deploying service pack2 and disable firewall



Michael Kearney
07-10-2005, 03:16 AM
Are there any switches or any way to deploy serice pack2 while disabling the
firewall at install, or do we need to create a group policy to disable it
after install? Thanks for any help.

Carey Frisch [MVP]
07-10-2005, 03:16 AM
Using the Windows Firewall INF File in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=cb307a1d-2f97-4e63-a581-bf25685b4c43&DisplayLang=en

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"Michael Kearney" wrote:

| Are there any switches or any way to deploy serice pack2 while disabling the
| firewall at install, or do we need to create a group policy to disable it
| after install? Thanks for any help.

Torgeir Bakken \(MVP\)
07-10-2005, 03:16 AM
Michael Kearney wrote:

> Are there any switches or any way to deploy serice pack2 while
> disabling the firewall at install, or do we need to create a
> group policy to disable it after install? Thanks for any help.
Hi,

I suggest you use group policy for this, it is by far the simplest
and easiest way.


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deploying service pack2 and disable firewall