How to fix the issue when Windows® Firewall gets disabled
What are the guidelines to resolve the issues when Windows Firewall gets disabled on your PC?
Windows Firewall is a useful utility on Windows editions. The firewall monitors all incoming and outgoing traffic. The firewall act as a wall between private and large unsecure public network. The firewall may be hardware between two networks or software installed in a system. The firewall protects system against all threats, which can affect your system from the net. It monitors all incoming and outgoing traffic. It blocks all attempts from unauthorized users to enter the system. Firewall asks users whether to allow a particular program to connect your system. It will create security log of all threats disinfected and moved to quarantine. In most Windows system, firewall comes with OS installation disc. In default, the firewall may be enabled. If firewall is not enabled, go to the 'Windows Security Center' in 'Control Panel' where you can do the required selection.
following are the tips to fix the issue when Windows Firewall is disabled:
- Need of a Firewall
- Issues when Firewall is disabled
- Solutions for the Firewall
Need of a Firewall
Windows Firewall is needed to act as a shield for protection against all possible intrusion. It blocks computer virus and worms form entering your PC and making unauthorized changes. Windows firewall does this by stateful inspection, proxy server, packet filtering, circuit level, and application filtering. User gets complete computer security with the help of firewall. You cannot remove the firewall from the system because on doing this your computer is at risk.
Issues when Firewall is disabled
Firewall is necessary if you are using Internet. If the firewall is disabled, your PC doesn’t have any protection when you browse the Internet. The shield is removed and the system is always at risk. Virus or worms enter into the system easily as there is no hardware or software protection for the system. The system is affected easily from the malicious threats. Phishing attempts can easily affect the system.
Firewall can be enabled easily by going on to the 'Control panel' and selecting the 'Security' option in it. In Windows 7 edition, to get firewall go to 'Run', type 'Firewall.cpl', and press 'Ok'. Navigate and set the firewall on. You can turn off the firewall by the same steps. Enabling firewall can protect your system against all threats. If there, is no disabling possible try after sometime or reboot the system.
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