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How do I disable my Microsoft Windows firewall?
Posted by on 02 February 2011 08:48 AM

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To disable the Windows Firewall, please do the following:

1.     Click the Start Menu.

2.     On XP, select the "Run" command.  On Vista, type into the "Start Search" field.

3.     Type the command "Services.msc" and press the Enter key.

4.     Click "Continue" if necessary.

5.     Right-click the "Windows Firewall service" entry.

6.     Select the "Properties" command.

7.     Change "Startup type" to "Disable" if it is not already set.

8.     Click the "Apply" button.

            9.     Click the "Start

Thank you,