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Windows 7: Function Discovery Resource Publication error 0x80070005

18 Jun 2013   #11

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MaXiu123 View Post
Hi - thanks for that suggestion, but unfortunately it doesn't solve the problem either. The Windows Firewall service is set to Automatic, but it cannot be started - trying to do so from the Services screen just results in an error message which begins "Windows could not start the Windows Firewall on local computer..."
It sounds like the firewall was corrupted. Try this.

It took me a couple of days to figure this out. I could not share folders or printers. I could also not turn on Network Discovery or File and Printer sharing. The radio buttons would revert back to OFF every time.

What I needed to do was to repair the Base Filtering Engine service. I'm guessing a virus or some bad program messed this up. I used a repair utility from ESET to do this for me.

Here it is: I receive the message that my ESET installation ended prematurely - ESET Knowledgebase

There is a ServiceRepair.exe. Running this and rebooted fixed the problem for me.

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18 Jun 2013   #12

Win 7 32 bit

Thanks - that did it!
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19 Jun 2013   #13

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

That's good MaX, I'm seeing more of this problem lately so I saved the ESET repair link just in case it came up again.
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