Create Firewall exceptions for QuickBooks programs


QuickBooks uses executable files to perform various functions. See the Configure your anti-virus or firewall programs section for a list of executable files. Then perform the following steps for each file.

  1. From Windows search bar, open Windows Firewall.
  2. Select Advanced Settings.
  3. Right-click Inbound Rules and then select New Rule.
  4. Select Program and then select Next.
  5. Select This Program Path and select Browse.
  6. Navigate the file location. Select Next.
  7. Select Allow the Connection and select Next.
  8. If prompted, make sure all profiles are marked. Select Next.
  9. Give the rule a name. Select Finish.
  10. Repeat the steps above for the Outbound Rules (for step 3, choose Outbound Rules instead of Inbound).
Was this article helpful?
0 out of 0 found this helpful