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Old 06-20-2005, 05:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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my windows fire wall is not working. it says Windows Firewall settings cannot be displayed because the associated service is not running. doyou want to start the windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) service?

then if i click yes it says Winows cannot start windows firwall/internet connectinon sharing (ICS) service.
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Old 06-20-2005, 05:51 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Sounds like the firewall is disabled or you are not an administrator to the local machine. Are you sure the account is an administrator? Is the service itself set to disable? Check this in CONTROL PANEL>ADMINISTRATIVE TOOLS>SERVICES then right click on that service and check the properties. Make sure it is set to automatic and try starting it again. Lastly you can check to local policy via START>RUN>GPEDIT.MSC then go to Computer Configuration>Administrative templates>Network>Network Connections>Windows Firewall. Make sure the standard/domain profile has the "protect all network connections" policy as "not configured.
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thanx but that did not work.
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