Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
A hint to ease installing new software, turn off your firewall and Internet security during installations. It will save a bit of headache in the long run. Do not forget to turn them back on when finished.
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are reporting installation issues when installing Windows Live
might receive one of the following error codes during the installation process:
Windows Firewall is disabled, installation of Windows Live Essentials could fail
in some cases, because some Windows Live Essentials components require Windows
Firewall to be enabled in order to install successfully.
Firewall is a software based solution to filter incoming and outgoing traffic of
your computer or network. All traffic to and from your computer pass through
Windows Firewall, which inspect all types of traffic and either allow or deny
traffic depending upon the firewall settings. Microsoft includes the built-in
firewall feature in all latest Windows operating systems like Windows XP,
Windows Vista and Windows 7
enable Windows Firewall in Windows Vista/7 please follow the
use this feature, you will need to be logged into your computer with
1. Click on Start button and then click on Control Panel option.
2. In Control Panel click on System and Security link to go next.
3. Click on the link Windows Firewall
4. On left side panel, click on Turn Windows Firewall on or off
5. Select Turn on Windows Firewall for all (Domain, Home and Public network)
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