LKBEN10825: How to quickly disable or enable the Windows XP firewall.


You need to disable the Firewall temporarily.




You can disable or enable the Windows firewall with the following command:

Click start -> run and then type one of the following commands

To enable the firewall: netsh firewall set opmode enable

To disable the firewall: netsh firewall set opmode disable


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.

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