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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.


    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.


  4. Uncheck Notify me when Windows Firewall blocks a new program 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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