Windows Firewall

Windows Firewall

A firewall is a piece of software or hardware that can help protect your computer against hacker attacks, such as computer viruses. A firewall helps to screen out many kinds of malicious Internet traffic before it can reach your computer.

Turn on Windows firewall in windows 7

  1. Click Start > Control Panel > System and Security  > Windows Firewall
  2. Click “Turn Windows firewall on or off” on the left side of the screen
  3. Make sure both boxes are checked to “Turn on Windows Firewall.”

TURN ON WINDOWS FIREWALL IN WINDOWS 8

  1. Click Start > Control Panel
  2. In the left pane, click Turn Windows Firewall on or off
  3. Click Turn on Windows Firewall under each network location that you want to help protect, and then click OK