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Windows 7: Windows Firewall won't start, error 0x8007042c

13 Jun 2015   #11
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Looks good!

You had Comodo downloaded at one time. ( C:\Users\Ch\Downloads\cfw_installer_6106_53.exe)... did it ever get installed and work?

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14 Jun 2015   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium


After you check out Jacee's question on Comodo, and, if you are still having the same issues as before, let's see if the following helps...

Please use the latest version of the Windows Repair (All In One) Download
Save to the Desktop

Right-click the program icon on the Desktop, and select: Run as Administrator
Click Next at the Setup, and follow the prompts.

Make sure to temporarily disable your AntiVirus program before the repairs are done.

At the program's console...

Go to Step 5 Backup, and under Registry Backup, select: Backup
Under System Restore click on: Create

Next, go to Repairs tab and click: Open Repairs

In the next prompt, press: Unselect all

Next, select the following entries: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 14, 21, 26, and, 27

On the right side, check: Restart/Shutdown system when finished

Press: Start Repairs

When the program finishes, please restart the computer.

Please post Windows the Repair log in your reply.
It is located in the following folder:
64-bit systems - C:\Program Files (x86)\\Windows Repair (All in One)\Logs

Also, please run the Farbar Service Scanner once again, and post the new FSS.txt in your reply.
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17 Jun 2015   #13

Windows 7 Professional x64

Jacee, I don't think I ever got Comodo up and running.

cottonball, I did what you suggested and Windows Firewall is now up! Thank you so much. I've attached FSS.txt, is there anything else I need to do?

Thank you both for all your help.

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17 Jun 2015   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium

Glad something worked for you!!

Is your Internet connection working OK?
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