Deactivating windows firewall with script

Hello Experts,
Does anyone know of a way to deactivate windows firewall with script (batch, vbscript).
Or perhaps any other way to do it on all workstations in my network remotely (500 computers).
Thanks


lesclusterAsked:
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sirbountyCommented:
Place this in a batch file:

@echo off
sc config sharedaccess start= disabled
net stop sharedaccess
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sirbountyCommented:
If you're only looking to disable it, then you can do something like this if you have a list of computers...

For /f %%a in (C:\Computers.txt) do sc \\%%a config sharedaccess start= disabled

That will loop through all computers and disable the service...
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sirbountyCommented:
You could subsequently use psexec to stop the service too, if you're not opposed to using it...

For /f %%a in (C:\Computers.txt) do (
  sc \\%%a config sharedaccess start= disabled
  psexec \\%%a net stop sharedaccess
)
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lesclusterAuthor Commented:
Wow -  perfect -  the last solution is exactly what I need -  you are THE MAN -  thanks much
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sirbountyCommented:
Happy to help - thanx for the grade! :^)
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