what is Windows Firewall?

What is the Windows Firewall? How does it work?

Windows Firewall is a software that is developed by Microsoft and it is Pre-integrated with Windows Operating System(OS). It works as a wall of a house, as the wall of a house protects the house from thieves. Windows Firewall also works like this to protect PC (Personal Computer) from hackers, malware, and other viruses.

How does Windows Firewall Work?

what is Windows Firewall?

Windows Firewall is a software and it works like software/antivirus but it is very efficient even more than any antivirus. It runs in the background and secures your system(PC). But it works exactly like an antivirus. It prevents the malware to enter in your site and default it is turn on, you can also turn off it but do not do this, this action can cause to give the access of your PC to Hackers and Malware.

How to turn on/off and settings of Firewall?

To turn on or off Windows firewall, Open Control Panel then click on System and Security then click on Windows Firewall and you will see a window like this

On the left side, you will see all settings of the Firewall. If you want to turn Firewall on or off, click on Turn Windows Firewall on or off then you will see a window like this

Click on Turn off Windows Firewall (not recommended) to turn it off.

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Reference: Wikipedia

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