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Windows 7: Firewall will not turn on whatsoever.

29 Oct 2013   #11
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Let's merge a missing Action Center key into the Registry:
Quote:
Action Center Notification Icon =====> Unable to open HKLM\...\ShellServiceObjects\{F56F6FDD-AA9D-4618-A949-C1B91AF43B1A} key. The key does not exist.
Please open Notepad by pressing the Windows key and the R key at the same time.
In the Open area, type: notepad
Copy and paste all the text inside the code box below to Notepad:

Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ShellServiceObjects\{F56F6FDD-AA9D-4618-A949-C1B91AF43B1A}]
"AutoStart"=""
In Notepad, go to File > Save As
Save the file to: Desktop
Save the file as: fixac.reg
Save type as needs set to: All files

On the Desktop, double-click: fixac.reg
Confirm the prompt to merge to your Registry.
Click: OK

Restart the computer.

On the Desktop, right-click fixac.reg, and select: Delete

Also empty the Recycle Bin.


Check to see if you are still having problems, and, if so, post back on what they are.


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29 Oct 2013   #12
gellertb

Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Jacee, is this better?


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29 Oct 2013   #13
gellertb

Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Wow, thanks cottonball this seems to have solved my issue; my Firewall seems to be functioning properly.


I appreciate everybody else's help as well.

Cheers.
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29 Oct 2013   #14
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Use the computer for a day or two, and let us know if the issue returns. I do not think it will...
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 Firewall will not turn on whatsoever.




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