Windows Firewall

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    I am writing an application which shows the windows firewall activity (turning ON/OFF). Is there any method to get notification about windows firewall getting disabled/enabled?
     
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    Thank you for the reply.
    I read all the links you posted but it didn't answered my question.
    I will again re-frame my question.
    The scenario will be as follows:
    My application will be running continuously (at background). Whenever user will enable/disable windows firewall my application will get notification. Accordingly application will display message box about windows firewall status.

    My question is how to achieve this? How I will come to know that user is turning on windows firewall?
     
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    above from here, where you can use group policy to prevent users from turning off windows firewall

    http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/...om-turning-on-off-windows-firewall-using-gpo/

    above is further reading, which shows that if the users are administrators they can still disable firewall, unless you make them power users instead.

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    http://www.freewarefiles.com/Instant-Firewall-Monitor_program_26999.html

    you might check out the above freeware, I have not used it, so have no personal experience with this program but it appears to do what you wish.
     
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    I read all those links. Using group policy we can prevent user from enabling/disabling windows firewall.

    I want some notification to my application whenever user will turn on windows firewall and will click ok button. I want to display a message box that will tell user activity. It will be like warning to user if he/she is turning off windows firewall.

    Is there any API present? Is it that I should register my application to windows action center to get windows firewall on/off notification?
     
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    http://stackoverflow.com/

    You might ask at the above site, there is problably a script to do as you ask, but I do not know coding, and it seems like this would be a coding issue.
     
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    Thank you so much for all the replies.
    I have already posted a question there.
    Will update a thread if I get any solution.
     
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    Thanks for the update will be watching to see if they get you a solution, could you post a link to your thread so I can follow it also, please. :)
     
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    thanks
     
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