Windows Firewall greyed out

  fazza8 10:58 29 May 06
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I cannot turn WF on and off as it is greyed out with a message "For your security, some settings are controlled by group policy"

How can I get round this. I don't remember doing it!

  Jackcoms 11:06 29 May 06

click here;en-us;872769

  Jackcoms 11:07 29 May 06

Let's try that link again! click here;en-us;872769

  Jackcoms 11:09 29 May 06

No, it doesn't work.

Do what I did. Go to the Microsoft site and type "For your security, some settings are controlled by group policy" into their search box

  fazza8 11:16 29 May 06

Cheers Jackcoms

  fazza8 11:28 29 May 06

"This issue occurs because Group Policy in Windows Small Business Server 2003 disables Windows Firewall for client computers that are running Windows XP Professional."

I don't get this. I have a home PC with 2 other computers on a home network running XP Home.

For your info use click here Jackcoms for long links like microsoft.

  Jackcoms 12:25 29 May 06

Thanks for that. Bookmarked!

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