You should also just disable the Windows Firewall (unless you have a compelling reason to use it) since AOL 9.0...
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SE has its own personal firewall software (McAfee Personal Firewall Express) built right in. To suppress those messages, try disabling firewall notification messages from Security Center as follows:
- Click Start and Run
- Enter wscui.cpl and click OK
- In the Resources area on the left side, click Change the way Security Center alerts me
- Click the firewall checkbox to clear that option.
- Click OK
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