Howto disable the Windows Vista firewall

Posted on Monday, Feb 19 2007 @ 22:57 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Do you hate the new firewall in Windows Vista? NeoSmart explains how to disable it. It's actually pretty simple, you just need to deactivate a process:
  • 1. Start | Run | Services.msc (alternatively: Control Panel | Administrative Tools | Services Management)
  • 2. Find the entry “Windows Firewall” | Right-Click it -> Properties
  • 3. Press “Stop”
  • 4. Change “Startup type” to “Disabled”
  • 5. Press OK and exit.


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    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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