Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X includes a firewall with their operating system. To enable it simply follow the steps for your operating system below:
- Click Start and then click Control Panel.
- Change your View By setting to View By: Large Icons or Small Icons
- Click Windows Firewall to open your firewall settings.
- Click Turn Windows Firewall On or Off . You might be asked for an admin password or to confirm your choice.
- Be sure Turn on Windows Firewall is checked.
Fore more instructions please visit http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/turn-windows-firewall-on-off#turn-windows-firewall-on-off=windows-7
- Open Windows Firewall by swiping in from the right edge of the screen, tapping Search (or if you’re using a mouse, pointing to the upper-right corner of the screen, moving the mouse pointer down, and then clicking Search), entering firewall in the search box, and then tapping or clicking Windows Firewall
- Tap or click Turn Windows Firewall on or off . You might be asked for an admin password or to confirm your choice.
- Do the following:
- Tap or click Turn on Windows Firewall under each type of network that you want to help protect, and then tap or click OK.
For more instructions please visit: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/windows-firewall-from-start-to-finish
MAC OS X (10.9.X)
- Click on the Apple Icon.
- Click on System Preferences.
- Click on Security & Privacy.
- Click on the Tab.
- Click on .
- If the button is grayed out then please click on the lock icon and login with admin account.
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