Download and Installing
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Firewall Plus is a free software.


Downloading

1. To download Firewall Plus, complete the following steps:


    1. Download the Firewall Plus installation file from: http://www.pctools.com/firewall/download/.


    1. File Download - Click the Save button on this screen to begin saving the installation file onto your computer. You can also click the Run button which downloads and runs the installation file without saving it. Note that this window will vary from browser to browser.


    1. Save As - If you selected Save in the previous step, select the location where you wish to download the Firewall Plus installation file onto your computer. Once you have chosen this location, click Save.





Installing

To install Firewall Plus onto your computer, complete the following steps:


    1. Ensure that any earlier version of Firewall Plus on your computer is closed and not running in the background. If the Firewall Plus icon is present in the System Tray, right-click the icon and select Exit from the menu.


    1. Double-click on the Firewall Plus installation file ("fwinstall.exe").


    1. Welcome to the Firewall Plus Setup Wizard - The initial Setup Wizard screen is displayed. Click Next to continue.


    1. Licence Agreement - The Firewall Plus End User Licence Agreement (EULA) is displayed. Before continuing, please read this agreement. If you accept it, click the I accept the agreement radio button and then click the Next button to continue.


    1. Select Destination Location - Specify the location where Firewall Plus will be installed on your computer. We recommend that you use the default location specified, although you can choose your own by clicking the Browse... button, then selecting your preferred install location. Click Next to continue.


    1. Select User Mode - You may select between the Normal User and Expert User modes depending on the level of your expertise with configuring firewalls. Note that it is possible to switch between modes during any time from the Preferences screen. Select your option and click Next.




    1. Click Finish to exit the Setup Wizard once Firewall Plus is installed. You are required to restart the system to complete the installation process.





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