As we know, Firewall and Antivirus are two basic needs for a computer. It helps us to check our daily online activities and guard us against all the online threats. However, it also led us to an error, “Allow Chrome to Access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus.” But no worries, there are many troubleshooting hacks we can use to get rid of this error. So check the whole article to get the list of these tricks and tips.
So without any further ado, Let’s dive deep into the cream of the article.
Reason to “Allow Chrome to Access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus Settings” issue?
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So why you need to Allow Chrome to Access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus? Your system is protected with a firewall, defender, or antivirus software to protect your system from the attack of a virus or malware attack, scams, frauds, and cyberattacks.
Many times all this software can stop your chrome / any other browser from connecting with the internet. It happens mostly when your antivirus found any potential virus or threat in your online activities.
In the same case, you can also get a different error. Like there is an issue with the DNS settings of your system. So read the whole article to fix this article ASAP!
How to Allow Chrome to Access the Network in your Firewall or Antivirus Settings?
If you are a windows user, you can see this error intermittently. It can be Bothersome too, many times (Like while working.) Thanks to all these tips and tricks, you don’t need any professional help. You can shun this error immediately, with the given steps.
1. Add Exception to Windows Defender
Open the settings, and click on Update & Security.
Now open the Windows Defender section, and then click on Open Windows Defender Security Center.
Now click on Virus & threat protection option.
Then open Virus & threat protection settings.
Now find Exclusions, then click on the Add or remove exclusions option.
Click the Add an exclusion option to add the antivirus exclusion.
Now choose the Google Chrome folder and follow all the on-screen instructions to add the exclusion.
2. Add Exclusion to Windows Firewall
Open the settings, and then search Firewall. Open it.
Now open the Firewall & network protection program.
Then select Allow an app through Firewall.
Now all the installed software on your device will be listed.
Then click on the Change settings option and check the Google Chrome box. Then click OK.
3. Add Exception to the Antivirus Web Shield
Open the Avast antivirus on your device. And go to the dashboard.
After that click, the Menu and click the Settings tab.
Now go to the Exceptions tab under the General tab.
Now click on the ADD EXCEPTION option.
Now add the URL you want to add in the exception option.