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The basic Firewall isn't working- it won't let me disable it, or view things that are enabled/disabled.
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  1. Use it as a backup.
  2. 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
  3. 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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