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Sep 16, 2018

Bose Updater - Windows Firewall Rule Required Windows 10

If you keep getting stuck at "When you launch the Bose Updater, this webpage will change" on https://btu.bose.com you probably need to add a windows firewall rule. I tried many different cables and settings changes and reset my headphones before realising this. It's a shame this information wasn't available in these forums and Bose help sections.


You want to allow this .exe here C:\Program Files (x86)\Bose Updater\BOSEUPDATER.EXE

How to allow apps through the firewall on Windows 10

  1. Open Windows Defender Security Center.
  2. Click on Firewall & network protection.
  3. Click the Allow an app through firewall link. ...
  4. Click the Change settings button.
  5. Check the app or feature you want to allow through the firewall. ...
  6. Check on which type of networks an app can access the network: ...
  7. Click OK.

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Re: Bose Updater - Windows Firewall Rule Required Windows 10



Many thanks for helping other users with this post, and for being a part of the Bose community. 



Kind regards,


Jeff G

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