is there a firewall in BD and if so ow do I disable it?
Hello @becky_t12 and welcome to the Community!
Your Bitdefender Total Security solution offers a powerful layer of network protection with the Firewall.
Should you wish to customize the Firewall settings, check the below article for detailed instructions:
In the event you are encountering a specific issue that can be related to the Firewall, have a look at the articles below:
The Firewall can be configured to your liking, so that it won't be necessary to disable it completely (an action that is not recommended).