English 773: Turn off Captivate firewall message

If you keep receiving a message about letting Captivate through the Windows Firewall, here's how you can stop it from happening.

To turn off the Captivate firewall message

  1. Perform software updates by clicking the Help menu, and then clicking Updates.
  2. Open File Explorer, and then navigate to the following directory: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Captivate 9 x64\SWF_Components\ws
  3. Right-click the CivetWeb.exe file, click Rename, and then change the name to the following: CivetWeb.exe.bak
  4. If asked to allow the rename to occur, click Yes.
  5. If asked to provide administrator access, click Continue.