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How to Reset Windows Firewall Settings to default

How to Reset Windows Firewall Settings to default



How to Reset Windows Firewall Settings to defaultHow to Reset Windows Firewall Settings to default - A firewall is a mechanism that scans the information passing over the Internet or a network. Firewall either blocks or allows passing through the internet which depends upon your firewall settings. It prevents your PC from hackers or malicious software that gains access to your computer over the Internet. A firewall will help you stop computer from sending malicious program to other computers.


The overall work of Windows Firewall is to protect your PC from virus, Trojans and other malicious programs. So, we must set this firewall in correct order in any operating system. Sometimes this firewall does not work due to various reasons. It might be infected with malware that changed the firewall settings.


How to Reset Windows Firewall Settings to default



The default firewall is a powerful one and allows you to block or open Ports, access manage the advanced firewall settings, including configuration of filtering for outbound connections, through its Control Panel, Management Console, Netsh utility, or the Group Policy Editor. In this article we will discuss steps to make windows firewall settings to default. The whole firewall configuration is explained below.


Procedure to Reset Windows Firewall Settings to Default



The best thing to solve this problem is to reset windows firewall settings to default. To restore or reset windows firewall, open control panel and click to open Windows Firewall. How to Reset Windows Firewall Settings to default

On left side of the window click on Restore defaults. Then a window will open with Restore default settings. There is a message for intimating users with the restore settings. Now click on Restore defaults button. Then you will be asked to confirm the settings. So, click on Yes. How to Reset Windows Firewall Settings to default

Finally Windows Firewall settings will be restored to default values.


There is one advanced settings in Windows Firewall known as netsh advfirewall. It duly controls the windows firewall behaviour included in upcoming versions of Windows operating system (Vista onwards). You can also use netsh advfirewall to reset firewall settings to default policy settings.


To restore firewall settings, enter the command given below.


netsh advfirewall reset

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