Norton Antivirus Firewall Disable

Norton Antivirus Firewall Disable

The Norton antivirus firewall protects the computer from web browser threats. It blocks the sites that are deemed unsafe by Norton to prevent malicious attacks on the computer. If the feature needs to be disabled, the user can go to the program’s control panel and turn off the firewall.

How To Disable Norton Firewall    

  • Launch the Norton application and click Settings.
  • Locate the Firewall option in the Settings window and click it.
  • Navigate to the General Settings tab and click it. The On/Off switch is located in the Smart Firewall row. Toggle it Off.
  • Click the Apply option. Select the ‘Never’ option from the drop-down list to disable Norton firewall until the computer is restarted.

How To Disable Norton 360 Firewall Temporarily 

  • Go to the status bar on your computer and click the Norton application’s icon.
  • Click the Disable Smart Firewall option.
  • Choose a specific time duration from the Select time duration drop-down list and then click OK.
  • After this duration is completed, the Smart Firewall will be reactivated.

How To Disable Norton Firewall And Enable Windows Firewall

  • The Windows Firewall is an inbuilt application to protect your Windows computer by blocking the harmful programs.
  • But, for a few reasons you have decided to install the Norton Firewall software to play the same role played by the Windows Firewall application.
  • The Norton Firewall may interfere with the Norton Firewall and blocks the Windows Firewall automatically.
  • If you need to enable the Windows Firewall software again, you are advised to delete/Uninstall the Norton Security software completely from your PC.
  • After opening the Control Panel window on the screen, navigate to Programs and Features.
  • Then, right-click the Norton Firewall software.
  • Click the Uninstall/Change to delete the Norton Firewall software from your computer.

How To Temporarily Disable Norton Firewall

Proceed with the instructions mentioned below to disable the Norton Firewall temporarily.

  • Select the Norton Firewall software icon and then launch it on your computer.
  • When the Norton Firewall software opens, select the Settings option.
  • Click the Firewall option when the Settings window is displayed on the screen.
  • Navigate to General Settings and then turn off the Smart Firewall feature.
  • Select Apply OK after specifying the duration.

Norton 360 Disable Firewall

  • The Norton Firewall 360 software has many advantages like protecting your PC from internet threats. During the installation of some applications or programs on your PC, the Norton Firewall 360 software may interfere with it. So, you are strongly recommended to disable the Norton Firewall 360 software.
  • Then, re-enable it after installing the specific application on your computer.
  • On the taskbar, select the Norton 360 icon to open the Norton Firewall 360 software on your PC.
  • Select Settings Firewall . When the Firewall settings window appears, select the General Settings tab.
  • Turn off the toggle next to the Smart Firewall option to disable the Norton Firewall 360 software on your PC.
  • After selecting the Apply option, choose the duration from the Select the duration drop-down menu.
  • To finish with the settings, click OK Close .
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