Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Windows Firewall


  • Please log in to reply

#1
samem

samem

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 38 posts
Hey,

I Installed sp2 in my windows but my firewall don't works

i am getting this:

Posted Image

Help Needed

Thanks
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
Fenor

Fenor

    Trusted Tech

  • Retired Staff
  • 5,236 posts
Hi samen!

Do you by chance have either Norton Internet Security, Norton System Works or McAfee Security Suite installed on your system? Also check and see if you have any personal firewall programs installed on your machine like zone Alarm or Sygate, which would both disable the Windows Firewall so it doesn't interfere.

Fenor
  • 0

#3
samem

samem

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 38 posts
nope I don't have any personal firewall i have just NOD32 Antivirus :tazz:
  • 0

#4
Fenor

Fenor

    Trusted Tech

  • Retired Staff
  • 5,236 posts
Go to START-->RUN and type services.msc. In the new window that appears, scroll down the list until you get to Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) and double click it to open it's properties. Make sure it's STARTUP TYPE is set to AUTOMATIC and that the services is STARTED, clicking the START button if it isn't. Then reboot your computer and see if the Windows Firewall options are now no longer grayed out.

Fenor
  • 0

#5
samem

samem

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 38 posts
none chengs

and it was like that
  • 0

#6
Retired Tech

Retired Tech

    Retired Staff

  • Retired Staff
  • 20,563 posts
I wouldn't worry about windows firewall which only blocks incoming data

http://www.filehippo...zonealarm_free/

This will block incoming and outgoing data
  • 0

#7
samem

samem

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 38 posts
But i want to fix that as well :tazz:

If it is posseble

Thanks Keith :)
  • 0

#8
Retired Tech

Retired Tech

    Retired Staff

  • Retired Staff
  • 20,563 posts
Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter to replace the system files

Fair comment about wanting to fix it, however, when you do install a third party firewall, which is adviseable, it will turn the XP one off
  • 0

#9
samem

samem

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 38 posts
didn't work Help Needed Please
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP