Try the following workaround which involves ending NVIDIA Firewall processes before launching the game again.
You can do that by doing the following:
1. Holding down the Ctrl + Alt + Delete keys on your keyboard select the Task Manager and click the Processes tab.
2. Then click on the gray bar that says "Image Name". (This will sort the processes by user name.)
3. Now close all or any of the five processes listed below:
NOTE: You are not permanently changing your system configuration; these applications will return when you restart your system.