Updating windows firewall
Overall, a not so useful app for Windows 10 considering that you can subscribe to security articles from Microsoft, and check the status of Windows Defender by clicking its icon in the system tray.
I would say that Windows Defender Hub is nothing but a Windows Defender launcher.
This should be the same for a regular client box to access the MS servers.
The Windows Defender Hub is useful to check the status of Windows Defender on your PC.Watch this video to learn how to allow a program to communicate through Windows Firewall () Open Windows Firewall by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, and then clicking Control Panel.In the search box, type firewall, and then click Windows Firewall.there is a help page for this error but it seems to assume that the firewall I have is third party, I'm not sure how to fix it if Windows Firewall itself is the firewall that is blocking the automatic updates. I wonder why my default settings didn't already have this? OK Optional: Program: select "this program path" and select the program c:\windows\System32\press ok Optional: Protocol and Ports: specify tcp port 443 Allow this connection; select your profile or leave as is (it should be explained in the wizard pretty well); give it a name; finish Here is how to change firewall settings in Windows 7, you can watch the video to learn the steps ; Allow a program to communicate through Windows Firewall By default, most programs are blocked by Windows Firewall to help make your computer more secure.To work properly, some programs might require you to allow them to communicate through the firewall.