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Firewall Software Causes Problems for Automation Batch Tools

While our automation batch tools tool uses normal standard internet requests, some firewall solutions will still block all unknown software.

How Firewalls Interact with Internet Enabled Software

Most firewall software programs default to silently block all internet enabled applications unless explicitly specified otherwise in configuration. This includes most Windows programs such as our automation batch tools program.


Firewall Solutions to Get Automation Batch Tools Working

NOD32 client version 3:
  • View advanced mode
  • Select Setup
  • Click - Antivirus and antispyware
  • In Web access protection click Configure
  • Expand HTTP and click Web browsers
  • NOD32 will automatically consider" Automation Batch Tools as web browser" (checked) - you must uncheck it for Automation Batch Tools to work.


Norton 360:
  • Whitelist / add the program Automation Batch Tools in Program Rules


ESET Smart Security:
Solution:
  • Set it to learning mode.


Kaspersky anti-virus:
Solution:
  • Pause it


Other software and hardware firewall solutions:
Solution:
  • Investigate possible logs and options.
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Automation Batch ToolsAbout Automation Batch Tools

Automation Batch Tools is a tool for automation and batch processing of repetitive tasks on the computer. Automate all sorts of file and web related jobs you need to have done on many files.
     
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