How Do You Disable A Computer Firewall?
The firewall is a system utility that allows you to monitor the programs and applications that have access to the network. It allows you to block programs that your computer determines as malicious or performing malicious activity. However, you may need to temporarily disable the firewall if one or more legitimate programs cannot access the network. You may also need to disable the firewall when installing certain programs such as anti-virus and anti-spyware programs. Disable your firewall in minutes. Click the Windows “Start” menu and click the “Control Panel.” Select “Security Center” or “Security” and click “Windows Firewall” to launch the firewall. If you are using the classic Control Panel view, click “Windows Firewall” in the Control Panel to launch the firewall. Click the “Turn Windows Firewall on or off” option and click “continue in the “User Account Control” dialog box. This launches the Windows Firewall Settings. Click the “General” tab and click the “Off (not recommended)”