How to change Firewall Filtering ESET Smart Security Version 9

Description: This article will show how to change which filtering mode the firewall on ESET Smart Security Version 9 will use.

  1. Locate the ESET icon typically found in the lower right corner of the desktop screen - it may be found in the hidden icons here.
    Windows System Tray Hidden Programs Icon
  2. Select the ESET icon to open the program.
    Windows System Tray Hidden Programs Icon, ESET Program Icon
  3. ESET’s home screen will open. Press the F5 key on the keyboard to enter advanced setup.
    ESET Program Menu, Tools
  4. Select Personal Firewall from the left.
    ESET Tools, Personal Firewall
  5. Under Basic, select a type of filtering mode from the drop down menu. Each mode will give more information here about it when selected.
    ESET Personal Firewall, Basic Tools
    ESET Personal Firewall, Filtering Mode
  6. Select OK to save any changes.
    Save Changes, OK