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Add a program to Program Control

May 11, 2010

You can add programs to Program Control to control their ability to access the Internet. Manually configured Program Control settings override any settings that Automatic Program Control makes.


  1. In the Norton Internet Security main window, in the Network pane, click Settings.
  2. Under Smart Firewall, in the Program Control row, click Configure.
  3. In the Program Control window, click Add.
  4. In the Select a program dialog box, browse to the executable file for the program that you want to add.
  5. Click Open.
  6. In the Program Control window, select the access level that you want this program to have. Your options are:
    Allow Allow all access attempts by this program.
    Block Deny all access attempts by this program.
    Manually configure Internet access (Recommended) Create the rules that control how this program accesses the Internet.

    You can set the following criteria for a rule:
    • Action
    • Connections
    • Computers
    • Communications
    • Advanced
    • Description
  7. Click OK.

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