Learn how to turn off the Windows 7 firewall.
Disable Windows 7’s Firewall
- Open Control Panel in the Start menu.
- Open Windows Firewall in the Control Panel.
Note: If Windows Firewall is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.
- Select Turn Windows Firewall on or off.
- Select Turn off Windows Firewall under Home and or Public network(s) and then click OK.
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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