VMware connection is blocked, when Firewall is active

When installing Avira AntiVir Firewall, VMware connections are blocked by default. To allow these connections, create an adapter rule for VMware in the Firewall:

  1. Open AntiVir and go to Extras - Configuration
  2. Activate the Expert mode
  3. Click Firewall - Adapter rules - Default
  4. Press Add rule and select Allow VMWARE connections
  5. Press OK to save and activate the rule.
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Affected products

  • Avira AntiVir Professional, Version 10 [Windows]
  • Created : Wednesday, March 17, 2010
  • Last updated: Tuesday, October 11, 2011
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