Windows Firewall



David
07-09-2005, 11:42 PM
I am trying to turn off the Windows Firewall in Windows XP Pro Service Pack2
and the button is greyed out. I am logged on as the local administrator and
also domain admin and still the same.

Have tried the known ways of turning this off and no success.

Would be grateful if you could respond with a fix for this.

Thorsten Matzner
07-09-2005, 11:42 PM
"David" <David@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>I am trying to turn off the Windows Firewall in Windows XP Pro Service Pack2
>and the button is greyed out. I am logged on as the local administrator and
>also domain admin and still the same.

If you do not need the Internet Connection Sharing, turn off the
corresponding service for the ICS and the Firewall in the Control
Panel > Administrative Tools > Services.

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Rock
07-09-2005, 11:42 PM
David wrote:

> I am trying to turn off the Windows Firewall in Windows XP Pro Service Pack2
> and the button is greyed out. I am logged on as the local administrator and
> also domain admin and still the same.
>
> Have tried the known ways of turning this off and no success.
>
> Would be grateful if you could respond with a fix for this.

Disable the Windows Firewall / ICS service in services.msc

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Treeman
07-09-2005, 11:43 PM
May be a setting you can tweak in Group Policy.
Start> Run > gpedit.msc
These policies are located in the Computer Configuration\Administrative

Templates\Network\Network Connections\Windows Firewall in Group Policy

Object Editor.
Please be advised that the Group Policy Object Editor, is just if not
more capable of damaging your computer as the registry is, if not used
properly.
Please use at your own risk.
Hope this helps.
Treeman


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Treeman
07-09-2005, 11:43 PM
May be a setting you can tweak in Group Policy.
Start> Run > gpedit.msc
These policies are located in the Computer Configuration\Administrative

Templates\Network\Network Connections\Windows Firewall in Group Policy

Object Editor.
Please be advised that the Group Policy Object Editor, is just if not
more capable of damaging your computer as the registry is, if not used
properly.
Please use at your own risk.
Hope this helps.
Treeman


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