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February 14, 2013 10:44:09 PM

The basic Firewall isn't working- it won't let me disable it, or view things that are enabled/disabled.

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April 6, 2013 8:39:11 AM

Use it as a backup.
April 15, 2013 3:39:02 AM

Gorff said:
The basic Firewall isn't working- it won't let me disable it, or view things that are enabled/disabled.


Create a restore point before trying this

Download

wscsvc
wuauserv
BITS
Windefend

Launch the registry keys,click YES when you get a UAC prompt

Download

Windows repair tool

Extract and launch the Repair_Windows.exe file

Click on Start repairs tab-click on Start

check mark following options alone

Repair WMI
Repair Windows Firewall.
Remove Policies Set By Infections
Repair Winsock & DNS Cache
Repair windows updates


Checkmark Restart System When Finished option
click the Start button

System should restart after repair

Post the new FSS log
April 24, 2013 10:45:34 PM

Same thing happened to me. I set it back to default then left it as a backup like jinksy said. I set up OpenVPN (from https://expressvpn.biz) instead for security which just runs continuously.
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