Windows 10: Can't turn on Firewall Solved

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  1.    13 Mar 2016 #1

    Can't turn on Firewall


    After removing Norton using the Norton Removal Tool can't turn on Firewall. Windows Firewall Service is set on Automatic.Remote Procedure Call Service & the Base Filtering Engine Service is started and set on Automatic.Would you help me,please?
    Last edited by john54; 14 Mar 2016 at 07:30.
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  2.    14 Mar 2016 #2

    Clicking User Recommended Settings does what?
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  3.    14 Mar 2016 #3

    Nothing.I see "twisting donut" for several second and nothing more.Also can't open Advanced settings (Error code 0x6D9) and other links on the left site of panel.
    Windows Firewall Service properties:


    BTW.In my Device Manager I can't see Windows Firewall Authorization Driver.Show Hidden Devices and show Devices By Connection are marked.
    Last edited by john54; 14 Mar 2016 at 07:55.
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  4.    15 Mar 2016 #4

    To bad that no one can help me to fix my issue.The reason I removed Norton from my PC was I could install new fonts.Besides've heard a lot of good things about the effectiveness of Microsoft Defender.Now it looks like I have to come back my computer to its previous state and install Norton again.Thank you for your interest in the topic.
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  5. Posts : 2,865
    Windows 10.4 Home 1709 x64
       15 Mar 2016 #5

    Running SFC would not hurt, since Norton is quite messy bloatware.

    SFC Command - Run in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    To make sure, that the driver is allowed to run, run this in CMD as admin:

    reg add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\mpsdrv" /v "Start" /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

    To enable firewall and reset firewall rules:

    netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state on
    netsh advfirewall reset

    To remove various policies, which could prevent it from running, it will reset everything:

    reg delete "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System" /f
    reg delete "HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\System" /f
    reg delete "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System" /f
    reg delete "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\System" /f
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  6. Posts : 4,851
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       15 Mar 2016 #6

    john54 said: View Post
    Nothing.I see "twisting donut" for several second and nothing more.Also can't open Advanced settings (Error code 0x6D9) and other links on the left site of panel.
    Windows Firewall Service properties:


    BTW.In my Device Manager I can't see Windows Firewall Authorization Driver.Show Hidden Devices and show Devices By Connection are marked.
    Your screenshot shows Service status ....... Stopped
    So, click the Start button > OK when done.
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  7.    15 Mar 2016 #7

    TairikuOkami
    I am sorry I didn't understand to much what did you write but I followed similar instruction:
    http://www.thewindowsclub.com/fix-wi...local-computer
    without any success.


    davidhk
    The problem is when I click Start button the Services window (exclamation mark in a yellow triangle) appears and OK button in Firewall properties window is inactive.
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  8. Posts : 4,851
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       15 Mar 2016 #8

    My suggestion is to do a Repair Install.
    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
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  9.    16 Mar 2016 #9

    Thank you davidhk.I have to consider it.Do you recommend refresh or reset option?
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  10. Posts : 4,851
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       16 Mar 2016 #10

    john54 said: View Post
    Thank you davidhk.I have to consider it.Do you recommend refresh or reset option?
    I meant Repair Install. I had read that Reset did sometimes mess up the system.
    See tutorial posted earlier.
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