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This package was approved as a trusted package on 4/29/2019.

Simple tool to configure Windows Filtering Platform (WFP) which can configure network activity on your computer.

The lightweight application is less than a megabyte, and it is compatible with Windows Vista and higher operating systems.


  • Simple interface without annoying pop ups
  • Rules editor (create your own rules)
  • Internal blocklist rules (block Windows spy / telemetry)
  • Dropped packets information with notification and logging to a file feature (win7+)
  • Allowed packets information with logging to a file feature (win8+)
  • Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) support (win10)
  • Windows Store support (win8+)
  • Windows services support
  • Free and open source
  • Localization support
  • IPv6 support


  • For correct working, need administrator rights.

To install simplewall, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install simplewall

To upgrade simplewall, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade simplewall


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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Henry++


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
simplewall 2.4.5 47 Wednesday, March 20, 2019 approved
simplewall 2.3.13 171 Thursday, January 3, 2019 approved
simplewall 2.3.12 59 Tuesday, December 25, 2018 approved
simplewall 2.3.11 60 Friday, December 14, 2018 approved
simplewall 2.3.10 66 Wednesday, November 28, 2018 approved
simplewall 2.3.9 66 Tuesday, November 20, 2018 approved
simplewall 2.3.8 59 Wednesday, November 7, 2018 approved
simplewall 2.3.7 44 Monday, November 5, 2018 approved
simplewall 2.3.6 54 Tuesday, October 23, 2018 approved

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