Windows 10: Problems with firewall settings/alerts

  1.    21 Feb 2017 #1

    Problems with firewall settings/alerts


    Just recently I've started getting alerts about "network firewall". I have NIS and always check and it's always running. Finally, I went to security settings in control panel, checked the settings there, and it reports NIS as being turned off, so I turned it on from there. Still says turned off. Five tries, still says turned off, even though it's on. I turned the alerts off, but have to wonder why I'm getting them to begin with. Anyone know?
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  2. Posts : 4,038
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703
       21 Feb 2017 #2

    Hi Joy

    When Norton gets cranky I use their removal tool to completely remove it and then I re-install. Please create a restore point.

    Also ensure you either have your key or you know your user id and password to get a fresh download.

    Uninstall and Reinstall Norton product using the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool

    Any chance did a new tool slipped in with say a flash player update? Something from McAfee?


    Ken
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  3.    21 Feb 2017 #3

    Thanks. I'll give that a try. No new tools or sneaky downloads that I know of. I'm pretty vigilant about downloads.
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