The new version of Microsoft’s operating system came with many exciting new features. If you are wondering how to deactivate the Firewall from Windows 11 For some reason, we will help you answer this question a little below.
Likewise, we do not recommend disabling it unless we have an antivirus firewall on our computer. The firewall is a fundamental part of the security of our computer.
What is the Windows firewall?
A firewall is a network security system that monitors and controls incoming and outgoing network traffic. Firewalls provide a barrier between a trusted internal network and an untrusted external network, such as the internet. There are two basic types of firewalls.
- Firewall protection to protect the security of personal computers and local networks, thus avoiding intrusions and attacks from outside.
- The firewall blocking in most cases is configured by internet service providers and is responsible for preventing computers from accessing different websites. Most of the time this is used for censorship.
The Windows 11 version changed the name of Firewall to Windows Defender Firewall, with a large number of improved features that will help us protect our computer against malware, preventing the entry of malicious software.
How to disable the Firewall
The first thing we will have to do is press “Windows” on our keyboard or “Start” on the computer. Then we will have to write “Windows Defender Firewall” in the search box and click on “Open”.
Now, we will have to click on “Enable or disable Windows Defender Firewall” in the left sidebar of the screen.
Here we will have the option to disable the Windows 11 firewall in private networks (offline network, local) and in public (internet).
Depending on the purpose, we will have options to best suit our needs. We can activate or deactivate the Windows Defender firewall as many times as we want.
After completing the configuration, the only thing left to do is click “OK” to be able to apply and finish the configuration process.