My wife has a laptop with Windows 7 and Office 2010. Recently she was playing with some settings on her PC and did something which now causes a "Microsoft SharePoint Workspace" alert to appear when she boots up the machine.
She wants this message to go away. I do not know how to do this, and searching for portions of the alert have lead nowhere. Here is the exact message.
SharePoint Workspace is unable to communicate through your firewall and will run with limited functionality. To resolve this problem, enable SharePoint workspace as a Windows Firewall exception. For assistance, contact your Windows administrator.
To remedy this, here is what I attempted:
Start > Control Panel > View by Small Icons > Windows Firewall
This opens a dialog with the caption, "Help protect your computer with Windows Firewall". Below that, there is an orange box with the notification, "These settings are being managed by vendor application NORTON FIREWALL PROVIDER."
Of the half-dozen options that appear in the left navigation panel of that dialog, only 3 are enabled: control panel home, advanced settings, and troubleshoot my network. The option to "Turn windows firewall on or off" is disabled.
We have Norton 360, so I opened that program and chose the "Settings" tab, which displays a Firewall link to
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