How To Add An Exception To The AVG Firewall


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

From the main AVG window select "Firewall" in the upper right hand corner.

AVG Firewall main window
AVG Firewall, Applications

Under small home or office network select "Applications". In the new window left click on the "Add" button.

In this window select the "..." button. This will open up your windows file browser.

AVG Firewall, Applications, File Browser
AVG Firewall, Select HideMyIP.exe

In the browser navigate to c:\Program Files\Hide-My-IP (64 bit users will need to navigate to c:\Program Files(x86)). Once in the Hide My IP folder select HideMyIP.exe and select "open".

Ensure that "Allow for all" is selected as shown in the screen shot below. If your screen matches then select "Apply"

AVG Firewall, Allow for All
AVG Firewall, Allow HideMyIPSrv.exe

Go back to step two and repeat the directions to add "HideMyIPSrv.exe as well.

Select OK on the bottom of the window. Once completed you can close AVG's window. You have successfully added the exception!

Allowing Programs With Various Firewalls