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How do I disable the firewall in ESET Cyber Security Pro?

Issue

  • Temporarily disable Network traffic filtering for troubleshooting purposes
     

Solution

Warning:

Disabling the firewall is not recommended except for the purposes of diagnosing/troubleshooting system problems.The steps below will disable HTTP, POP3 and IMAP scanning. This represents a potential security threat to your system. Use the following instructions with caution and re-enable the firewall as soon as possible.

I. Disable Network traffic filtering

  1. Open ESET Cyber Security Pro. How do I open my ESET product?
     
  2. Click SetupFirewall.

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  1. Click the slider next to Network traffic filtering to set it to Disabled. At the prompt, click Disable. Firewall activity will now be suspended until you re-enable Network traffic filtering. You are now ready to troubleshoot your issue.

    Re-enable the firewall when you finished!

    After troubleshooting, continue to Part II below and re-enable the firewall to ensure maximum protection.

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II. Re-enable Network traffic filtering

  1. Open ESET Cyber Security Pro. How do I open my ESET product?
     
  2. Click SetupFirewall.
     
  3. Click the slider next to Network traffic filtering to set it to Enabled. Firewall protection is now re-enabled for your system.

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  4. The New network connection detected window will open. Select your desired network from the Profile drop-down menu, select the check box next to Remember network, and then click OK.

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