- Click Start, click Run, type firewall.cpl in the Open box, and then click OK.
- Click the Exceptions tab.
- Click to select the File and Printer Sharing check box, and then click OK.
The Computer Browser service automatically starts after you unblock the ports that are used for file and printer sharing.
Article ID: 875362 - Last Review: Feb 15, 2017 - Revision: 3