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Windows 7 Firewall Settings - Best Practice?

Posted on 2012-09-18
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Last Modified: 2012-09-20
I was wondering if anyone has any good guide lines or setup techninuqes to initially setup a good set of inital rules for the Windows 7 built-in firewall.  I would like to customize the settings to include rules for the best security, but was wondering if there are any best practice methods, or good techniques to implement these?

In other words, does any one have a list of good rules that should be applied to the windows firewall to harden security on a home computer system?

I would like to get a list of rules and settings for the windows firewall that would be comprehensive enough to harden security by just using the Windows Firewall Advanced Settings Rules.  Let me know if anyone has a list of these (TCP / UDP etc specifics to allow / block)...
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Sushil Sonawane earned 1500 total points
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Please refer below link this will help you




You can configure Windows Firewall as recomended settings. In recomended setting Microsoft windows self configure all setting by default normail user required.

You can confiugred fire as per your work environment like workgroup, domain profile.

Public network, private network, Work network.

If you select any one it will automatically change your setting as per environment.

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