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Published on 07.07.09 by Brent Trahan

Restore the Windows 7 Firewall Default Settings

Learn how to restore the default settings in the Windows 7 firewall.

Restore Windows 7’s Firewall Default Settings

  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 Restore defaults.

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  4. Click the Restore defaults button.

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  5. Click Yes when prompted for confirmation on restore the Windows 7 firewall defaults.

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