Locate the folder with the executable file of the program you want to block. If you need to find it on the shortcut, click the right mouse button and select "Properties". In a field named "Location" you specify the path to the executable file, whose name will be approximately as follows: "C:\Program Files\Game\Gamefile.exe". Hence it is possible to go to the desired folder.
Click "start" then "Run", type "wscui.cpl" without quotes and press Enter. So you start the "security Center" Windows . Make sure that you have activated the option "On" (or Enabled), and then select Windows Firewall. If protection is not enabled, select the tab "General settings" and click "On".
Select the Exceptions tab and scroll the list of programs and services. If you are interested in the program is in the list, uncheck the check box next to its name, clicking on it. This will block the program. If necessary, remove the tick from "Display a notification when Windows Firewall blocks a program" to program block without notifying the user.
Add the desired program to the list if it exists. Select "Add" then "Browse". Navigate to the desired folder, select the executable file (*.EXE) and click Open. The program will be added to the list of firewall. Verify that the program is in the blocked list. Scroll down the list, find it and remove the checkbox to activate the lock.
If the program is not blocked, go to the tab firewall Advanced. Select an installed Internet connection and click "Settings". If the Protocol of the program (e.g., HTTP, if you want to block web browser) are available in the list does not allow to block her, she is the system, so blocking firewall will not work.
Advice 2 : How to remove firewall
Firewall Windows protects your computer from unauthorized access. It would seem, why disable such a useful feature? However, have to do it often enough. For example, when you install the firewall the firewall is shut off, since it could be used for current program. If they are active at the same time, conflicts might occur.
You will need
- A computer running the Windows operating system (XP, Windows 7), basic skills on work with computer
In Windows XP the firewall is turned off simply enough. Open "control Panel" under "Settings" start menu". Select "Firewall" and in the opened window in the "General" tab, select "Disable".
Then in the "control Panel" navigate to "security Center" Windows. In the left part of the window you will see a list entitled "Resources". Click the hyperlink to Change the method of alerts, the security center". In the popup menu, uncheck the checkbox next to "Firewall".
For Windows 7 procedure for disabling the firewall is a bit more complicated. In the search box of the start menu, type "shell:ControlPanelFolder" and press "Enter". In the opened window click on "Firewall Windows". In the left part of the window select "Enable or disable Windows firewall.
For each of the identified network types select the line "Disable Windows firewall". Firewall Windows is off, you now need to stop and disable the service "Firewall". In the search bar of the start menu, enter services.msc and press Enter. In the right side menu "Services" choose the item "Firewall Windows". In the appeared window the "General" tab click Stop and then line select "startup Type" select "Disabled". Click "OK".
Click "start", type in the search string command "msconfig", press Enter. In the window that appears in the tab "Services", find "Firewall Windows" and uncheck it, then click "OK". If this paragraph is not met, then the firewall service will continue to run with Windows 7 each time you restart.
Advice 3 : How to turn off firewall
Firewall, firewall or firewall - different names of a special program designed to ensure computer safety when browsing the Internet. In certain circumstances (for example, using a local network) you may have to disable firewall to increase system performance.
Note that disabling the firewall greatly increases the computer's vulnerability to malicious applications. Make sure that all Internet programs completed and abort the Internet connection.
Click "start" and go to "Run" (for Windows XP) or control Panel (Windows 7).
Type Firewall.cpl in the window that appears and click OK (Windows XP) or click the link "Enable and disable Windows firewall" (Windows 7).
Raise the flag in the line "Off (not recommended)" in the new window "Windows Firewall" (Windows XP) or "Enabling and disabling Windows firewall (Windows 7). Confirm by pressing OK.
Return to the "start menu" and go to "control Panel".
Select "Administration" in a new window and log in to "Services".
Invoke the utility menu by right clicking mouse on the "Windows Firewall".
Select "Properties" and then click "Stop."
Select Disabled in "startup Type". Now the firewall is off and Windows service disabled.
Eliminate the service of a firewall from startup. To do this, open the start menu and enter msconfig in the search bar. Press the Enter key.
Select the Services tab and uncheck the item "Windows Firewall". Confirm by pressing OK. Now the firewall will not be started on every system startup.
The firewall does not replace antivirus. These two programs must run simultaneously.
Many users prefer third party firewalls because of the possibility of more flexible settings.