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Friday, December 9, 2016

Enable Windows Firewall remotely, through registry

If you happen to be in situation where you have remote registry access and need to disable Windows Firewall through registry, then open this registry key

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy

Select necessary firewall profile (DomainProfile, PublicProfile, StandardProfile) and modify EnableFirewall value to 0:

Then restart Windows Firewall service and firewall will be disabled.

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