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be_ble
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Cannot turn on Firewall

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I constantly have an alert up saying my firewall needs to be turned on. However, when I click on "turn on firewall" it simply refreshes and the alert appears again. I read other posts on similar problems and a suggested solution was to uninstall then reinstall the program - I have tried that, but it hasn't worked.

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Magesh
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Re: Cannot turn on Firewall

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Hi @be_ble 

Please refer the below article that has more information on how to enable McAfee Firewall. 

How to grant permissions to enable McAfee Firewall in macOS Catalina and Big Sur 

Thanks,

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Hello @be_ble ,

Can you please check and confirm if you have any other firewall installed, which may conflict with McAfee also share us the OS and Mcafee version which can be found on the about tab.

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Rajiv S

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Thank you for your reply! It does not look like I have another firewall installed. The OS is macOS Catalina 10.15.7, and it is McAfee LiveSafe version 4.11.1.0

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Hi @be_ble 

Please refer the below article that has more information on how to enable McAfee Firewall. 

How to grant permissions to enable McAfee Firewall in macOS Catalina and Big Sur 

Thanks,

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Thank you! Following this step by step worked.

Re: Cannot turn on Firewall

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Nothing to worry buddy, its not a big issue, just follow the tips shared by the community member. It solved my problem and I suggest you to go through it once applinked

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