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Disable security center warning of the firewall.

In Windows XP (Service Pack 2) the security center will display a warning in the notification area (next to the clock), if the firewall is not working correctly. You can disable this warning.

Tweak for : Windows XP
In Windows XP (Service Pack 2) there's the new feature security center that displays information about the status of your firewall, automatic updates and your anit-virus scanner.

If one of these components is not working, Windows will inform you with a balloon tip in the notification area (next to the clock). You can disable this warning for the firewall.

For this go to "Start->Run" and enter "regedit" and search the keys listed below. You can create one DWORD value "FirewallDisableNotify", if this value is not existing.

Now you can set this value to "1" for disabling the firewall warning of the security center, otherwise set it to "0". After a restart or logoff the changes take effect.

Disable security center warning of the firewall.reg

The ".reg" file can disable the security center warning of firewall.

Enable security center warning of the firewall (Default).reg

The ".reg" file can enable the security center warning of firewall.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

The security center warning of the firewall is disabled.

The security center warning of the firewall is enabled by default.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center] key, right-click on the blank area in the right pane and click on "New > DOWORD Value" to create a new DWORD value with the name "FirewallDisableNotify".

Third, right-click on the 'FirewallDisableNotify' DWORD value and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter the value "1" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

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