Windows Firewall is a great Security feature that helps in protecting your Computer from Malicious Softwares like Worms or Viruses, and it also prevents hackers from gaining unauthorized access to your PC. So it is highly recommended in every Windows Operating system that your Windows Firewall should be Turned On. Just follow below given simple steps to Turn On Windows Firewall in Windows 8 Operating System.
Step 1 - First Open the Search Box from Start Screen and on Search Box Type Control Panel , when the result displays Control Panel, Click on it.
Step 5 - Now Select the Turn On Windows Firewall under the Private Network Settings or under the Public Network settings.
Step 6 – Now Click on Ok. That’s It!
Security Tip : You can also Select Block All Incoming Connections,including those in the list of allowed applications, from under the Private network settings for adding some extra security on your Computer.