How to disable / enable windows firewall using command prompt : - A firewall acts as a protection between your system and the World Wide Web. Prevent malicious code from entering your system and causing you problems. It is often considered a blessing, and turning on the Windows firewall is one of the main tasks anyone would accomplish once they purchase a new system. But some users love to browse the web and don't mind carrying a nasty virus when they come back. Of course, they know how to greet them if they knew how to welcome them. Therefore, you need to enable or disable the Windows firewall from time to time. In this article, I have tried to explore the ways in which you can enable or disable the Windows firewall on multiple networks via the command prompt. Read on to learn how to hack this simple trick.
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- First, you need to launch the System Symbol file. For that, start typing cmd in Cortana's search box. This will cause Cortana to show you the search results. Find the one called System Symbol.
- Now right-click on System Symbol and in the menu that appears, click Run as administrator. This will open the System Symbol file in administrator mode.
- If there are no errors in the command entered, the System Symbol file will show a success message saying okay.
- As before, if there are no errors in the command entered, the System Symbol file will show a success message saying ok.
There are some other commands widely used to manipulate the Windows firewall. Some of them are explained below.
Firewall for the current user only
If you want to disable or enable the Windows firewall for the current user only, you can refer to the commands below. This will keep the firewall settings for other users of the system.
Firewall on the domain network
Firewall on the public network
Firewall in a private network
Yes, we're done. That's all. Don't forget to try these tricks today, but be careful when turning off the firewall. I hope you enjoyed reading the article.