How to turn Windows Fire Wall Off?


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How to turn Windows Fire Wall Off?
The out of date McaFee is doing auto fire wall on and i can't turn it back off. How to fix this problem?

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First of all you need to uninstall Mcafee. Then you should be able (will probably be prompted) to turn on the Windows firewall. If Mcafee is your only AV protection you should replace it after removal with Microsoft Security Essentials (free download).

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