Posts Tagged ‘features’

Configuring Windows Firewall Rules

The basic Windows Firewall allows you to create rules based on programs and features only while to create firewall rules based on port addresses or services you need to use the WFAS (Windows Firewall with Advanced Security). In this article we will see how to configure exceptions based on programs using the basic Windows Firewall.

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Startup problems and Msconfig

Msconfig allows you to configure startup parameters such as, disabling applications from starting and hence, can estimate if the startup time has improved or not as to identify problematic applications! This tool is specifically designed for troubleshooting and therefore, it allows you to undo any changes. In addition, it reminds you about the changes you have made upon the next restart as to reduce the likelihood of leaving your system into maintenance/troubleshooting mode.

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2 comments - What do you think?  Posted by George - June 22, 2010 at 5:53 am

Categories: Boot, Troubleshooting, Utilities   Tags: , , , ,