Restore default settings to the ESET firewall
Revert firewall settings to defaults
Press the F5 key to access Advanced setup.
Click Firewall and then click the default () icon for the section settings you want to revert (Basic in this example).
- Click Revert to default.
Remove firewall rules
Make sure that you can view hidden files and folders.
Navigate to the appropriate directory for your operating system as shown below:
Windows Vista, Windows 7 and later: C:\ProgramData\ESET\ESET Smart Security
- Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ESET\ESET Smart Security
- Windows Vista, Windows 7 and later: C:\ProgramData\ESET\ESET Smart Security
Delete the following files to permanently remove all firewall rules: