You will need
- A computer running the Windows operating system (XP, Windows 7), basic skills on work with computer
In Windows XP the firewall is turned off simply enough. Open "control Panel" under "Settings" start menu". Select "Firewall" and in the opened window in the "General" tab, select "Disable".
Then in the "control Panel" navigate to "security Center" Windows. In the left part of the window you will see a list entitled "Resources". Click the hyperlink to Change the method of alerts, the security center". In the popup menu, uncheck the checkbox next to "Firewall".
For Windows 7 procedure for disabling the firewall is a bit more complicated. In the search box of the start menu, type "shell:ControlPanelFolder" and press "Enter". In the opened window click on "Firewall Windows". In the left part of the window select "Enable or disable Windows firewall.
For each of the identified network types select the line "Disable Windows firewall". Firewall Windows is off, you now need to stop and disable the service "Firewall". In the search bar of the start menu, enter services.msc and press Enter. In the right side menu "Services" choose the item "Firewall Windows". In the appeared window the "General" tab click Stop and then line select "startup Type" select "Disabled". Click "OK".
Click "start", type in the search string command "msconfig", press Enter. In the window that appears in the tab "Services", find "Firewall Windows" and uncheck it, then click "OK". If this paragraph is not met, then the firewall service will continue to run with Windows 7 each time you restart.