Configuring Windows 7 Firewall : Security

by Shubham on December 2, 2009

Are you secured?

Are you secured?

Configuring Windows 7 firewall to prevent your computers from any malicious software. Tweak your Firewall and make your data safe.

Windows 7 add some exceptions on its own but others have to be done manually. A step by step guide will show you how to configure Windows 7 Firewall –

1. Open Start to open start menu and click on the control panel to open it.

2.Control Panel Windows open up now go to System and Security and open Windows Firewall.

3. Clicking on Windows Firewall opens a new window.

On the left pane, you can see various options like, Allow a program or Feature through Windows Firewall, Change notification settings, Turn Windows Firewall on or off, Restore defaults and Advanced settings etc.

On the right pane, you will see two types of network which you can configure. They are Home or Work (Private) networks and Public networks.

By default the firewall is protecting both the networks.

4. Open Allow a program or Feature through Windows Firewall. Now a list will open. Check the list and block the access to untrusted applications which you are not sure is helpfull to you.

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