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Windows 7: Windows 7 Firewall Error 0x80070424

12 Sep 2012   #1

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 
Windows 7 Firewall Error 0x80070424

Recently I have decided to check up on my firewall and I noticed an error message 0x80070424 if I try to start it. I have run malwarebytes and Microsoft Security Essential scans and there were no signs of any viruses. I have no idea when this happened, but any information on how to fix this problem would be greatly appreciated. In the attachment I uploaded is what the error message looks like.



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13 Sep 2012   #2

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You should only run one anti-virus per a computer.

Uninstall Malwarebytes and keep the Microsoft Security Essentials installed, as two AV programs can cause conflicts and problems between each other.
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13 Sep 2012   #3

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Now with the 0x80070424 error code; your registry may have become damaged by a form of malware like a rootkit (not all AV programs are perfect) and therefore you may need to repair your registry.

Read this tutorial to help you: 0x80070424 Solution

Hope this helps,

Harry

Backup and System Restore beforehand.

Please post back your results.

EDIT - Were the two AV programs from trusted sources? The offical Microsoft website and Malwarebytes website?
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13 Sep 2012   #4

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Yeah, I downloaded them awhile ago before this even happened. I'm 100% sure it was from a reliable source. I'll try this solution out, and hope this fixes my problem.
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13 Sep 2012   #5

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Okay, please post back your results.

Hope this helps,

Harry
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13 Sep 2012   #6

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

The tutorial helped. I am now able to access my firewall. Thanks for the help.
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14 Sep 2012   #7

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cdeas15 View Post
The tutorial helped. I am now able to access my firewall. Thanks for the help.
No problem, glad your able to access your firewall settings (:
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14 Sep 2012   #8

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Technet tutorial will not help.We have to change the permissions of sharedaccess key

Windows Firewall damaged by 'Windows 7 antivirus 2012'
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17 Sep 2012   #9

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shawn77 View Post
Technet tutorial will not help.We have to change the permissions of sharedaccess key

Windows Firewall damaged by 'Windows 7 antivirus 2012'
The problem seems to be resolved, so maybe this is not the case.
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