Windows XP - Reset Firewall settings to defaults

October 2016

To reset the Firewall to default settings:
  • Click on Start > Run > Type "firewall.cpl" and press Enter.
  • In the window that opens, select the Advanced tab
  • In the "Default Settings" section, click on the "Restore Defaults" button.

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