How To Add An Exception To Avast Firewall


By following the directions below you can add an exception to the Avast Firewall.

From the main Avast window left click on the Firewall section of the left navigation menu.

Current Avast Status
Avast Application Rules

Next, left click on "Application Rules" in the left navigation menu under Firewall.

Select "New Group" and add Hide My IP.

Avast Application Rules, New Group
Avast Application Rules, New Group, New Rule

Now left click "New Application Rule" and add HideMyIP.exe.

Left click on the on the yellow bars and drag your mouse until all 5 bars are lit.

Avast Application Rules, Allow All
Avast Application Rules for HideMyIPsrv.exe

Now repeat the steps above for HideMyIPsrv.exe.