already has a built in default, free and powerfull firewall. And while Windows 7 now allows you to access the advanced settings, including configuration of filtering for outbound connections, through its Control Panel, Management Console, Netsh utility, or the Group Policy Editor, many would wish for a simple interface from where they could manage the firewall. Windows Firewall Control
is a small, intuitive and easy to use program that runs in taskbar, next to the system clock, and provides quick access to the most frequent options used from Windows Firewall. This is the best tool to manage the native firewall in Windows Vista and 7.