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Published on 07.07.09 by Brent Trahan

Disable the Windows 7 Firewall

Learn how to turn off the Windows 7 firewall.

Disable Windows 7’s Firewall

  1. Open Control Panel in the Start menu.
  2. Open Windows Firewall in the Control Panel.

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    Note: If Windows Firewall is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

  3. Select Turn Windows Firewall on or off.

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  4. Select Turn off Windows Firewall under Home and or Public network(s) and then click OK.

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    Note: A private or work network is the network setup at your house or work. A public network is the network setup at a coffee house or other public place.

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  1. Jacey says:

    A wonedrufl job. Super helpful information.

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