Which of these would best describe the operation of Windows Firewall?
A) Stop malware from running on the operating system
B) Identify a known buffer overflow exploit
C) Block remote users from accessing a shared folder
D) Block the browser from viewing inappropriate web sites
E) Scan the network for devices with open ports
F) Stop me from having that last piece of pie
The answer: C) Block remote users from accessing a shared folder
Windows Firewall is used to allow or deny access to certain applications or services on a Windows operating system device.
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