Re: SP2 Firewall, Cannot disable

From: Doug Knox MS-MVP (
Date: 05/20/05

Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 09:49:55 -0400

Click Start, Run and enter REGEDIT Go to:




Look in the right pane for a value called EnableFirewall. If it exists, double click it and set it to 0 (zero), or right click it and select Delete.

It may be necessary to reboot to see the change.

Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows Media Center\Windows Powered Smart Display\Security
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"HyperInferno" <> wrote in message
>i am haveing trouble in that i have a external firewall, and windows is not 
> detecting it, i have tryed to disable the windows firewall but the option is 
> grayed out.

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