GPO to turn off firewall on the workstations

Hi

We have windows 2012 and now started to migrate to windows 10. My predecessors on the default domain policy they have set the Firewall to be on.
So any PC or Server that joins the domain, the firewall is set to be on.

We have a software that connects to the cloud and the client is installed on the workstation and causing network connection failure randomly.
I have been asked by the software vendor to switch off the firewall completely on the 2 of the workstations and try if the error happens.
Please let me know how to isolate these PC from the firewall settings.

These PCs are located on a separated OU called Admin and within this OU there are 40 PCs and don’t want to switch off the firewall on all the PCs.
I want to create a separate OU and without the GPO and firewall settings.
Please let me know as how to achieve this and any help would be great.
Thanks
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Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Create a new OU -> put there all test computers -> find this OU in Group Policy Management -> link a new GPO that will have the FW disabled.
Then just choose Block Inheritance within that OU in Group Policy Management that will contain two computers...
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