Can I block Windows Firewall with Advanced Security?

erwqwerdfas

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I know that .exe programs can be blocked by messing with the registry keys but I was wondering if I can block the .msc file or deny access to the Advanced Security window
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Is this the Windows 10 Enterprise computer?
 

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Thanks for the information.

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To prevent access, make sure users are not in the Administrators group.
 

erwqwerdfas

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To prevent access, make sure users are not in the Administrators group.
Thank you for your answers, but this is quite the opposite of what I am trying to achieve, I want to prevent MYSELF (the administrator) from accessing this program
I am using a software called Cold Turkey Blocker, but it can only deny access to executable files, not to .msc ones
 

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I wouldn't mess with msc files... but I guess rename the extension in an elevated command prompt.
 

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Why can't you simply not even try to run .msc file(s) ?
 

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One option could be to change the MSC file association to something else and rename mmc.exe . Not ideal but it'd prevent you from using the Management console.

I too am a bit curious as to why you'd want to prevent yourself from running anything?
 
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I want to prevent MYSELF (the administrator) from accessing this program
Normally to block any kind of access you create and use limited account.
Administrators are allowed to do anything.

In other words, the Administrator should not be used for anything except for Administration ex:
installing drivers, changing system settings etc. but not for every day life.
That way you make your PC more secure, assuming UAC is maxed out.
 

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