The K7 firewall feature comes with the K7 Total Security product. This feature will help you connect your computer to a secure network and record the network event logs.
Continue reading this page to know more about the K7 antivirus firewall feature.
K7 Firewall Configuration
As said above, the K7 antivirus feature comes along with the K7 Total Security product. So, as the first step of configuration, install the K7 Total Security software on your computer if you haven’t installed it yet. Then configure the firewall filter rule as per your preferences.
The below section explains the “K7 firewall configuration” in detail.
Installing the K7 Total Security Software
Before installing the K7 security software, uninstall or disable (if any exist) the existing antivirus product on your computer. Also, ensure that your computer (that you're using) meets the minimum system requirements of the K7 product.
Step 1:Download the K7 Total Security software installer file from the product’s official support page.
Step 2:Run the installer file on your computer. If you have purchased the setup CD of the software from the retail store, then insert it into the computer and open the installer file.
Step 3:Install the K7 Total Security software by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
Enabling the Firewall setting
Step 1:Open the K7 software on your computer.
Step 2:Click the DETAILS option.
Step 3:Go to the Firewall section.
Step 4:Enable all the necessary settings as per your preferences.
Step 5:Finally, save the configured settings.
Configuring the Firewall Filter Rule
Step 1:Begin the configuration process by signing in to the K7 security UTM.
Step 2:After signing in, locate the option named “Configuration” and select it.
Step 3:Click the Firewall/NAT tab.
Step 4:Select the Filter Rules option.
Step 5:Now, to add a new rule, click on the Add button.
Step 6:In the given field, type the rule name of your preferences and select the Accept/ Drop/ Reject option from the Action menu.
Step 7:Configure the protocol settings as per your preferences.
Step 8:Navigate to the Source Address section.
Step 9:Enter the IP/Mac address in the Source Zone field.
Step 10:Go to the Destination Address section and type the DMZ/WAN details in the Destination Zone field.
Step 11:Finally, save the settings.
How To Disable The K7 Antivirus
You can enable or disable the K7 Antivirus firewall setting as per your preferences. To disable or turn off the Firewall option, follow the simple step-by-step instructions given below.
Step 1:Locate the K7 Total Security software icon on your computer’s taskbar and double-click on it.
Step 2:Now, the antivirus software will open.
Step 3:On the main screen, click on the option named “DETAILS.”
Step 4:Go to the Firewall section.
Step 5:Click the ON/OFF toggle button beside the Application Control option under Firewall to turn it off.
Step 6:As soon as you click the toggle button, a dialog box named “Confirm Security Change” will appear on the screen. Then, select the time zone where you wish to disable the Application Control option and click the Yes button.
Step 7:Similarly, turn off the Rule Filtering and Intrusion Detection options of the Firewall feature and close the application.
To enable the disabled firewall options, open the K7 firewall software and go to the DETAILS tab. Under the Firewall section, enable all the options by clicking the toggle button.
Firewall Alert Incoming Packet Blocked In K7
Are you getting a pop-up dialog box with the message “Firewall alert incoming packet blocked in K7?” If yes, don’t panic. This is a normal alert message generated by the K7 application to inform you that an unknown source has tried to access your data or hack your device. Normally, when the security software finds and blocks unknown access on your computer, this alert message is displayed on the screen.
To block this alert message from popping up in the future, follow the simple troubleshooting instructions given below.
Step 1:As the first step of troubleshooting the “Firewall alert incoming packet blocked in K7” error, check whether your computer is connected to a stable Internet.
Step 2:Also, make sure that you’re using a good NAT router for the connectivity.
Step 3:Run a virus scan on your computer using the K7 Total Security software to remove the hidden threats.
Step 4:Block the alerts by configuring the notification settings on the software.
Step 5:If none of these techniques fix the problem, contact us.
K7 Firewall Blocking Internet
“Is K7 antivirus blocking your computer from connecting to the Internet?” If yes, perform the instructions given below to allow Internet access on your computer.
Step 1:Disable the Firewall settings of your K7 Total Security software temporarily.
Step 2:Now, check whether your computer can connect to the Internet.
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