Networking: How to disable firewall in Windows 8

Written by: Oliver Krautscheid - Published: Monday, December 5th, 2011 - Comments

Windows firewall is an essential tool for protection of your PC but if you have third party firewall, disabling it might save for you some computing resource.


Disable firewall Windows 8


Disable firewall Windows 8

A firewall protects your computer against hacking or any virus infection which might take place through a network or the internet. Most of us deploy complete anti virus solutions which include internet and network protection within and manage their own firewalls. In such a case, to save some computing resource, the Windows’ firewall could be disabled. Follow the instructions below if you want to disable it on your Windows 8.

1. In the Metro Start Menu click on the lower left corner. The Start menu pops up. Click on Search.

search

2. From the Apps list that appears, click on Control Panel.

apps list

3. In the Control Panel , click on More Settings. This will take you to Control Panel window.

more settings

4. Click on Windows Firewall.

windows firewall

5. In the left pane, click on Turn Windows Firewall on or off.

Windows Firewall

6. Now select Turn off Windows Firewall for both home and public network settings. Click Ok when done.

turn off firewall

turn off firewall

Disabling Windows firewall is not recommended by the Windows but in case of a trusted third party firewall (anti virus solution), disabling it may surely save you some resource.


Networking: How to disable firewall in Windows 8 5/5 (100%) 1 vote

Trending On Windows 8 Themes Org



Written by: Oliver Krautscheid
I am the founder of windows7themes.net and webmaster.net. In my free time I love blogging about everything digital. I have a passion for programming, design, domains, stocks and internet marketing .. and alternative rock! So, let's rock!

Learn More About.Me

Follow me on Twitter for daily updates: Twitter Follower

Contact The Author: support@windows7themes.net Get Free Help.png


- Was it helpful? Please bookmark it and spread the word

delicious   facebook   google   twitter  

Subscribe via Email:
E-Mail:
Here at windows8themes.org we make the new mobile OS a little easier to understand, plus we bring you the latest and best desktop themes that you will find anywhere. If you ever need help with Windows 8, simply contact us at win8themes@googlemail.com

One Response to Windows 8 Theme: ViGlance

  1. vijay said:

    just see how is it

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>