when I set my firewall to the on position it will not work

August 13, 2013 at 17:00:58
Specs: Windows 7
I have gone to the program section of the control panel and have tried to set my firewall, but it will not work

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#1
August 13, 2013 at 17:13:05
Give us a clue. what makes you think it isn't working.

When a firewall is running and configured properly you should never know its there until it detects some unwanted activity.

Stuart


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#2
August 14, 2013 at 11:42:18
I think you want the Security Center in Control Panel. That should show whether it is on or off. Normally it would be On unless you have a third party firewall installed.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks


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#3
August 15, 2013 at 02:15:48
You also try a third party firewall such as ZoneAlarm, i use the paid version which is excellent but the free version isnt too bad either.

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#4
August 16, 2013 at 06:50:57
Windows firewall basically tells installed programs and features whether they can access the internet or not. By default it is turned on, like a previous poster wrote, but can be turned off (not recommended).

Just some Info to consider.


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