Windows Firewall disabled. How to enable it?

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  1. sujithtom

    sujithtom New Member

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    My Windows firewall was automaticly disabled after installing avast Antivirus. Later I uninstalled it and when I try to enable it, it pops out the following error..

    But when I try to open Windows Firewall settings through Control anel another error is shown:

    Any solutions???
     
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    Go to computer management and follow the step as stated in the figure.


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    have a look at the services and see if
    "Windows Firewall (WF)/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) service" is running/disabled or stopped.
    stop that service and then start it back on...
    see if it helps..
     
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    lol....rajas u were quick by 2 mins there. ... !!
     
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    Hmm nice tip both of you... BUT.................

    ..........The prob does not end there dudes! There is no Windows Firewall option in that window! See for yourselves!

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    so what???????The problem is solved..............
     
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    @rajas...the issue is not yet solved....

    @sujithtom ... try out this link....
    http://tinyurl.com/3tnkt

    its microsoft firewall troubleshooting doc by microsoft...iam unable to download this God knows why...page cant be displayed....just check it out...
     
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    Don't u get the option of Restoreing the windows firewall in pre-installation stage while unistalling avast Antivirus????????????
     
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    Problem solved thanks you guys, both of you...
     
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