I cannot get the Windows Firewall enabled.
My friend upgraded my computer from XP to 7 Starter and put Zone Alarm on it as he insists on doing to all computers he builds. When I uninstalled it I was unable to enable Windows Firewall even after rebooting. I guess I can do this next:
I also did a search on Windows Firewall not enabling and saw that a lot of sites suggested doing this:
I did a search for what to do and ran a scan in SFC /SCANNOW:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright © 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Windows\system32>SFC /SCAN NOW
Microsoft ® Windows ® Resource Checker Version 6.0
Copyright © 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Scans the integrity of all protected system files and replaces incorrect version
correct Microsoft versions.
SFC [/SCANNOW] [/VERIFYONLY] [/SCANFILE=<file>] [/VERIFYFILE=<file>]
[/OFFWINDIR=<offline windows directory> /OFFBOOTDIR=<offline boot directory>
/SCANNOW Scans integrity of all protected system files and repairs files
problems when possible.
/VERIFYONLY Scans integrity of all protected system files. No repair operati
/SCANFILE Scans integrity of the referenced file, repairs file if problems
identified. Specify full path <file>
/VERIFYFILE Verifies the integrity of the file with full path <file>. No re
operation is performed.
/OFFBOOTDIR For offline repair specify the location of the offline boot dire
/OFFWINDIR For offline repair specify the location of the offline windows d
sfc /SCANFILE=d:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll /OFFBOOTDIR=d:\ /OFFWINDI
Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.
Beginning verification phase of system scan.
Verification 100% complete.
Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations.
This is the screenshots I saved in Paint:
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Edited by Kabo0m, 31 January 2016 - 06:47 PM.