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Disable Windows Firewall


In this article, we'll show you how you can turn off Windows Firewall.

Windows Firewall performs an important function of controlling application access to a local or global network (Internet), providing additional protection for your computer. Therefore, it is not recommended to disable it completely. However, sometimes a situation arises when a firewall blocks an application you are running, considering it potentially dangerous. In this case, it's best to add the applications you need to the firewall exceptions. In this article, we will look at both disabling Windows Firewall generally and creating exceptions using the example of Windows Vista Firewall.

So, first we need to go to " Control Panel " ( Start - Control Panel ) (Fig. 1).

Figure 1 Windows Control Panel Figure: 1 Windows Control Panel

The Topic of Article: Disable Windows Firewall.
Author: Jake Pinkman