Windows 7 - Creating a shortcut the Firewall settings

To create a desktop shortcut to the Firewall settings

Right-lick on your desktop, then select >New > Shortcut. In the "Type the location of the item", type:
  • rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL firewall.cpl

Click on Next

Give a name to the shortcut

Validate with OK
Published by jad05. Latest update on November 6, 2016 at 02:37 PM by owilson.
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