How to Change the Windows Wireless Firewall Settings

Windows firewall is a part of the security system. It is designed to block any unauthorized access and only permit authorized communication, in the computer security authentication process. When one wants to implement computer or network security, there are two types of computer security, which can be implemented. You can either opt for a hardware firewall or software firewall. Both of them are able to protect a computer from unauthorized access. Windows Firewall comes installed on all editions of Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7, and you can access its settings through the Control Panel.

The below mentioned guide will help you to set windows wireless firewall.

Steps to turning Windows Firewall On and Off (Windows XP)

Step1: Click on “start” menu->”control panel”->”Security Center”
Step2: Click on “windows firewall “to open the "Windows Firewall" dialog box. Select the "General" tab, and use the radio buttons to turn Windows Firewall on or off.
Step3: Check the "Block All Incoming Connections" box to prevent all Internet traffic from reaching your computer.

Steps to turning Windows Firewall On and Off (Windows Vista and 7)

Step1: click on start button->"Control Panel"-> Click on the "Security" link, and select "Windows Firewall" from the menu.
Step2: Click on "Change Settings" to open the "Windows Firewall" dialog box. Select the "General" tab, and use the radio buttons to turn Windows Firewall on or off.
Step3: Check the "Block All Incoming Connections" box to prevent all Internet traffic from reaching your computer.

Steps to adding and Removing Exceptions

Step1: Open the "Windows Firewall" dialog box, and click on the "Exceptions" tab. Programs listed in the "Exceptions" tab have permission to send traffic to and from your computer without Windows Firewall interfering. Any incoming traffic that is sent to a program on the "Exceptions" list is not blocked unless the "Block All Incoming Connections" box is checked.

Step2: Review the "Programs and Services" menu. Check any services you want to pass through the firewall unhindered. Unchecked the services you do not want to pass through the firewall.

Step3: Click on the "Add Program" button to add a program to the list of exceptions. Select a program from the list of installed programs, or click on "Browse" to choose a program from your computer's file system. Click on "Open" after you select a program, and click on "OK" to add the program to the list of exceptions.

Step4: Click on "OK" to save your changes, and close the "Windows Firewall" dialog box.

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