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securemebaby

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On one of the XP threads on this forum, there are instructions for disabling (or enabling) Windows Firewall when it can't be done using the Control Panel applet Windows Firewall. [The Control Panel applet's on and off options are grayed out, and this msg is displayed: "For your security, some settings are controlled by Group Policy".]

The following XP instructions seem to work under Vista, too: http://windowsxp.mvp.../resetfwpol.htm

However, I was still unable to turn off WF until I also went into secpol.msc (Start --> Run --> secpol.msc) and disabled WF in several tabs. Finally, WF is off.
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What option are you trying to turn off that you are unable too?
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What option are you trying to turn off that you are unable too?

Wanted the whole barely functional WF turned off (I'm using Comodo)...
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