Turn Off Windows Firewall in Windows 10

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    First thing that we need to do is to right-click the lower-left corner of the screen
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    Then, we click "Control Panel"
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    When "Control Panel" opens, we click "System and Security"
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    In "System and Security", we need to click "Windows Firewall"
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    In this video, Windows Firewall is turned on. Thus, there is a green shield icon in the window.
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    To turn Windows Firewall off, we need to click "Turn Windows Firewall on or off"
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    We can select the options for Windows Firewall.
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    For example, we can click "Turn off Windows Firewall (not recommended)" for "Private network settings"
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    This will turn off Windows Firewall for private networks.
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    Alternatively, we can leave Windows Firewall on by clicking "Turn on Windows Firewall" in "Private network settings"
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    Then, we can check "Block all incoming connections, including those in the list of allowed apps". We also have the option to uncheck "Notify me when Windows Firewall blocks a new app". The same options can be used for "Public network settings". We choose everything according to our preference.
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    Then, we click "OK"
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    The green icon will change to red. This means that the firewall is turned off.
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Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Lukward Thomason

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