • Once you get inside on Windows Defender firewall, go to their advance setting to set the new configuration, which appears on the left side of the Windows Defender firewall and below the restore defaults.
Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings

Now this will take you to the Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced security, on the tab you can see various advanced security options such as inbound rules, outbound rules, connection security rules, and monitoring also, they come under the ‘Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced security on local computer’.

  • After that take a look at the inbound rules for granting internet access to chrome you have to add a new rule on inbound, you easily can do by clicking the New rules which show the right side of windows on the action tab.
Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings
  • When you click on New rules a ‘New Inbound Rule Wizard‘ will appear, here are various options for some different usability such as Program, Port, Predefined, and you also can add a custom one, but we need to choose Program, after selection hit on the Next to go forward in the process.
  • In the next step, we are set the configure for a specific program or app such as Chrome, so you have to select the ‘This program path:‘ which by default sets on all programs.
Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings
  • Now we need the path of the chrome application program file, how we get that, after the installing application, data will be saved in the program file, which you can find on your System drive.

Follow the navigation for the path of the Chrome application, click the browser and navigate Windows c: Drive >> Program Files >> Google >> Chrome >> Application >> and select the Chrome.exe, Now you will get something like this.
“C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe”

  • Once you get the path then click next, on the next step select allow the connection from the visible option, this includes connections that are protected with IPsec as well as those are not, after that hit on the next.
  • Here you have to select all the internet profiles such as Domain, Public and Private.
Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings
  • In the last step set a name, and the description is optional so you don’t need to fill it, leave it blank and finish the process of chrome internet connection configuration.
Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings

Once you have done, simply restart your system for applying the software and hardware changes, and once you back on your system launch chrome and visit any website to test your internet access.

Now I hope the error ‘Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings’ not remaining anymore if not so you also have to configure your Antivirus or Windows Security.

Configure the Windows defender security for Chrome Internet Access

Windows defender security is the component of Microsoft windows which also known as anti-malware, Microsoft has introduced it on windows 10 which you know as Windows defender security center.

Windows defender security protects your system from viruses, malware, rootkits, Trojans, spyware, spam, phishing, and other things which they feel dangerous for the system and security, sometimes you may see, windows don’t allow the installation of apps or software and also block the downloads sometimes, this all done by windows defender security.

Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings

Windows Defender security has features like other antivirus or also more than that such as Virus and Threat Protection, Account protection, Firewall & network protection, Apps & browser control, Device security, Device performance & health, and a Family option where you can manage the devices which around yours.

Now as you know windows defender can block the access internet access to protecting the system security, so maybe if they feel something wrong with chrome that means if you ever download the file which affected by virus and malware, This causes the program file to be corrupted.

In this case, they can block the internet access of the program which affected, you may get this error ‘Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings’.

To grant the access bring back you can add the exclusion on windows Defender Antivirus for that specific Program.

“Windows defender antivirus won’t scan items that you’ve excluded, Exclude item could Contain Threat make your device vulnerable”

  • At the first for adding exclusion visit on windows Security home for that go to the system search panel which appears bottom-left or your window toolbar, and put your Search ‘Windows Security‘, and hit the enter a result will appear which navigate for system app, ‘Windows Security‘ open it.
  • Once you inside of it, on his home screen you can see various options of security or health, you need to visit the Virus or threat protection to add the exclusion, so just click on the virus or threat protection.
Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings
  • After that a virus & threat protection tab appears on your screen here you have to visit his settings, where you can go by clicking on the Manage settings, this come under the virus and threat protection settings.
Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings
  • Now you are on the virus and threat protection settings page scroll a little bit down for finding the Exclusion Feature, once you found it then go to the add or remove exclusions, which appears below of Exclusion Feature.
Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings
  • Under the exclusion tab, you have to add an exclusion, which you can do by clicking on Add an exclusion, once you click on it some options will appear such as File, Folders, Process, and File type, in your case you have to choose File if you wanna add an exclusion for some specific program or app such as Google Chrome.
Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings
  • Okay once you choose the file, then it will take you on a system drive here you have to navigate chrome.exe to add the exclusion. you can find the chrome.exe under the system program file just follow our steps to navigate it.
  • Windows c: Drive >> Program Files >> Google >> Chrome >> Application >> and select the Chrome.exe, and hit the okay.

May you got something like it not exactly but, “C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe”

Once you have done, simply restart your system for applying the software and hardware changes, and once you back on your system launch chrome and visit any website to test your internet access.

Now I hope the error ‘Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings’ not remaining anymore if not so you also have to configure your Antivirus. maybe,

Configure the Antivirus for Chrome Internet Access

Today antivirus is decreasing in popularity because are windows comes with preloaded antivirus, and those works pretty well, so why we need an antivirus if we have such a secure way to protect our pc.

But if you wanna make your system more secure such as antivirus have more ability to scan deeply your system and find or remove the virus, threat, and malware, you use can use one.

But just like Windows Firewall or Defender, the antivirus can also block the access of internet if they found something suspicious or wrong with any program or apps and you got this error ‘Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings’ if the Google Chrome is one of them.

Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings

The solution for antivirus is pretty same as Windows firewall and Defender, just you have to add an exclusion after that the antivirus does not scan the file which under the exclusion. and maybe you got the back you internet access of chrome or other programs which you exclude from antivirus scan radius.

I hope the error is “Allow Chrome to access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus settings” not remaining anymore, if you detect some other issue with that so may you can contact us.

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