Enabling and Disabling the Firewall in Windows XP
Last Updated: Fri, 22 Apr 2011 > Related Articles
Follow these steps to enable or disable the firewall in Windows XP.
- Click the Start Button then select the Control Panel
- Click the Network and Internet Connections icon.
- When asked to pick a task, select Network Connections at the bottom.
- Right click on your local Area Connection, Select properties.
- Click the Advanced tab.
To disable the firewall remove the check in the box under Internet Connection Firewall.
To enable to firewall ensure there is a check mark in the check box under Internet Connection Firewall.