To disable Internet Control Message Protocols


Open Network Connections


Click the connection for which Internet Connection Firewall is enabled, and then, under Network Tasks, click Change settings of this connection.


On the Advanced tab, click Settings.


On the ICMP tab, clear any or all of the ICMP check boxes.


To open Network Connections, click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Network Connections

You must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group in order to complete this procedure. If your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings may also prevent you from completing this procedure. 

All Internet Control Message Protocols (ICMP) options are disabled by default.

Internet Connection Sharing, Internet Connection Firewall, Discovery and Control, and Network Bridge are not available on Windows XP 64-Bit Edition. 

Home and small office networking components overview

Internet Connection Firewall overview

Enable Internet Control Message Protocols

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