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Cant get firewall to turn off to allow access to internet

On new sony lapto with windows vista

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If u use some internet security programms use those to turn it off

Posted on Dec 26, 2008

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It wont let me on woozworld


Check your firewall and antivirus settings make sure woozworl getting allowed.
If your computer is connected to a network or the Internet, it is advisable to use computer security tools, such as a firewall, to protect your computer from unauthorized access or viruses.
Windows operating systems come with a built-in firewall, malware protection and Internet security.
These settings are automatically configured to the factory's default settings when you purchase the operating system.
To alter the settings for these security features, access the Windows Security utility through your system's Control Panel.

Open the "Windows Security" utility by opening your "Start" menu and selecting the "Control Panel" option on the right-hand side.
Windows XP users can click on the "Security Center" link in this window.
For Vista users, click on the "Security" option, and then click on "Windows Security Center."
Click on the "Windows Firewall" option to change the settings for your firewall, if you are using XP.
You can turn the firewall on or off, and also configure which programs are allowed through the firewall.
Vista users should click on the "Windows Firewall" link in the left window pane and click on the "Change settings" link. In this window, you can block programs from passing through your firewall and grant access to new programs.
Click the "Internet Options" selection to configure your Internet security settings.
You can raise or lower the security level for different zones using preset configurations, or you can create a custom security level.
You can also reset the Internet security level to its default settings.
Click on "Automatic Updating" in the Windows Security Center to configure your system's update settings.
In Vista operating systems, click on "Windows Update" and "Change Settings."
You can configure your update settings to automatically check for updates daily or weekly.
You can also set a convenient time for your system to update to prevent interruption.
Automatic updating can be turned off by selecting the corresponding option toward the bottom of the window.
Select the "Malware Protection" option to edit malware settings if you are using Vista.
This option is not available in XP's version of Windows Security Center.
You can turn the malware protection programs on or off using the arrow to the right of the "Malware Protection" bar.
Click the "X" button to exit Windows Security Settings.

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Remove security parameters


If your computer is connected to a network or the Internet, it is advisable to use computer security tools, such as a firewall, to protect your computer from unauthorized access or viruses. Windows operating systems come with a built-in firewall, malware protection and Internet security. These settings are automatically configured to the factory's default settings when you purchase the operating system. To alter the settings for these security features, access the Windows Security utility through your system's Control Panel.

Open the "Windows Security" utility by opening your "Start" menu and selecting the "Control Panel" option on the right-hand side. Windows XP users can click on the "Security Center" link in this window. For Vista users, click on the "Security" option, and then click on "Windows Security Center." Click on the "Windows Firewall" option to change the settings for your firewall, if you are using XP. You can turn the firewall on or off, and also configure which programs are allowed through the firewall. Vista users should click on the "Windows Firewall" link in the left window pane and click on the "Change settings" link. In this window, you can block programs from passing through your firewall and grant access to new programs. Click the "Internet Options" selection to configure your Internet security settings. You can raise or lower the security level for different zones using preset configurations, or you can create a custom security level. You can also reset the Internet security level to its default settings. Click on "Automatic Updating" in the Windows Security Center to configure your system's update settings. In Vista operating systems, click on "Windows Update" and "Change Settings." You can configure your update settings to automatically check for updates daily or weekly. You can also set a convenient time for your system to update to prevent interruption. Automatic updating can be turned off by selecting the corresponding option toward the bottom of the window. Select the "Malware Protection" option to edit malware settings if you are using Vista. This option is not available in XP's version of Windows Security Center. You can turn the malware protection programs on or off using the arrow to the right of the "Malware Protection" bar. Click the "X" button to exit Windows Security Settings.

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I have installed a Netgear WNR3500U router on my home network. My Windows 7 WiFi laptop had no trouble finding the router, connecting, and accessing the internet. But our Windows Vista WiFi laptop can...


Check firewall settings in vista, might need to create exemptions to allow access. Check Antivirus settings in vista, might need to create exemptions. Quick test is to switch off both antivirus and firewall in order to establish connection. Also check if there is a newer wifi driver for your laptop.

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I cant install yahoomessenger its asking for firewall settings which i cant understand where to do that


A system designed to prevent unauthorized access to or from a private network. Firewalls can be implemented in both hardware and software, or a combination of both. Firewalls are frequently used to prevent unauthorized Internet users from accessing private networks connected to the Internet, especially intranets. All messages entering or leaving the intranet pass through the firewall, which examines each message and blocks those that do not meet the specified security criteria.
to disable firewall
  • Right-click on My Network Places
  • Select Properties
  • Double click Local Network Connection or Modem
  • Click Advanced
  • Uncheck Internet Connection Firewall

thats where u cud find the firewall settings on ur windows....

and also if ur using any antivirus... u wud be required to diable the firewall settings there as well
since i do not know what antivirus u might be using iam sending u link which has a list of procedures for disabling firewall in various antivirus softwares... identify ur product and do the procedure given under it
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic114351.html

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Unable to connect to internet on vista via wireless router


Connecting to Router open diagnostic page and check your Wan connection.
If you do not find it use from same router the ping or trace command to check your Internet connection.
If you cannot get a result check Wan configuration: (PPOE/A Bridge etc) with your ISP (call or read user manual)
if your router is on net but you cannot browswe vrom vaio check if router access list is set: disable it or add your PC MAC address.

Jan 11, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Ok I've got a sony vaio laptop on vista, I've got the ethernet cable from my modem going into the wirless router (which is plexus a adsl2 + gateway) now i'm able to connect to the router ok, but if you...


Connecting to Router open diagnostic page and check your Wan connection.
If you do not find it use from same router the ping or trace command to check your Internet connection.
If you cannot get a result check Wan configuration: (PPOE/A Bridge etc) with your ISP (call or read user manual)
if your router is on net but you cannot browswe vrom vaio check if router access list is set: disable it or add your PC MAC address.

Jan 11, 2009 | Adobe Acrobat 7.0 for PC

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Unable to connect to internet on vista via wireless router


Welcome to FixYa! Vista is not access friendly but you will able to see your connection status by clicking on the network connection icon on the taskbar where you will see "Connected to: " and if you click on that a network map will appear. You will see a red "X" between your wireless access point icon and your Internet icon if the access status is "Local only". Clicking on the Internet icon will retry that connection. Make sure that your ip address is not 169.xxx.xx.x as that is Windows little way of saying it can't connect.
If you choose the Diagnose option it will do a release/renew operation automatically. With Vista you must "elevate" access by right clicking on the Command prompt executable and choose "Run as administator" if you wish to do that ipconfig manually.
Also when you are in the firewall configuration select the wireless connection>settings and make sure all of the permissions boxes are checked (ICMP, etc.)
With the adaptor advanced settings make sure your adaptor has the wireless mode (a, b, g, n) at the correct mode.
Have you tried logging on to the router via the Run bar? That is the most informative way to see your router config. Please repost if you need help with that. I also am a network professional certified since 1978 so I know that Vista defies using many tools we took for granted for so many years and often makes me feel frustrated. Maybe Windows 7 will be better as I only run Vista to help others like yourself, though at least you can understand what I am talking about:) Good luck, Steve Medley

Jan 11, 2009 | Adobe Acrobat 7.0 for PC

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You might have an anti-virus or firewall program installed on this laptop that is blocking your access. Norton Internet Security and TrendMicro PC-cillin are notorious for creating connectivity problems if they are not properly configured.

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New dell studio desktop will not connect to internet with Vista


Turn off the Windows Firewall and the firewall software (Windows Live one care) and you should be able to connect to the Internet without any problems

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what type of program are you using? check the properties or references of the programs that you are using. you may need to configure it in accordance with your home network setup. your firewall (software or router/hardware) may also be a cause. check your firewall settings and enter the port number being used by the program. make sure that the firewall allows your program to run and connect to the internet.

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