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ResNet: Troubleshooting Firewall

Windows Vista

Step One: Disable Live OneCare

Option 1:
  • Open Live OneCare | Change Settings | Firewall | Disable Firewall
  • On the left side of the window, click Change Settings
  • Turn off Firewall and select 'Turn off indefinitely'.
  • Click 'Apply' to save changes

    Windows LiveOneCare Settings Firewall Tab

Option 2:

Step Two: Enable Default Firewall

  1. Go to Start | Control Panel | Security | Windows Firewall.
  2. Click Turn Windows Firewall on or off.
  3. Click On (recommended), and then click OK.
  4. IMPORTANT NOTE: ensure "Block all incoming connections check box" is UNCHECK.

Windows XP

How to disable Windows Firewall

  1. Go to Start | Control Panel | Windows Firewall | General tab
  2. Select "Off (not recommended)" option
  3. Click Apply

How to enable Windows Firewall

  1. Go to Start | Control Panel | Windows Firewall | General tab
  2. Select "On Recommended" option
  3. Click Apply
  4. IMPORTANT NOTE: ensure "Don't allow exceptions" is UNCHECK.

Windows 7

How to disable Windows Firewall

  1. Go to Start | Control Panel | Windows Firewall | General tab
  2. Select "Off (not recommended)" option
  3. Click Apply

How to enable Windows Firewall

  1. Go to Start | Control Panel | Windows Firewall | General tab
  2. Select "On Recommended" option
  3. Click Apply
  4. IMPORTANT NOTE: ensure "Don't allow exceptions" is UNCHECK.