This site will look much better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device.
Windows XP Tips, Illustrations and registry edits
There are situations where-in you need to reset your Windows Firewall settings, after removing a Trojan etc. Resetting the Windows Firewall sets the configuration to factory defaults by removing all the programs / port / exceptions settings.
To reset the Windows Firewall to the factory default state, try this:
Restoring the default settings will delete all
settings of Windows Firewall that you have made since Windows was installed.
This may cause some programs to stop working.
Do you want to continue?
The Windows Firewall is now turned ON, and set to factory default state.
Alternately, you can use the NETSH command-line to accomplish this:
Open a Command Prompt window and type NETSH FIREWALL RESET
This command resets firewall configuration to default. This provides the same functionality as the Restore Defaults button in the Windows Firewall interface.