Disable SBS firewall on workstation without the server

Hi,

i need to disable the firewall on a workstation that USED to be in a SBS network.  The SBS server no longer exists.  I don't want to reconfigure the workstation to be a workgroup computer if I can avoid it.  Is there a way to disable the firewall on the workstation directly instead of through the server?

I think I already know the answer but I thought that I would ask.

Thanks,
Dan
crapshooterAsked:
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ajwukTechnical Consultant / Project ManagerCommented:
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crapshooterAuthor Commented:
Thanks!  I'll give that a shot and report back.

Dan
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
The SBS no longer exists? Then why do you not want to dis-join the domain. Many features are controlled by SBS group Policies, such as the firewall. In order to regain control of these you need to dis-join the domain or restore the SBS.
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scrabyCommented:
why not reconfigure the workstation on a workgroup?  add the workstation to a workgroup and uninstall the firewall client.  the firewall GP is location aware and will start the default windows firewall (SP2) when the workstation is logged on to the domain.  the link from ajwuk disables the windows firewall, i don't think this is what you want as you probably want some kind of firewall on.
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crapshooterAuthor Commented:
The actual registry entries were already set properly.  However, the second place to look was by turning off the firewall service.  That did the trick.  I know that it is not optimal but it is the way that we need to go.

Thanks,
Dan
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