Steps to Disable Webroot Firewall in Mac and Windows 10
Webroot installs a firewall to your system, ensuring it is free from cyber-attack. However, you may encounter an error when connecting the printer to your computer when you're using the Webroot Console. The reason for this is due to a firewall that is enabled on the device. The Webroot firewall could hinder the connection. The problem can occur even when you attempt to download an entirely new game onto your device, and the antivirus program blocks your downloading procedure. Therefore, you must remove your Webroot firewall temporarily to add printing to the PC.
In this post we will discuss all the methods how you can deactivate Webroot Firewall and connect the printer.
Methods to Turn Off Webroot Firewall
Experts from our team have provided below a list of Quick ways you can shut off Webroot's firewall on Windows 7, Mac, and Webroot firewall for Mac, Windows 7, and Windows 10.
Method 1: Disable Webroot Firewall on Mac
Launch Webroot Console on your Mac Device. Webroot Console Software on your Mac Device.
Then go to the apps and then select the settings option at the upper-right corner.
Then, click the real-time settings option , and after that, a new window will displayed in the screen.
Find and click on"Lock," then locate and click "Lock" logo on the Real-time settings window.
You will now have in order to type in the Webroot Account password to verify the authorization.
Close the browser and then click on the setting gear button.
From the drop-down menu Select your option for firewall Settings option.
From the firewall window, just turn off the Webroot firewall by turning on the switch, and then close the program.
After you have completed the installation After that, open the window for hardware and printers and complete the installation. But, when you are disabling Webroot Firewall, make sure that Windows Defender is turned on.
Method 2: Disable Webroot Firewall on Windows 10 and 7
Log onto the Console dashboard, and then select applications.
Select the Settings option at the top right corner. A drop-down menu will be displayed on screen.
Choose the firewall settings and the firewall settings window will displayed at the top of the screen.
If you flip the switch to shut off the Webroot firewall and it will take you to a brand new page.
You will be able to choose the time when you'll be able to enable the Webroot firewall to be enabled again.
This will disable this option will disable the Webroot Firewall for a period of 15 to 90 minutes. However, it is recommended to activate the firewall following the installation procedure because without the protection system, you may be at risk of malware and viruses. Therefore, in order to ensure your system is secure and secure you must switch on the Webroot firewall as quickly as you can.
Method 3: Change Printer Preferences
There are occasions when you may encounter an error when connecting the printer your device due to an problem with webroot. Even after connecting your printer to a private network, you may not be able make prints. But, you can resolve this problem by adding the printer to your system preferences. You can follow the steps in the following steps to complete the procedure.
Click on the desktop then click the Apple Logo. It will display the drop-down menu.
Select the System Preferences option from the menu and then start the scanners and printers option.
In the new window Click in"+" to open the (+) symbol.
If you're not able to locate any printers listed, then start your Webroot application.
Then, go to the upper-right part in the Webroot console and select the Settings option.
Then, click to open the firewall setting button to change the type of network.
In the firewall settings window, switch the type of network from work mode to public mode.
Close your Webroot Console window and then open the preferences window for system settings again.
Go to the folder for scanners and printers and click on the "+" sign.
Then you'll be able see the printer's name in the list.
Select the printer, then click save.
Close all the windows and restart your device.
In this manner, you can effectively disabling your Webroot Firewall from your mac and Windows device and then connect the printer with ease. We've done our best to assist you find the most effective solution to solve your problem. If, however, you have any concerns in connection with this article you can reach out to Webroot Customer Service. Webroot has an expert team who will assist you with a solution to solve this error swiftly. They are also able to assist you in the removal of Webroot security for your endpoint successfully.