Why My Mcafee Firewall Blocking Internet?

 Why My Mcafee Firewall Blocking?

McAfee is an antivirus software that is capable of protecting your computer from viruses or malware. It has advanced security solutions to fix even the most recent threats. McAfee supports Windows, iOS, macOS, and Android operating systems. McAfee will block spam apps and untrusted sites as well. Sometimes, it may also block the Internet connection. Consider the ways given below to fix the McAfee firewall blocking issue.

Enabling Internet Connection

  • Double-click on the M shield icon on your Windows taskbar.
  • Select the Web and Email Protection tab and go to the Firewall link.
  • When the Firewall options window appears, confirm whether the Firewall is turned on.
  • Scroll down and check the rules you have created.
  • Now, grant access to any programs that require access to the Internet.
  • You can restore the settings to the factory defaults if the connection is blocked.
  • All the settings will be restored back to the factory defaults.
  • Select the Restore Defaults option and continue with the on-screen instructions.
  • Once the settings have been reset, you will be able to access the Internet.

Enabling Blocked Apps

  • Go to the blocked list in the McAfee application.
  • Now, search for the apps that are in the blocked list.
  • Select the app and click on the Edit option. Click Open.
  • Now, checkmark the Incoming and Outgoing box under Access.
  • Change the type and click on the Save button.
  • If the issue persists, temporarily disable the McAfee security.
  • Right-click on the McAfee antivirus icon on the taskbar and select the Disable or Stop option from the displayed list.
  • You can choose a time period to disable McAfee.
  • Once you have installed the required apps, enable the McAfee security.
  • You can right-click on the antivirus icon and select the Enable option.
  • Now, the McAfee firewall blocking issue is fixed.


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