how do you give a program internet access

You know how when you install a new program, or use it for the first time, a little window will pop up asking if you want to give it internet access? It gives you three options: allow access, allow access one time, and block access. I just installed a new program, but when the window came up, it was already set to "block access", and I accidentally agreed. Any idea how to enable full access again?
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Open Windows Firewall by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Security, and then clicking Windows Firewall. In the Windows Firewall, click Allow a program through Windows Firewall on the left panel. You may be prompted for an administrator password or to continue. You can add a program or change a programs setting on Exceptions tab of the Windows Firewall Settings screen.

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Last updated September 19, 2021 Views 18,687 Applies to: