How to check if your Windows Firewall is enabled – 5 easy steps

  1. fort-worth-computer-repair-firewallClick the Start Button in the lower left hand corner of your screen
  2. Navigate to the Control Panel
  3. Click the System and Security icon
  4. Click the Windows Firewall icon towards the bottom of the list
  5. Enable your firewall if it is disabled and you are all set.

Note: some antivirus programs manage your firewall settings and may use their own firewall by default. Programs such as Norton, McAfee, Trend Micro and Web Root often disable the windows firewall and use their own.

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