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Install-Package WindowsFirewallHelper -Version
dotnet add package WindowsFirewallHelper --version
<PackageReference Include="WindowsFirewallHelper" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add WindowsFirewallHelper --version
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#r "nuget: WindowsFirewallHelper,"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install WindowsFirewallHelper as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=WindowsFirewallHelper&version=

// Install WindowsFirewallHelper as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=WindowsFirewallHelper&version=
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A class library to manage the Windows Firewall as well as adding your program to the Windows Firewall Exception list. Supporting Windows XP+.

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.NET net5.0 net5.0-windows net6.0 net6.0-android net6.0-ios net6.0-maccatalyst net6.0-macos net6.0-tvos net6.0-windows
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Microsoft.CST.AttackSurfaceAnalyzer The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

Microsoft Attack Surface Analyzer is an open source security tool that analyzes the attack surface of a target system and reports on potential security vulnerabilities introduced during the installation of software or system misconfiguration. This package contains the AttackSurfaceAnalyzer library. For the CLI Dotnet Tool, see Microsoft.CST.AttackSurfaceAnalyzer.CLI.

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A simple proxy client
Attack Surface Analyzer can help you analyze your operating system's security configuration for changes during software installation.
An unofficial launcher for Need for Speed: World ( /
Access Manager provides web-based access to local admin (LAPS) passwords, BitLocker recovery keys, and just-in-time administrative access to Windows computers in a modern, secure, and user-friendly way.
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