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Windows 7: System and Security: Firewall

10 Jan 2016   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) Service Pack 1
System and Security: Firewall

Not certain of appropriate place to post this: Windows 7; I open Control Panel / System and Security / click on Windows Firewall / Check Firewall Status -- and nothing happens. MSE (Microsoft Security Essentials) says everything is A-OK with my PC ... why won't Check Firewall Status open so I can verify what's on or off? Thanks. Appreciate any info/help.

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10 Jan 2016   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

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12 Jan 2016   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Windows Firewall Is located in "Services" ... type Services in the 'start search box', click the gear icon, then scroll down.

You can set it to "automatic" by right clicking and choosing 'Properties"
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13 Jan 2016   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709

Another option if the others don't work.

Start Orb and type firewall.
You will see check firewall status. Hopefully; Tick on it.
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