Disabling Windows Filtering Platform

How do I disable the Windows Filtering Platform.  I keep having sporadic difficulties with connections to my SQL server, and usually I see the Windows Filtering Platform involved.  I have disabled the Windows firewall, as I sit behind a hardware firewall, and it seems that this filtering platform is a new 'other' firewall, but I cannot set exceptions for it.  So how can I turn it off?
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Netman66Commented:
You may need to re-enable the firewall then audit the WFP events to determine what exceptions need to be added.

Here is a blog on how to enable auditing to figure out what needs to be done.

http://blogs.technet.com/instan/archive/2009/01/08/the-windows-filtering-platform-has-blocked-a-bind-to-a-local-port.aspx
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Netman66Commented:
If the above isn't viable, then turn off the firewall again using the Control Panel applet rather than stopping the service manually.

The WFP is actually the BFE service.

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once111Author Commented:
So there is no way to disable the WFP?
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Netman66Commented:
Did you look for and attempt to disable the BFE service?
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