I have Windows XP on which I want to allow inbound access. My ISP has given me static public IP address but I've had this strange problem I can not somehow access my system from outside.
I have configured web server listening on port 80 but with all sort of attempts even disabling firewall it just doesn't work. I'm pretty sure it's Zone Alarm because even when I create an exception rule to allow HTTP traffic on port 80, it still shows the incoming access in event log as blocked. I have no policy to block it why is it doing so. Even if I exit the firewall and disable everything traffic is still blocked.
How can I get rid of this firewall? It has done something to my system. I need access, all sort of access from outside. I can't help myself with this extra security if it is of no use.