The addition of a new security feature called Windows Firewall controls your computer’s Internet connections and either permit or prohibits access to other servers. It is beneficial in many cases, for instance, stopping a program from accessing the internet. When configured correctly, Windows Firewall transforms into a potent security guard that prevents hackers from breaking into your computer and infecting it with viruses or malware.
By default setting, you might want to reset the Windows firewall if there is an issue with some apps in Windows not interacting with one another or internet connection issues. Malware or viruses may have set up firewall rules to grant themselves unrestricted access to your computers.
In these situations, resetting or restoring the Firewall to default settings might help you. This risewindows article will show you how to reset Windows 11 Firewall to Default Settings.
How to Restore or Reset Firewall Settings to Default on Windows 11?
If you want to restore the Windows firewall to default, please use the following steps:-
Step 1. First, open the Settings app by pressing
Step 2. Select the
Step 3. Then, on the right sidebar, click the
Step 4. After that, click the
Step 5. Next, when “Windows Security” opens, select
Step 6. Now, at the bottom of the page, click the link
Step 7. Then, a new pop-up window, “Restore defaults,” will open. Click the
Step 8. So, read the description on the “Restore Defaults Confirmation” dialog and then click select the
Step 9. Finally, close all opened windows and reboot your computer.
Windows 11 firewall will reset to default, and related issues should be solved.
That’s it for the article.
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