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Click Start. Click Control Panel. Click Security Center. Click Windows Firewall. If you don't see Security Center, but you do see Windows Firewall, click that.

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How do I torn off fire wall on my time warner cable ARRIS wifi router


See step 2; it's a matter of just clicking the firewall protection to OFF, from the "set up firewall protection" menu.

Set Up Firewall Protection
You can set up firewall filters and firewall alert notifications on your wireless home network. You
can also block Java Applets, Cookies, ActiveX controls, popup windows, Proxies, and website
access. See Protection Level for more information.
To set the firewall protection level:
1. From any screen, click the Firewall-Protection Level menu link or click the Firewall menu
button on the SBG6782-AC Main Menu and then select Protection Level.
Figure 17 - Firewall Protection Level Screen
2. Click the Firewall Protection Setting drop-down button to select the firewall protection level.
Possible values: Low, Medium, High, or Off
Note: Selecting Off will disable firewall protection on your home network. Your computer(s)
and other Ethernet-enabled devices on your network will be at risk for possible attacks from
viruses and hackers.
3. Select each Web filter that you want to set for the firewall and then click Apply.

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How to Check Windows 7 Firewall Settings 1. Click on the start button, and then...


How to Check Windows 7 Firewall Settings

1. Click on the start button, and then click on Control Panel

2. Once in Control Panel click on Windows Firewall. Here you will see the main firewall settings.

Note with the newer versions of Windows, this includes Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 you now leave the service running. If you want to turn off the firewall you just click on the "Turn Windows Firewall on or off" option.

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In addition if something networking related is not working properly it may me a good idea to turn off the Windows Firewall for testing to see if the Windows Firewall is actually causing your problem.

3. If you are planning to leave the Windows Firewall running it is a good idea to check your "Advanced settings"

Once in here you will be able to check your incoming and outgoing rules, as well as your connection rules.

Note if you still have trouble after setting the "Advance settings" there could be another firewall on a computer or on the network in general blocking the communication. If you are communicating from computer to computer in most cases your need to make sure the same firewall changes are on both computers.
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Enable or disable the firewall in windows 7


A firewall is a software or hardware base solution to filter the incoming and outgoing traffic of your computer or network. All the entering or leaving traffic from your computer pass through the firewall, which inspect the all types of traffic and either allow or deny the traffic depending upon the firewall settings. Microsoft includes the built-in firewall feature in all latest windows operating systems like windows XP, Vista and now in windows 7.
Follow the given steps to configure built-in firewall in windows 7:To use this feature, you will need to be logged into your computer with administrative rights.
First click on Start button and then click on Control Panel option. Now in Control Panel click on "System and Security" link to go next.
On next page, you can see the firewall link "Windows Firewall", Click on this link to configure the firewall.
There are many options on the left side panel of this page regarding firewall configurations under "Allow a program or feature through Windows Firewall", For example:
- Change notification settings
- Turn Windows Firewall on or off
- Restore defaults
- Advanced settings
On the right side panel, you can see the two types of link for firewall settings, For example:
- Home or Work (Private) networks
- Public networks
Now in left side panel, click on Change notification settings to customize the firewall settings.

By default windows firewall is on for both private and public network, here you can turn off the default firewall policies.
To allow the default or recommended settings either click on the Use recommended settings button on the right pane or click on the Restore default link on the left side panel.
Here click on the Restore default button and a restore defaults confirmation message will be opened, Click on Yes button.
But if you are a expert user then you can use the Advance Settings link on left side panel to configure the advance firewall settings for inbound and outbound traffic according to your need.
Click on the Inbound Rules link in the left side panel. You can see here a list of all Inbound Rules is displayed. On clicking an enabled rule, a list of actions is shown in the Actions Pane. Click on Disable Rule to disable the selected rule. You can also Cut, Copy and Delete the rule.

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I have northern 360 premier edition and I want to disable the firewall between my PC and Xbox 360. How do I disable it for just that one connection.


To turn off norton 360 premier firewall just follow the steps below.

1. In the Norton 360 main window, click Settings.
2. In the Settings window, click Firewall Protection.
3. In the Firewall Protection Settings window, click General Settings.
4. On the General Settings tab, do one of the following:
* To turn on the firewall, check Turn on Firewall.
* To turn off the firewall, uncheck Turn on Firewall.
5. Click Close.

Mar 24, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I need help a fire wall setting to connection to paltalk


To open Windows Firewall, click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Windows Firewall. If you use the Advanced tab to turn off Windows Firewall for one or more individual connections, the Windows Security Center will report that the firewall is off, even though the firewall is still turned on for other connections. Also, on the General tab, Windows Firewall will still be set to On.

Hoped this helped change your settings :)

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Works on my ipod but on ps3 keeps saying ip address has timed out


You may have to check your Windows firewall and also the router firewall settings to allow the device to work.
1. Windows firewall instruction found in the "Security systems" > "Windows firewall" > "Allow a program through Windows Firewall".
2. check your router user manual for the firewall settings for the router.

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Problem of not connecting to the internet.


Your laptop frewall settings should be controlled. You may have two firewalls. One is dealing with Windows firewall, other one is dealing with your modem firewall settings. Check the both please.

Checking the firewalls:
Step 1 : open this address http://192.168.1.1 Log in with your admin password. Check the firewall settings. This will solve the problem. Or.
Step 2 Start/Desktop Manager/Security Center/Firewall

This will solve your problem I hope.

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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 download ym 9.0 in windows vista .. due to some fire wal setting . pls advise...


Check your windows and antivirus firewall.
for windows firewall go t osecurity settings in control panel and if antivirus installed go to its settings and turn the firewall off for some times then check .
Also check router firewall settings
restart need for take effect.
Thanks for using fixya.
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Jul 18, 2009 | Yahoo Messenger

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In window security center, firewall is off


click start, then run, then type services.msc a box will appear, scroll down to the windows firewall service and right click on it, make sure it is started, then check your settings again,
Good Luck...


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