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Flo

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I can not activate my firewall because "for security, some settings are controlled by group policy"
I have XP home edition (SP2) and it does not support group policy.

Any ideas, anybody ????
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dsenette

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are you logged in as an administrator (better yet..the administrator)?
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Yes, It is the same when I log in as the administrator or as a administrator.

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Do you have Windows OneCare installed? It grays out some Windows Firewall settings (and says the thing about group policy). If not, maybe you should install Windows OneCare and then uninstall it straight away... see if that helps.
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This Google Groups thread ought to help:

http://groups.google...0bceaf3f?tvc=1

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I changed the registry, itstill tells my that I settings are controlled by group policy, but now at least I can eable my firewall settings.

Thanks!
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