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"Steven K" <StevenK@discussions.microsoft.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> I have just updated my windows with SP 2, and I would like to enable the
> I go into the FireWall option under the control panel, and the radio
> to turn On and Off the firewall are disabled.
> How do I 'ungray' these options so I can select 'On'?
> Thanks in advance.
Only an account with administrator rights can enable/disable the firewall.
Logon as Administrator and activate the firewall. Set the exceptions you
need (best would be none) and logoff again. Logon as your normal user and
the firwall should be active.