How to Turn Off Windows Firewall Using PowerShell and Command Prompt

If you want to turn off the Windows Firewall, there are several ways to do that. In this article, I'll show you the three easiest methods. One is using the GUI which is the method that takes the most time, the other two methods are faster and use PowerShell and command prompt.

Turning Off Firewall Using PowerShell

On the PowerShell, execute the following command. This will turn off your firewall.

Set-NetFirewallProfile -Profile Domain,Public,Private -Enabled False

Turning Off Firewall Using Windows Command Prompt

Open the command prompt and execute the following command:

netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state off