Set up Windows Firewall for Uploading to PC

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If you have the Windows firewall enabled on Windows XP, Vista, or 7, follow the instructions below to create an exception for Eyefi Helper so it can upload to your computer.

 

Windows 7

  1. Click the Start button and open the Control Panel.
  2. Click System and Security (set View by: Category in the top right if necessary).
  3. Under Windows Firewall, click the link to Allow a program through Windows Firewall.
  4. Find Eyefi Helper in the list of programs and make sure the box to the left is checked.
  5. If you do not see Eyefi Helper listed, click the Allow another program... button and select Eyefi Helper.
  6. Check the corresponding boxes for both Home/Work (Private) and Public networks.
  7. Click OK.

Windows Vista

  1. Click the Start button and open the Control Panel.
  2. Find Security (select Control Panel Home to the left if necessary).
  3. Under Security, click the link to Allow a program through Windows Firewall.
  4. FindEyefii Helper in the list of programs and ensure the box to the left has a check.
  5. If you do not see Eyefii Helper listed, click the Add program... button and select Eyefi Helper.
  6. Click OK.

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button and open the Control Panel.
  2. Click Security Center (select Switch to Category View to the left if necessary).
  3. In the Security Center, click Windows Firewall under "Manage security settings for:".
  4. Go to the Exceptions tab
  5. Find Eyefi Helper in the list of programs and ensure the box to the left has a check.
  6. If you do not see Eyefi Helper listed, click the Add program... button and select Eyefi Helper.
  7. Click OK.
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