XP: Enable or Disable Windows Firewall for a Specific Network Connection

Posted October 5, 2006 by Rob Rogers in Windows networking

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You can control which connections on your computer have Windows Firewall enabled. Keep reading to find out how to do this.

Using the steps below, you can customize Windows Firewall to be turned off or turned on for specific connections.
1. Go to the Control Panel.

2. Select Network And Internet Connections.

3. Select Windows Firewall.

4. Select the Advanced tab.

5. Check/Uncheck the boxes next to the connections to enable/disable Windows Firewall.

6. Click OK.

To enable/disable Windows Firewall for all connections, go to the General tab in the Windows Firewall dialog box and click On or Off.


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