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Windows 7: All my Firewall options are grayed out, please help.

25 Jun 2014   #1
Tumble

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
All my Firewall options are grayed out, please help.

All my Firewall options are grayed out and i can make no changes at all. Can someone please help me. I have a Windows 7 computer.


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25 Jun 2014   #2
andrew129260

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 

1.) Please Run sfc /scan now using option 2 in this tutorial: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Please post back the results.
Please indicate what message was displayed at the end:

Windows found no integrity violations

OR

Corrupt files were found, and windows was unable to fix them.

OR

Corrupt files were found, and windows successfully repaired them

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2.) * Download the Farbar Service Scanner.

* Once download, right click the fss.exe file, and choose run as administrator.

*Checkmark the following boxes:

-Internet services
-Windows firewall
-System Restore
-Security center/action center
-Windows Update
-Windows defender

*Click Scan. A notepad window will appear with your log file. Save it to the desktop. Then upload the log here in your next reply using the paperclip on the reply box.
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