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My Firewall Is Disabled Any Ideas?


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#1 kenny_ken

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Posted 16 December 2005 - 10:49 AM

Yes well i dont know why it has stopped workin but i have gone to the services in the control pannel and tried to restart the service that makes it run and every time i try and start it it says the dependancy bla bla bla error 1068 i have tried going to run and checking all windows files by typing sfc /scannow and that didn't seem to work any ideas.

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#2 Floydoid

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Posted 16 December 2005 - 11:21 AM

The windows inbuilt firewall is pretty useless. I'd recommend you install the free version of Zone Alarm.
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Posted 16 December 2005 - 02:36 PM

I agree with Floydoid, the windows firewall is no good. I use Zonealarm and it works really well, as long as it is setup correctly.

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Posted 16 December 2005 - 03:51 PM

Here is a list of FWs that are light on resources..

Firewalls(Run only one.)
Zone Alarm
SyGate Personal Edition
OutPost Firewall Free
Jetico Personal Free
Kerio Personal Firewall(Reported not to be offered after 12-31-2005)

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#5 Albert Frankenstein

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Posted 16 December 2005 - 05:04 PM

Yes well i dont know why it has stopped workin


Have you added another firewall on your computer by chance? Usually they will disable the Windows firewall as running two firewalls will create conflicts.
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Posted 16 December 2005 - 06:37 PM

Have you updated to SP2?




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