Unlock Firewall instantly

Locking down Firewall instantly blocks all inbound and outbound network traffic between your computer and the Internet. It stops all remote connections from accessing your computer and blocks all programs on your computer from accessing the Internet. After you Lockdown Firewall, you can unlock it to allow network traffic.

To instantly unlock Firewall and allow network traffic:

  1. On the Home or Common Tasks panes with the Basic or Advanced Menu enabled, click Lockdown Firewall.
  2. On the Lockdown Enabled pane, click Unlock.
  3. On the dialog, click Yes to confirm that you want to unlock Firewall and allow network traffic.