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Published on 07.07.09 by Brent Trahan

Disable Windows 7 Firewall Notifications

Learn how to turn off notifications that appear when the Windows 7 firewall blocks a new program.

Disable Windows 7’s Firewall Notifications

  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. Uncheck Notify me when Windows Firewall blocks a new program 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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