To ensure your software firewall is not blocking Anonymizer Universal, please configure your Windows 7 firewall connection so it will allow the Anonymizer Universal connection. To do so, follow these steps.
Click on “Start.”
Then on “Control Panel.”
If in “Category” view, switch to one of the icon views.
Open the “Windows Firewall.”
Select “Allow a program or Feature through Windows Firewall.”
Please note: If you are using a third party firewall in addition to or in place of the Windows firewall or see the message, “These settings are being managed by vendor application,” configure the other firewall. Look for your firewall application for configuration instructions above. If your firewall or security suite is not found, email Technical Support for assistance. If you are using a router, see the as this may also require configuration.
Look for Anonymizer Universal in the “Allowed Programs and Features:” list. If it is there, it must have a check in its box to be exempt from the Firewall. If checked, click “OK” and close the “Control Panel.”
If not in the list, click “Change settings,” then “Allow another program…” (see above)
If Anonymizer Universal is listed in the “Add a Program” window, click on it to highlight and click “Add.” If it is not listed, use the “Browse” button to locate Anonymizer Universal.exe.
If using “Browse,” locate Anonymizer Universal, click “Open,” then “Add.”
Anonymizer Universal will be added to “Programs and Services” and will be checked. Click “OK” close the “Windows Firewall” then close the “Control Panel.”