Guidance for Firewall Norton Security

Firewall Norton Security

The firewall allows you to communicate between the computers available in the network. The Firewall Norton Security, that protects your computer and blocks or allows applications after analyzing the threats. 

Steps: Norton Security Firewall Greyed Out

  • Step 1:Initially, try to disable the Windows Fast Startup Feature to resolve this issue. 
  • Step 2:To do so, go to Control Panel window and select the Choose What Power Buttons do option.
  • Step 3:Choose the Change Settings that are Currently Unavailable option and click the Yes button on the UAC screen. 
  • Step 4:Untick the checkbox available near the Turn On Fast Startup feature available under the Shutdown Settings menu. 
  • Step 5:Click the Save Changes button. 
  • Step 6:Uninstall Norton Internet Security and install it again to check if the issue is being resolved. 

How to Turn Off Norton Internet Security Firewall?

  • Step 1:Follow the instructions specified here to turn off the Firewall Norton Security
  • Step 2:Open the Norton interface on your system an select the Settings option. 
  • Step 3:Choose the Firewall option and then go to the General Settings tab present in the Smart Firewall row. 
  • Step 4:Use the slider to turn off the firewall and click the Apply button. 
  • Step 5:Select the duration for which you wish to disable the firewall and tap OK.
  • Step 6:If you wish to turn off the Smart Firewall from the notification area, then you have to right-click on the Norton icon and select the Disable Smart Firewall option. 
  • Step 7:Now, choose the duration and tap the OK button.

How to Change Firewall Settings in Norton Internet Security?

  • Step 1:Open the Norton Internet Security interface and navigate to the Settings page. 
  • Step 2:From the Internet Settings section, find the Firewall part. There are three major categories that can be configured under the firewall.
  • Step 3:They are Program Control, Trust Control, and Advanced Settings. It is present along with a Configure button that will help you modify the firewall settings. 

How to Allow Programs in Norton Internet Security through Firewall?

  • Step 1:If you wish to allow a program in Norton, then make use of the guidelines given here. 
  • Step 2:Go to the Firewall section available on the Settings page. 
  • Step 3:Access the Program Control tab and choose the program which you wish to allow through the firewall. 
  • Step 4:Make sure it is a trusted app or program before providing access. 
  • Step 5:From the Access drop-down list, select the Allow option
  • Step 6:Click the Apply button to save the Firewall Settings changes. 

Firewall Norton Security Blocking Internet

  • Step 1:Initially, you have to check for any other security software installed on your system apart from Norton. 
  • Step 2:If so, remove it by typing appwiz.cpl in the Run dialog box. When the list of programs is displayed, select the program or app and click the Uninstall or the Remove button. 
  • Step 3:In case if this does not resolve the issue, then change the trust level of the network computer. 
  • Step 4:To do so, select the Firewall option from the Setting menu. Access the General Settings tab and choose the Network Settings option. 
  • Step 5:Tap the Configure option available next to the Network Trust option. 
  • Step 6:Now, you have to choose the network computer for which you wish to change the trust level. 
  • Step 7:Select the Full Trust option from the Trust Level drop-down list. 
  • Step 8:Tap the Apply button and then click OK. Check if you are able to access the Internet. 
  • Step 9:Navigate to Firewall Settings and then access the Program Control tab. 
  • Step 10:From the Program list, you have to select the .exe file of the application that is not able to access the Internet. 
  • Step 11:Use the Add option to add the executable file to the list. Choose the Manual configure option from the drop-down menu and then select the Allow option from the Add Rule window. 
  • Step 12:Choose the Connection to and from Other Computers option and tap Next
  • Step 13:Now, you have to select the Any Computer option and use the All Types of Communication (all ports, local, and remote) to apply the rule for all the ports. 
  • Step 14:Tap Next after selecting the Create a Security History Log Entry option. 
  • Step 15:Specify a description for this rule and click the Finish button. 
  • Step 16:Select the Apply option in the Firewall windows and tap Close.

Norton Internet Security Firewall Exceptions

  • Step 1:The Automatic Program Control feature will analyze the program and allow access to it. 
  • Step 2:You can disable the feature to allow access to programs of your choice. 
  • Step 3:Access the Norton Settings and select the Firewall option. 
  • Step 4:When the Firewall Settings window opens, you have to choose the Advanced Program Control option. 
  • Step 5:Go to the Automatic Program Control option and use the slide bar to disable it. 
  • Step 6:You can also add exceptions to the Firewall Norton Security. Select an application and provide access to it by navigating to the Program tab.