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I can not print and have done everything that the system has asked to fix the problem except firewall...it states to check my firewall setting and i do not know how to do that

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Your firewall means what your computer will allow.
go to your toolbar and point to it.
when it says pop-up blocker you put allow
thats why your printer hasn't been getting the info .
hope that helps ray

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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A firewall is a security utility designed to thwart electronic access to a network.
Firewalls are absolutely necessary because, without one, your computer is prone to being exposed to Trojans, mal-ware, spy-ware and other kinds of viral infections.
However, in some situations it is helpful to alter the firewall settings to allow certain programs to run without being blocked.
This is important to anyone whom wants to know how to access Windows Firewall and customize its settings.

Go to the start menu and select "Control Panel."
Click on the Windows Firewall icon.
It looks like a brick wall.
Choose either "On," "Block all incoming connections" or "Off" under the "General" tab.
It is recommended to have it on and not advised to turn it off.
Click the "Exceptions" tab to choose which programs you do not want to be protected by the firewall.
Click the empty box to check the programs you want to add to the list of exceptions.
It is recommended to check browsers and file-sharing programs.
Click the "Advanced" tab to choose which network connections you want the firewall to protect.
It is recommended to check all connections because your computer could be exposed to viruses if left unchecked.
Click "Restore Defaults" under the advanced tab.
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I see XP, sorry ok here's your fix...
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Off: This setting turns Windows Firewall off. When you choose this setting, your computer is much more vulnerable to harm from unknown intruders or viruses from the Internet. This setting should only be used by advanced users for computer administration purposes, or if your computer is protected by another firewall.
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Windows Firewall General tab
Note Settings that you create when your computer is joined to a domain are stored separately from those created when your computer is not joined to a domain. These separate groups of settings are called profiles.


courtesy of www.microsoft.com


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