In this article, Taimienphi will guide you how to use Windows Firewall to block a certain range of IP addresses in Windows 7 operating system. In this way you can use the firewall function on windows to block access. Any IP address range, follow along to know how to do it.
Instructions on how to use Windows Firewall to block IP address ranges
Here we will get any IP address: 126.96.36.199 – 188.8.131.52
Step 1: Start the firewall controller
– Press the key combination: Windows + R open the Run box
– Type the word WF.msc -> Enter
Step 2: Choose Inbound Rules in Windows Firewall.
+ Next, you choose New Rule (Under Inbound Rules)
+ In the next window, you choose Custom -> Next
+ At the next screen, you press next
+ You keep choosing next
+ In the next window, you choose These IP addresses, and click Add …
+ In the new window, enter the IP address range: 184.108.40.206/15
After choosing OK, the IP range will be displayed in the cell These IP addresses, you choose next
+ Next screen, you choose block the connection, and choose Next / Next
+ At the window, you name the settings just installed -> Select finish
+ After clicking Finish, you will see the settings just now in the left column of the interface
To edit and delete the settings just now, you just need to move the cursor to the Taimienphi area (the rule has been set) and select the functions. Delete, Copy, Cut, Properties.
Above, Taimienphi instructed you how to use Windows Firewall to block any range of IP addresses, so that you can block access to the ip range with the built-in firewall function on Windows 7 systems.