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How To Enable The Windows Xp Firewall

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#1 Grinler


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Posted 23 January 2006 - 05:43 PM

How to enable the Windows XP Firewall

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Guide Overview

This guide give you instructions on how to enable the built-in firewall in Windows XP.


Note: In order to enable ICF you must be logged in as an Administrator.
  • Click on the Start button and then click on Run

  • In the Open: field, type ncpa.cpl and press OK button.

  • When the Network Connections window opens, right click on the connection that is used for your Internet. Most cable/DSL/Ethernet users would choose Local Area Connection.

  • When the Local Area Connection properties screen appears, click on the Advanced tab.

  • Click on the Settings button under the Windows Firewall category.

  • Select the On option and then press the OK button.

  • At the Local Local Area Connection properties screen press the OK button again.
The Windows XP Firewall is now enabled.

Edited by Grinler, 03 November 2006 - 02:13 PM.

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