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Help?: Cannot Update Windows & Firewall Not Working (Error 0x6D9)

Question: Help?: Cannot Update Windows & Firewall Not Working (Error 0x6D9)

Hi, I'm running Windows 7 64-bit (I think) and I cannot run Windows Updater or switch on Windows Firewall. On a possibly related note, Windows .NET framework refuses to install or work properly on my PC.
 
Windows Updater: When I attempt to check for updates the updater simply says that the "service is not running" I have been unable to turn the service on by any method I have tried. Whenever I run the inbuilt troubleshooter and recommended Microsoft Fixit files, they merely say they have either fixed the problem or not detected the problem. Sadly, this isn't the case as the problem has not been resolved at all. When I ran the troubleshooter recently, it provided a report which I have attached as a .pdf in the hope it may help lead to a solution.
 
Windows Firewall: The Firewall says is is 'Not running reccommended settings' and will not restore those recommended settings if I ever click the button to 'fix' the issue. If I open 'Windows Firewall with Advanced Security' the program merely states "there was an error opening the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security snap-in. The Windows Firewall with advanced security snap-in failed to load. Restart the Windows Firewall service on the computer you are managing. Error Code: 0x6D9
 
I have seen that these issues have been solved on this forum before without system resets and hope such a solution is possible for my computer.
Thanks for your time,
Joel.
 
 

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Answer: Help?: Cannot Update Windows & Firewall Not Working (Error 0x6D9)

First of all, welcome to BC !
 
The firewall and updater problems are very common symptoms of malware infection. Your best bet is to post this problem in the 'Am I infected?' section of BC and get any question of malware resolved before going looking for other possible solutions.
 
When you post there, include the make and model of your computer, as well as your operating system. If it is self-built, then list the main specs. And be patient !  These people are busy !  And if you are asked to do something which you don't understand, post back to them for clarification.
 
Chris Cosgrove

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Hi, I originally posted this in the standard 'Windows 7 Help' section and was advised to post it here, so sorry for duplicate topics.
I have previously run virus detection software and it does not appear to have fixed any of these problems, but I will, of course, happily try again if it is deemed the best option with recommended software.
 
I was advised to include the following information...PC Model: Acer Aspire M3910Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
I have also attached a transcript of the DxDiag Diagnostic readout in the hope that it will help.
 Problems: I cannot run Windows Updater or switch on Windows Firewall. On a possibly related note, Windows .NET framework refuses to install or work properly on my PC. I understand these are common issues with Malware infection.
 Windows Updater: When I attempt to check for updates the updater simply says that the "service is not running" I have been unable to turn the service on by any method I have tried. Whenever I run the inbuilt troubleshooter and recommended Microsoft Fixit files, they merely say they have either fixed the problem or not detected the problem. Sadly, this isn't the case as the problem has not been resolved at all. When I ran the troubleshooter recently, it provided a report which I have attached as a .pdf in the hope it may help lead to a solution.
 Windows Firewall: The Firewall says is is 'Not running reccommended settings' and will not restore those recommended settings if ... Read more

Answer:Am I Infected?: Cannot Update Windows & Firewall Not Working (Error 0x6D9)

Sorry, here's the DxDiag readout - I forgot to attach it like an idiot.
 
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System Information
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Time of this report: 12/7/2013, 23:08:17
       Machine name: SQUEAKIE-ACER
   Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.120503-2030)
           Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Acer
       System Model: Aspire M3910
               BIOS: Default System BIOS
          Processor: Intel® Core™ i3 CPU         550  @ 3.20GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.2GHz
             Memory: 3072MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3000MB RAM
          Page File: 2765MB used, 3231MB available
        Windows Dir: C:\Windows
    DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
   User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
 System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
    DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
     DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode
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DxDiag Notes
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Hello!

I just did a fresh clean install of Windows 10. I was just installing all my programs back and then suddenly I get an error saying Windows Firewall is not working. In detail it says;

The Windows Firewall with Advanced Security snap-in failed to load. Restart the Windows Firewall service on the computer that you are managing. Error code: 0x6D9.

My options are to use "recommended settings" but it does not work.

Everything that I have search on the internet gives me solutions to other previous versions of windows and nothing on this error with Windows 10!

I have not installed any additional virus software, i'm just using whatever windows 10 provides me.

Please help, I don't want to have to do yet another clean install!

Thank you

Answer:Windows Firewall not working Error Code:0x6D9

Hello and welcome to Ten Forums!

What do you get when you view the settings for Windows Defender and scroll down? Is it the same as below:

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Hello!

I just did a fresh clean install of Windows 10. I was just installing all my programs back and then suddenly I get an error saying Windows Firewall is not working. In detail it says;

The Windows Firewall with Advanced Security snap-in failed to load. Restart the Windows Firewall service on the computer that you are managing. Error code: 0x6D9.

My options are to use "recommended settings" but it does not work.

Everything that I have search on the internet gives me solutions to other previous versions of windows and nothing on this error with Windows 10!

I have not installed any additional virus software, i'm just using whatever windows 10 provides me.

Please help, I don't want to have to do yet another clean install!

Thank you

Answer:Windows Firewall not working Error Code:0x6D9

Hello and welcome to Ten Forums!

What do you get when you view the settings for Windows Defender and scroll down? Is it the same as below:

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when attempting to do Windows update or open Windows Firewall receiving errors. attached a screen shot of the messages. Is there a virus/malware that my current anti-virus software is not picking up?

Answer:Windows Firewall error 0x6D9 and Windows update not running

Hi & to Bleeping Computer Forums!My name is Jürgen and I will be assisting you with your Malware related problems. Before we move on, please read the following points carefully: My native language isn't English. So please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to read. Thanks for your understanding.Please read my instructions completely. If there is anything that you do not understand kindly ask before proceeding.Perform everything in the correct order. Sometimes one step requires the previous one.If you have any problems while you are follow my instructions, Stop there and tell me the exact nature of your problem.Do not run any other scans without instruction or Add/ Remove Software unless I tell you to do so. This would change the output of our tools and could be confusing for me.Post all Logfiles as a reply rather than as an attachment unless I specifically ask you. If you can not post all logfiles in one reply, feel free to use more posts.If I don't hear from you within 5 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed.If I don't reply within 24 hours please PM me!Stay with me. I will give you some advice about prevention after the cleanup process. Absence of symptoms does not always mean the computer is clean.Step 1Please run a FRST scan. This will help us diagnose your problem.Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your Desktop.(If you are not sure which version (32-/64-bit) applies to your system, ... Read more

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Hello everyone,
My firewall doesn't start anymore. The problem started after removing the damn iStartSurf (virus or whatever threat that is). I used adwcleaner_3.310.exe ( What is adwcleaner_3.310.exe ? | System Explorer ) that is the one that, I suppose, really removed the problem and then Malwarebytes Anti-Malware just in case. This last didn't find anything as I was expecting. (these steps are part of a guide for removing iStartSurf)

After rebooting, because adwcleaner finished its task, installing the anti-malware, while scanning with the latter I saw (not sure it wasn't already there since the log in) the control center complaining about the firewall off.
I thought because of the scanning. At the end of the scan I couldn't turn the firewall on anyway.

I have followed a lot of guides and used different "fixing tools"... but nothing.

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My Configuration:
windows 8.1
Avira antivir
standard windows firewall
removed malwarebytes
removed adwcleaner
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Error reported:
- If I try to start the firewall from servises.msc it give me the error code 13
- If I try to open the advanced settings of the firewall from the control panel I get the error code 0x6D9
I don't know anymore what to do.
Guys help me, please!

Answer:Windows firewall error 0x6D9 and 13

In the elevated command prompt type this, it will take a while to run and correct any corrupt system errors.
sfc /scannow

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It took me some time to notice this error and other than it being annoying to me it's not really effecting my PC much. The picture below is the error that shows. What I have done...
 
Tried starting the service manually a number of different ways and the service will seem to start for a moment then stop.
When I go to the Windows Firewall settings an click Use Recommended Settings. It doesn't seem to actually do anything. I'm assuming it tries to start the service and then stops.
There are no types of viruses, root-kits, malware, etc on the PC.
Ran the SFC with no issues.
 

 
 
What I think happened is that I had Bitdefender Total Security on my system. I decided I didn't want to renew so I uninstalled it, but instead of using their uninstaller I used Revo Uninstall Pro to do it because I always trace any programs I install with it. I think I may have gotten to click happy and maybe fudged something up Windows uses for its firewall. But the issue could of always been there I just never noticed because I used Bitdefender's firewall.
 
Can anyone assist?

Answer:0x6D9 Windows Firewall error

Sure. Download the .bat file I attached and run it as Administratior.
 
After if finishes running open the run box (windows key +r) and type "services.msc" hit ok.
 
Find Windows Firewall in the list right click on it and chose properies and make sure the startup type is automatic. If it's stopped then click start and then ok.
 
Now from the run box type "msconfig" under the services tab find Windows Firewall make sure it's checked then click apply and ok and exit without a restart.
 
Now Windows firewall should be in working order.
 
 

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It took me some time to notice this error and other than it being annoying to me it's not really effecting my PC much. The picture below is the error that shows. What I have done...
 
Tried starting the service manually a number of different ways and the service will seem to start for a moment then stop.
When I go to the Windows Firewall settings an click Use Recommended Settings. It doesn't seem to actually do anything. I'm assuming it tries to start the service and then stops.
There are no types of viruses, root-kits, malware, etc on the PC.
Ran the SFC with no issues.
 

 
 
What I think happened is that I had Bitdefender Total Security on my system. I decided I didn't want to renew so I uninstalled it, but instead of using their uninstaller I used Revo Uninstall Pro to do it because I always trace any programs I install with it. I think I may have gotten to click happy and maybe fudged something up Windows uses for its firewall. But the issue could of always been there I just never noticed because I used Bitdefender's firewall.
 
Can anyone assist?

Answer:0x6D9 Windows Firewall error

Sure. Download the .bat file I attached and run it as Administratior.
 
After if finishes running open the run box (windows key +r) and type "services.msc" hit ok.
 
Find Windows Firewall in the list right click on it and chose properies and make sure the startup type is automatic. If it's stopped then click start and then ok.
 
Now from the run box type "msconfig" under the services tab find Windows Firewall make sure it's checked then click apply and ok and exit without a restart.
 
Now Windows firewall should be in working order.
 
 

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So I've had this error for a while now, starting after I removed a virus for my computer. I've tried pretty much every fix I found, and none of them work. Any suggestions are appreciated.
 
Moved from Firewall Hardware/Software to Am I Infected - Hamluis.

Answer:Windows Firewall 0x6D9 error

Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.List Minidump FilesClick Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.Please download Farbar Service Scanner and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity CenterWindows UpdatePress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.

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Hi, i'm new here and i'm not english, so i dont understand everything at all...
My problem is the same that lot of people but when i tried to solve like the normal people do (oppening services.msc, looking for firewall and changing the activation mode) , i can't because firewall doesnt appears in the list.
I've another question, that can be the cause of having lagg problems with some online games and not with others?
 
 
i tryed to clean my pc using Microssoft security essencials, rkill and panda cloud antivirus free. 
i will post the log here for if someone can help me,

LOG:
http://bitshare.com/files/jgjptra9/attach.txt.html
 
 
 
thanks and sorry for my english ;)

Answer:Firewall error 0x6d9 windows 7

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Lets start by running these tools.Search and delete the AdWare, PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) installed on your computer.Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.Click the Report button and the report will open in Notepad.IMPORTANTIf you click the Clean button all items listed in the report will be removed.If you find some false positive items or programs that you wish to keep, Close the AdwCleaner windows.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.Check off the element(s) you wish to keep.Click on the Clean button follow the prompts.A log file will automatically open after the scan has finished.Please post the content of that log file with your next answer.You can find the log file at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt (n is a number). Please downloadJunkware Removal Tool to your Desktop.Please close your security software to avoid potential conflicts.Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or 7, right-mouse click it and select Run as administrator.The tool will op... Read more

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I got this error ever since i got a virus (I managed to remove it) and i have been going through other forums on how to fix this error but none of them have worked so if you can help me thank you.
 
Also I'm not sure what log information i should provide so could you tell me what information i should show you.

Answer:Windows Firewall: Error Code 0x6D9

Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.Press Scan button.It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.

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Hi!!!
My english is very very basic, but i hope you understanding and help me....... sorry for the errors
I got this error no remember why (2 year ago)...., and i tried everything to fix it, nothing works ...
Looking in google found this topic in the forum that is similar to my problem: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/509884/windows-firewall-error-code-0x6d9/
And reading that i see the problem was solved, ....................... I do the same??
 
 

Answer:Windows 7 Firewall: Error Code 0x6D9

Hello! Welcome to BleepingComputer Forums!
My name is Georgi and and I will be helping you with your computer problems.
Before we begin, please note the following:
I will working be on your Malware issues, this may or may not, solve other issues you have with your machine.
The logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me.
Stay with the topic until I tell you that your system is clean. Missing symptoms does not mean that everything is okay.
Instructions that I give are for your system only!
Please do not run any tools until requested ! The reason for this is so I know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.
Please perform all steps in the order received. If you can't understand something don't hesitate to ask.
Again I would like to remind you to make no further changes to your computer unless I direct you to do so. I will not help you if you do not follow my instructions.
 
 
Please download the latest version of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.Note: You need to run the version compatibale with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.
Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Press Scan button.
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I've been having troubles with my firewall lately. Each time I open it will always say "There was an error opening the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security snap-in" Any suggestions on what to do?

Answer:Windows Firewall Error Code 0x6D9

Can someone please help me

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Hi!
Our laptop, which my mother and brother use the most, seems to be infected, but I don't know with what. When someone tries to surf the net and uses a search engine, a window pops up and redirects them to another website. The thing is, we came back from vacation last Wednesday and we had brought the laptop along. I have not used it since we came back, but my little brother has. On Friday morning my mother reports that there is a virus that causes the websites to redirect and the peace in the house hasn't been the same since. My brother can not recall which websites he visited and I couldn't check because a CCleaner scan was preformed and the registry was cleared as well. When I checked the Windows Firewall, it was turned off. I tried to turn it on, but when I click the 'Use recommend settings' button nothing happened. I opened the Window Firewall with Advance Security but got an error that the security snap-in failed to open (error code ox6d9). I will post a screenshot of this below the dds.

I have Mcaffe Version 8.8 installed on the laptop. When I try to open the console, I get an error that the program is not allowed to login because of a remote computer called '.' wont let login. Then after that I get an error that ordinal 1112 cannot be located in the dll WSOCK32.dll. After these errors, the console opens but I can't preform any scans. I will post screen shots of the errors below the dds.

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Answer:Windows Firewall error 0X6D9 and Mcaffe won't scan

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If you haven't already, please Subscribe to this Thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant notification by email, then click Add Subscription.

Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within three days this thread will be closed.

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Please note that these fixes are not instantaneous. Most infections require more than one round to properly eradicate.

Please stay with me until given the 'all clear' even if symptoms seemingly abate.

Kindly follow my instructions and please do no fixing on your own or running of scanners unless requested by a helper.

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One or more of the identified infections is a backdoor trojan/rootkit.

This type of infection allows hackers to remotely control your computer, log keystrokes, steal critical system information, and download and execute files without your knowledge.

If you do any banking or other financial transactions on the PC or if it should contain any other sensitive information, please get to a known clean computer and change all passwords where applicable, and it would be wise to contact those same financial institutions to apprise them of your situation.

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Hello,
 
I have a problem that other users have already described here (and been able to remedy with assistance):  the Windows Firewall on my laptop does not work any more -- I cannot configure it through the control panel, and when I try to open it, it shows the message:
 
"The Windows Firewall with Advanced Security snap-in failed to load. Restart the Windows Firewall service on the computer that you are managing [obviously, that is not possible].  Error code: 0x6D9."
 
My operating system is Windows 7, 64bit version.  All recent Windows updates are installed.  I have Malwarebytes installed and ran a scan recently, with no results except for one tracking cookie.  I also have Sophos Antivirus installed, which also did not find anything when I ran a scan.
 
Perhaps somebody could be so generous and tell me what I could do about this?
 
Cheers,
Daniel

Answer:Windows Firewall does not work - error code 0x6D9

Known situation, http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/cf5681ec-c8b3-4108-a203-1cce078665c1/windows-firewall-with-advanced-security-snapin-failed-to-load-error-code-0x6d9?forum=w7itprosecurity .
 
Louis

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Shortly after my new laptop upgraded to Win 10 build 1607, I began to receive indications that Windows Firewall was not operational. This is the worst of a number of symptoms that started at the same time. This firewall issue, Cortana no longer works, several of the built in accessories no longer work.

When Windows FW failed I began what has turned out to be a hopeless exercise to try to fix it. There are zillions of hits on the web about this issue dating back to Win 7 all described the same way. The long and the short of my issue is error 0x6D9 when starting the FW. I've tried from the services dialog, I've tried from the Security applet in control panel. Nothing solves the problem.

So, I installed ZoneAlarm Extreme Security (which I was going to do anyway). ZA is installed and active so I went about trying to set up RDP and RDP told me it couldn't be setup because Windows Firewall wasn't running.

What is going on? Is there any help out there?

For the record, ZoneAlarm Extreme Security and Malwarebytes AntiMalware V3.0.

If there is an issue with firewall that dates back to Win 7, with the same symptoms and similar fixes (which in my case don't fix it), then we as a user community need to question what the heck Microsoft is doing. Firewall is a key component and it needs to be very robust but clearly there is something going on.

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Answer:Windows Firewall Not Started and Will Not Start - Error Code 0x6D9

Have you tried
Code:
sfc /scannow

command in administrators command prompt.

TenForums has a tutorial about this command written by Brink
Run SFC Command in Windows 10
It is recommended to try Option 3 first

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Windows 7
Lenovo Y580 2011 model
Recently installed/swapped out for a new SSD and spent the past few days installing windows updates and other programs I needed.
 
It was only until today did I bother /have a need to access my windows firewall settings. Upon opening Windows firewall with Advanced Security window I am met with a:
 
There was an error opening the Windows Firewall with Adv security snap in  /  the snap in failed to load.
 
 
I ran a few quick scans with Malwarebytes Anti malware but those were all PUP files (still had them removed, then restart but same issue)
since I only checked today I can't tell how long this has been an issue.
 
am I infected? should I restore my computer to a early point before some of the windows security updates?
 
I'm so surprised.
 
 

Answer:Trouble accessing Windows Firewall Error Code: 0x6D9

Hello, I highly doubt you are infected. Windows Firewall is causing the issue, to solve this problem I recommend downloading Windows Repair and following my steps.
 
Step 1. Install the program
 
Step 2. Drain all the power in your computer by unplugging all cords and taking out the battery. After that keep pressing the power button a few times like you are turning it on to drain the power left in your computer.
 
Step 3. Put the battery back in and the power cord (if you need one) and turn on your computer.
 
Step 4. Run Windows Repair and select the Step 5 tab (Backup). Next press backup under Registry Backup. You may want to create a restore point too, which is next to it.
 
Step 5. Go onto the Repair tab and click Open Repairs and make sure you have Registry Permissions, File Permissions, WMI and Windows Firewall checked. When ready click Start Repairs and wait until it has finished.
 
Step 6. When it has finished copy the log in the Log tab and post it onto this topic.
 
Step 7. Wait for me to reply
 
Thanks Aramus   
 
Download: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/windows-repair-all-in-one/dl/265/

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Hi. i have a problem few days now.i try to open my windows 7 firewall but nothing happen's.i'm trying then to open the windows firewall advanced security but i get an error that the 'snap-in failed to load with error code 0x6D9 .i'm searching for a solution for hours,i try a several tips but i get no results.I also did a full scan with security essentials,super antispyware,Malware bytes,Eset on line scanner,TDSS rootkit removing tool but the computer seems to be clean.
Everytime now i restart i take message on start up that the " the windows could not connect to the group policy client service" and when i open a program after some resets on the firewall i did while try various tips from forum's,i get the message if i want to allow on the firewall the each connection of specific program.
Can somebody help me ?thanks

Answer:snap-in failed to load with error code 0x6D9 at windows 7 firewall

See if what "Mow Green" posted here will help you, too: Windows Firewall with advanced Security snap-in failed to load. Error Code 0x6D9

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I'm trying to turn on my firewall and I get the the Error " Windows can't change Some of your settings. Error Code 0x80070422" When I try to go to advanced settings I gfet the error above "Windows Firewall with advanced Security snap-in failed to load. Error
Code 0x6D9". I'm thinking that error in settings is why the firwall won't turn on. How can I get to the settings and check them?

Answer:Windows Firewall with advanced Security snap-in failed to load. Error Code 0x6D9

You're welcome, CardGunner. See if this update is listed in Installed Updates 
 KB976902 - Description of the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 installation software feature update
 I suspect that is the update that may have restored the firewall.

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Hi, I have been having issues with windows firewall and have tried quite a few things to attempt to get it working. When I go to windows firewall in control panel, the only option displayed is "update your firewall settings" with a button labeled "use recommended settings." Clicking this button locks up the window for about 15 seconds, once its able to be interacted with again, nothing has changed. Clicking on "advanced settings" on the left takes me to the "windows firewall with advanced security screen," this is where it displays the 0x6D9 error code and it mentions trying to restart the windows firewall service. It is set to automatically start in Services, but never starts and trying to manually start it gives me a message that says windows could not start it.
 
I have looked at a few other threads on here and have run 3 programs I found recommended in them: AdwCleaner, Junkware Removal Tool, and DDS.
 
Any help with this would be very appreciated.

Thanks in advance!
 
~Steve
 
Here are the logs.
 
AdwCleaner:
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# AdwCleaner v3.006 - Report created
05/10/2013 at 11:08:42
# Updated 01/10/2013 by Xplode
# Operating System : Windows 7
Ultimate Service Pack 1 (64 bits)
# Username : Steve - STEVE-PC
# Running from : C:\Users\Steve
\Desktop\adwcleaner.exe
# Option : Scan
***** [ Services ] *****
***** [ Files / Folders ] *****
***** [ Shortcuts ] *****
***** [ Registry ] *****
***** [ Browsers ] *****
-\\ Internet Explorer
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Answer:Windows Firewall Error 0x6D9 Windows 7 64bit

Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.Press Scan button.It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.

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Every time I try to start my firewall from the control panel, no matter what I press, I always get the same screen telling me to update my settings with a red bar on the side.

If I click on advance settings however, it opens the windows firewall with advance security screen and tell me that there was an error with snap-in and gives me the error code 0x6d9.

I have already tried starting the windows firewall service while in administrator mode but it also gives me and error 'service specific error code 5'.

I have run out of ideas.

Answer:0x6d9 Firewall error

Welcome aboard Please download Farbar Service Scanner Download Link and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:

Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.

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Okay i don't have much info other than i have tried everything that the forums has, i watched videos and i have tried all the options. my last resort is factory restart and i really don't wanna resort to that. i try to turn it on and the page loads then says is not responding then responds again and did absolutely nothing. please help!

Answer:Can not turn on firewall, error 0x6d9

GianniR,

Let's try to find the cause...

Please use the Farbar Recovery Scan Tool
Download: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
Select the version that applies to your system.
Save it to your Desktop.

Double-click the downloaded file to run it.
When the tool opens click Yes to the disclaimer.

Press the Scan button.

The tool makes a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory from which the tool is run (Desktop).
Please provide the FRST.txt in your reply.

The first time the tool is run, it also makes another log: Addition.txt
Also post the Addition.txt in your reply.



Next, download the Farbar Service Scanner



Save to the Desktop Make sure the following options are checked:Internet Services
Windows Firewall
System Restore
Security Center
Windows Update
Windows Defender

Press: Scan
FSS creates a log, FSS.txt, on the Desktop.
Please provide the FSS.txt in your reply

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With malwarebytes and AVG free 2013, I have removed some bad stuff from the computer, but Windows Firewall gives error code 0x6d9 when I open it to turn it on. I also am unable to download files. Firefox simply cancels the downloads. IE will not download either. Says security settings do not allow it (or such). Thoughts on remedying or seeing if anything else is on the computer? Malwarebytes shows nothing else. Thank you.

Answer:firewall error 0x6d9 and cannot download files

Copy the files to infected PCDownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsDownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results here.If you get crashes in normal mode,run it in safemode with networkingDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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hi ive seen a lot of people on here with the same issue and im really stuggling to fix it. when ever I try to open my firewall it comes up with this error and it is stopping me from downloading anything which means I cant get my course work done :/ so any help would be great.
please help
 
heres my FRST log
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST.txt) (x64) Version: 25-11-2013 01
Ran by john (administrator) on JOHN-VAIO on 25-11-2013 23:31:03
Running from C:\Users\john\Desktop
Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) OS Language: English(US)
Internet Explorer Version 11
Boot Mode: Normal
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG9\avgchsva.exe
(AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG9\avgrsa.exe
(AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrva.exe
(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkAudioService64.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Windows\SysWOW64\svchost.exe
(Inuvo Inc.) C:\Users\john\AppData\LocalLow\alotservice\alotservice.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
(AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
(Broadcom Corporation.) C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btwdins.exe
(ArcSoft, Inc.) C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcSoft\Magic-i Visual Effects 2... Read more

Answer:error 0x6D9 window firewall wont work please help

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My firewall hasn't worked for a long time, and has never been a problem. Now, however, I need to fix it. When I open the window to change settings, I can't because I get an error about 0x6D9.0x6D9
When I went to Microsoft, my PID had expired, and their page said to use a file called MicrosoftFixit.WindowsFirewall.RNP.27303904791259753.5.1.Run
Can't set windows firewall to default because of Norton 360. When I disable Norton firewall, and reboot, it still can't set firewall.
I used command prompt taskkill /IM Norton 360 /T /F to forcefully terminate Norton 360 service that didn't work.
Additional info:
Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
Norton 360

Answer:Windows firewall, Norton 360, 0x6D9

First I would uninstall Norton 360. Norton 360 Removal tool

Next, run the Windows Firewall to repair tool. Windows Firewall Repair

Now reinstall Norton 360. If you get Norton free with Comcast subscription?

Here's the link. Norton Comcast Free

Norton should disable Windows Firewall during install.

When prompted, I would not install Constant Guard. It will really slow down your PC.

If you do not have Comcast and purchase Norton 360. Go to the Norton website, find your product and download. You may have to enter your license key to activate.

Hope this helps.

John

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Ok - I'm trying to fix my friends' computer - Toshiba Satellite L455-S5975 running Windows 7 32-bit

Windows firewall is off and I need to "Update Firewall Settings". When I click use recommended settings, I get a message that says it "can't change some of your settings. Error code 0x80070424" I get the same thing when I click on "Turn Windows Firewall on or off" and "Restore Defaults"

When I click on "Advanced Settings" I get "There was an error opening the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security snap-in" followed by it "failed to load. Restart the Windows Firewall service on the computer you are managing. Error code 0x6D9."

I scanned the computer using both Avast and Microsoft Safety Scanner (full scan and took over 2 hours) - no infections or issues found

I installed all Microsoft updates and followed suggested restarts.

I ran Microsoft Fix It and I get a message that the firewall isn't running or stopped and it can't be fixed.

I have gone into services as an administrator to try and start Windows Firewall...it isn't there - not in the list of services (local)

I also used SlimDrivers to update all the drivers on the computer.

What I am not seeing is how to uninstall and reinstall Windows Firewall...any other program or hardware issue, that would seem to be the easiest solution - but I have yet to see how to do that with Windows Firewall.

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Answer:Win7 Firewall won't turn on error code 0x6D9 and error code 0x80070424

What other Anti-virus was on the computer before Avast?

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I can't reactivate my Firewall.
I use the Microsoft Essentials Security.
I ran FSS and here's the log:

Farbar Service Scanner Version: 17-01-2015
Ran by Pedro (administrator) on 04-07-2015 at 21:27:20
Running from "C:\Users\Pedro\Downloads"
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (X64)
Boot Mode: Normal
****************************************************************

Internet Services:
============

Connection Status:
==============
Localhost is accessible.
LAN connected.
Google IP is accessible.
Google.com is accessible.
Yahoo.com is accessible.


Windows Firewall:
=============
MpsSvc Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
The start type of MpsSvc service is OK.
The ImagePath of MpsSvc service is OK.
The ServiceDll of MpsSvc service is OK.

bfe Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
The start type of bfe service is OK.
The ImagePath of bfe service is OK.
The ServiceDll of bfe service is OK.


Firewall Disabled Policy:
==================
"HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile" registry key does not exist.


System Restore:
============

System Restore Policy:
========================


Action Center:
============

wscsvc Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
Checking Start type: ATTENTION!=====> Unable to open wscsvc registry key. The service key does not exist.
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Answer:Errors during activation of Firewall (0x80070422 and 0x6D9)

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 tweaking.com program icon on the Desktop, and select: Run as Administrator
Click Next at the Setup, and follow the prompts.

If there is an update to the program, please use it.

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

At the program's main 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)\Tweaking.com\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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Hi Guys,

Need some help here.
Tried starting windows firewall and got this error message :"Windows firewall cant change some of your settings. Error code 0x80070424"
Tried starting windows update and got this error message : "Windows Update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running. You may need to restart your compter".
Tried starting windows Defender and got this message : "A problem caused this program to stop." and "The specified service does not exist as an installed service. Error code 0x80070424"

Never had this problem before and had gone through some materials available online. None seems applicable to my situation. Looked into the services.msc and couldn't find Background Intelligence Transfer Service, Windows Firewall or Windows Update listed there.
Didnt wanna mess around so i though i'd gather some help from here.

Have been using Advanced System Care to scan regularly, not sure if it did something to mess up my computer. Also found that under device and printers, USB composite Device under printers have a "Need Troubleshooting" status. Computer is unable to communicate with the printer, thus i am unable to print and scan documents. Not sure if all these problems stem from the same source.
Just tried scanning my computer with TDSSKILLER (nothing found), ESET smart full scan(deleted 4 files), MBAM (nothing found) and i will attach a log file by FSS.

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Answer:Windows Update, Firewall and Defender not working

DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsDownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results here.If you get crashes in normal mode,run it in safemode with networkingDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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I have Windows 7 and Update, Defender and Firewall are not working and not found in services.  I use AVG.  Stopping AVG does not help with reactivating any of these.  I've tried looking in HKEY for some viruses that seem to be assiciated with these symptoms and don't find them.  Windows FixIt service does nothing to help. 

Answer:Windows Update, Defender, Firewall Not working missing

      Please download TDSSKiller from here and save it to your DesktopDoubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then click on Change parameters


Check Loaded Modules  and Detect TDLFS file system.  Do not check Verify file digital signatures (even though it is checked in the example)If you are asked to reboot because an "Extended Monitoring Driver is required" please click Reboot now


Click Start Scan and allow the scan process to run

If threats are detected select Skip for all of them unless I instruct you otherwiseClick Continue


Click Reboot computerPlease post the contents of  TDSSKiller.[Version]_[Date]_[Time]_log.txt found in your root directory (typically c:\)in your reply===================================================aswMBR--------------------Download aswMBR and save it to your desktop.
Please disable your real time protection of any Antivirus, Antispyware or Antimalware programs temporarily. They will interfere and may cause unexpected results.If you need help to disable your protection programs see here and here.Double click the aswMBR.exe file to run it. Please allow when you are asked to download AVAST antivirus engine defs.Wait until the AV update is done, then click on the Scan button to start. The program will launch a scan.

When done, you will see Scan finished successfully. Please click on Save log and save the file to your desktop.

Please post the contents of the log in your next reply.N... Read more

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Hi, originally posted this in the 'Am I infected?' section and a helpful advisor called 'Broni' gave me a list of steps to follow to ascertain just what was wrong with my PC. After a series of programs and scans he told me I was infected with the ZeroAccess Rootkit and to post the issue here after running a program called DDS and attaching the logs DDS provided. Following is my model of PC and the problems I am experiencing, presumably as a result of this infection -
 
PC Model: Acer Aspire M3910Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
A full dxdiag diagnostic is available on the original 'Am I Infected?' topic, here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/516764/am-i-infected-cannot-update-windows-firewall-not-working-error-0x6d9/#entry3227468
 Problems: I cannot run Windows Updater or switch on Windows Firewall. On a possibly related note, Windows .NET framework refuses to install or work properly on my PC. I understand these are common issues with Malware infection.
 Windows Updater: When I attempt to check for updates the updater simply says that the "service is not running" I have been unable to turn the service on by any method I have tried. Whenever I run the inbuilt troubleshooter and recommended Microsoft Fixit files, they merely say they have either fixed the problem or not detected the problem. Sadly, this isn't the case as the problem has not been resolved at all. When I ran the troubleshooter recently, it provided a report which I have att... Read more

Answer:Infected with ZeroAccess rootkit - Cannot Update Windows & Firewall not working

Hello and welcome.  Please follow these guidelines while we work on your PC:
Malware removal is a sometimes lengthy and tedious process. Please stick with the thread until I’ve given you the “All clear.”  Absence of symptoms does not mean your machine is clean! 
Please do not run any scans or install/uninstall any applications without being directed to do so.
Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within five days this thread will be closed.
  Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.
 
Note: You need to run the version compatibale with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.

Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.
The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.

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I'm hoping this is the virus coming back again, and not that it was dormant in my pc the whole time. here is the link to the last time i had it. last time, from what i remember, it was only a firefox redirect issue, whereas now it seems to be on ie as well, and the windows updater doesn't work and the mcafee firewall won't stay on - when i press turn on, it automatically goes back to off

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic459101.html/page__p__2750104#entry2750104
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic459289.html/page__p__2751531#entry2751531

Thanks!

Answer:google redirect/windows update not working/mcafee firewall cannot be turned on

DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsDownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results hereDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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Question: 0x6D9 error code

I need to open port 443 but when I try to open advance settings in windows firewall I get error code 0x6D9. If I try to turn on the firewall I get 0x80070424. I tried system file checker tool with no issues, but when trying to reset the firewall settings, the netsh advfirewall reset command came back with an error telling me to make sure the service is running. Please help!

Answer:0x6D9 error code

The 0x6D9 error indicates you've got some services that the firewall needs to have running that aren't running.
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-security/unable-to-turn-on-windows-firewall-error-code/03c682a0-1ed1-482b-9324-bfd572fa7036
 
The 0x8007040424 error may also indicate that certain services that are needed aren't running, but it could also indicate your system is infected.
Try running the fixit tool first: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968002
See this thread for more troubleshooting steps if the fixit doesn't work.
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-security/windows-7-firewall-error-error-code-0x80070424/d19ebbf3-b0d2-4dcc-a6e1-8289fa19a65a

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Hello there!
It seems i have some sort of a firewall problem.

It says Action Center cant turn on Windows firewall, do this manually but when i try Use recommended settings, i get this error...

http://www.upload.ee/image/1783224/firewallupdate.jpg
Could anyone tell me how i can fix this?
Is some service not working properly? (Action Control Center)
I've already run Free NOD32 online scanner and tried to fix it with Tweaking.com Windows Repair tool but no luck.

Answer:Cant turn on/update Windows Firewall error 0x8007042c

Hi, Krasto. Welcome to SevenForums!

Please see Microsoft KB Article 2530126, which addresses the problem you are experiencing: Error code: 0x8007042c "Windows firewall cannot change some of your settings" when you try to turn on your Windows Firewall.

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Greetings,

Automatic Windows update last night- Windows 7 pro. Now I keep getting messages from the action center that AV, Firewall and spyware not working in my system tray next to the wireless icon. I try to turn them on through the message and nothing happens. I am running Norton 360. When I open Norton it says it is working?

Ran Malwaresbytes scan and did not come up with anything. Ran full scan with Norton and did not come up with anything. The messages sometimes go away when I reboot.

Only started happening after the update last night!

Thanks for your help in advanced!

Cheers,
Marc
 

Answer:Windows update + Windows saying AV and Firewall not working

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This post will help you resolve problems with Error Code 0x80070424 in Windows Firewall, Microsoft Update & Windows Defender in Windows 8 | 7.
You will have to: Run the Windows Update TroubleshooterRun the Fix-it to restart necessary services and register additional DLLsRestart Windows ServicesDownload and install the Windows Update AgentReinstall Automatic Updates on a computer that is running Windows XP SP2Run the Windows Firewall Fix it.
Details at KB968002.

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Win7 64 bit. New, clean installation. No 3rd party security software (firewall or virus scanner).
Hi all
I've been try find a way to get my system to update with firewall on for weeks. I have trusted sites set and have run the cross-your-fingers-and-hope general fixit. I subsequently discovered firewall on, run update either from the update applet or Security
Essentials, the update process would run so far then do nothing until I switch off firewall. As soon as firewall is turned off, updates begin to download.
Event log carries entries similar the the following (NB
www.download.windowsupdate.com is set as a trusted site):

_____________________________________________________________________
Name resolution for the name www.download.windowsupdate.com timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded.

_________________________________________________________
{Not sure if this is related but I am seeing quite a few:}

Name resolution for the name dns.msftncsi.com timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded.

____________________________________________________________________
{This is the typical error when it fails to update - very unhelpful, other than it points to an update issue}
Microsoft Antimalware has encountered an error trying to update signatures.
New Signature Version:
Previous Signature Version: 1.123.297.0
Update Source: Microsoft Update Server
Update Stage: Download
Source Path: http://www.microsoft.com... Read more

Answer:Windows update returns error 0x80240022 unless Firewall switched off

see
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itprogeneral/thread/c832cf48-cbc0-4b49-9b88-d3c23e806e94

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Split from here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/436093/windows-7-firewall-error-code-0x80070424-windows-firewall-service-missing/ ~ OB
 
Can u help me please 
 
Farbar Service Scanner Version: 03-03-2013
Ran by Anda (administrator) on 05-04-2013 at 20:51:47
Running from "C:\Users\Anda\Desktop"
Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 (X86)
Boot Mode: Normal
****************************************************************
 
Internet Services:
============
 
Connection Status:
==============
Localhost is accessible.
LAN connected.
Google IP is accessible.
Google.com is accessible.
Attempt to access Yahoo IP returned error. Yahoo IP is offline
Yahoo.com is accessible.
 
 
Windows Firewall:
=============
mpsdrv Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
The start type of mpsdrv service is OK.
The ImagePath of mpsdrv service is OK.
 
MpsSvc Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
The start type of MpsSvc service is OK.
The ImagePath of MpsSvc service is OK.
The ServiceDll of MpsSvc service is OK.
 
bfe Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
The start type of bfe service is OK.
The ImagePath of bfe service is OK.
The ServiceDll of bfe service is OK.
 
 
Firewall Disabled Policy: 
==================
 
 
System Restore:
============
 
System Restore Disabled Policy: 
========================
 
 
Action Center:
============
wscsvc Service is no... Read more

Answer:Split from: WIndows 7 Firewall Error Code 0x80070424 Windows Firewall Service Missing

Please download TDSSKiller from here and save it to your DesktopDoubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then click on Change parameters
Check Loaded Modules and Detect TDLFS file system. Do not check Verify file digital signatures (even though it is checked in the example)If you are asked to reboot because an "Extended Monitoring Driver is required" please click Reboot now
Click Start Scan and allow the scan process to runIf threats are detected select Skip for all of them unless I instruct you otherwiseClick Continue
Click Reboot computerPlease post the contents of TDSSKiller.[Version]_[Date]_[Time]_log.txt found in your root directory (typically c:\)in your replyDue to forum upgrade you may face issues posting the TDSSkiller log.Just last few lines of log is sufficient===================================================RKILLPlease download Rkill by Grinler from one of the 4 links below (if one of them does not work try another.) and save it to your desktop:Link 1Link 2In order for Rkill to run properly you must disable your anti-malware software. Please refer to this page if you are not sure how.Double-click on Rkill. (If you are using Windows Vista, please right-click on it and select Run As Administrator)Note: You may have to run Rkill a few times before it is successful. You may also have to download Rkill from a different link which will save it as a different file name.A black screen will appear and then disappear. Please do not worry, that is normal... Read more

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My client's Win 7 64 bit desktop PC will not run"Windows Update".... Can't say when this quit working.. possibly in the last 1-2 months... I now get the red "x" and error message "Windows update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running"... when I try to start it in "services", I get "system Error 5"....

Also, the downloading using E 11 doesn't work,,, get the message "xxxxx contained a virus and was deleted".... I have scanned the PC with combofix, Malwarebytes, Rougue Killer, and others, and nothing is found. Downloads work fine with Google Chrome..

Finally, I also see "windows defender" is now missing from this system.

Not sure if any of these are related, but need to get Windows Update working again

Any suggestions on how to get Windows Update working again? This PC is out of use by my client until I get this resolved.

Thanks for any help you might be able to offer~

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Originaly I had the same 3 updates continually installing everytime I logged on. They were sucessful in update history but kept comming back. I ran the system rediness tool, but it didn't help. I ran the microsoft fix it soultions for windows update normal then aggressive. Now I get this error while checking for updates. I tried to run sfc /scannow and then sfc /verifyonly but get the following error: windows resource protection could not perform the required operation. I also tried to install the latest service pack got the following error: error_sxs_componet_store_corrupt(0x80073712).
When I look at programs->installed updates nothing listed, also when I look at programs->turn on/off windows features nothing listed.
Thanks for the response.

Answer:Windows update not working error 80073712

Service pack update problems are difficult to solve. Do you have your win 7 DVD?Your system readiness tool log should be hereC:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CheckSUR.log Post the contents of the log

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Hi I CANNOT get windows update to work anymore, gives me error: 0x8024D007. I registered fatal dll's from the windows update log- still did not work so- This is from the WindowsUpdate.log:

2009-11-24 10:41:09:729 3856 c4 Service FATAL: ChangeServiceConfig failed with error 0x80070005
2009-11-24 10:41:09:729 3856 c4 Service FATAL: WU client fail to create WU service with error 0x80070005
2009-11-24 10:41:09:739 1796 78c Misc FATAL: Self registration of C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuaueng.dll failed, error = 0x8024D007
2009-11-24 10:41:09:739 1796 78c Setup WARNING: Completed registration operations for section wuaueng_WebSetup: status 0x8024d007
2009-11-24 10:41:09:739 1796 78c Setup WARNING: Setup failed while processing registry operations, error = 0x8024D007. Rolling back changes.

2009-11-24 10:41:13:284 1796 78c Setup FATAL: InstallUpdatedBinaries failed with error 0x8024d007
2009-11-24 10:41:13:284 1796 78c WUWeb FATAL: InstallUpdatedBinaries failed with error:0x8024d007
2009-11-24 10:41:13:284 1796 78c WUWeb FATAL: UpdateClientWorker failed: error 0x8024d007

2009-11-24 10:46:38:602 2224 5ec Setup FATAL: InstallUpdatedBinaries failed with error 0x8024d007
2009-11-24 10:46:38:602 2224 5ec WUWeb FATAL: InstallUpdatedBinaries failed with error:0x8024d007
2009-11-24 10:46:38:602 2224 5ec WUWeb FATAL: UpdateClientWorker failed: error 0x8024d007

Please help? Thanks

Answer:Windows Update not working : Error 0x8024D007

Hello scubes.Have a look here to see if it helps.
http://uk.search.yahoo.com/search?ei...8024D007&type=

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Recently had a virus infection and noticed that the windows firewall service is missing. When trying to reset to recommended settings by using control panel received error code 0x80070424. Cannot access other computers or shared files/folders on home network. Saw a previous post dated 12-17 that appears to be the same problem.

Answer:WIndows 7 Firewall Error Code 0x80070424 Windows Firewall Service Missing

Welcome aboard Had the infection been cleaned since?Please download Farbar Service Scanner and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity CenterWindows UpdatePress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.

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hi,

My OS is Windows 7 Professional 32-bit, Unable to update any file from windows update. Same error code 8024402F occurs and Windows could not search for new updates.

Whereas my internet connection is working fine and i able to browse and download from internet.

Also tried Microsoft Fix it and it says Repair windows update components. After applying it still same error occurs.

Even disabled AVG Internet Security 2012 and still same problem.

Here is the log detail from windowsupdate.log

2012-07-21 18:19:18:545 1256 8b0 AU ## START ## AU: Search for updates
2012-07-21 18:19:18:545 1256 8b0 AU #########
2012-07-21 18:19:18:548 1256 8b0 AU <<## SUBMITTED ## AU: Search for updates [CallId = {7CB9454F-3210-479E-A30A-D356B61C2A99}]
2012-07-21 18:19:18:548 1256 17e8 Agent *************
2012-07-21 18:19:18:548 1256 17e8 Agent ** START ** Agent: Finding updates [CallerId = AutomaticUpdates]
2012-07-21 18:19:18:548 1256 17e8 Agent *********
2012-07-21 18:19:18:548 1256 17e8 Agent * Online = Yes; Ignore download priority = No
2012-07-21 18:19:18:548 1256 17e8 Agent * Criteria = "IsInstalled=0 and DeploymentAction='Installation' or IsPresent=1 and DeploymentAction='Uninstallation' or IsInstalled=1 and DeploymentAction='Installation' and RebootRequired=1 or IsInstalled=0 and DeploymentAction='Uninstallation' and Reb... Read more

Answer:Windows update is not working in Windows 7 Professional. Error code 8024402F

Press Windows+R key and typencpa.cpl and click okRight click on your LAN connection-propertiesClick on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and then click Propertiesclick on Use the following DNS server addresses, and then, in the Preferred DNS server and Alternate DNS server boxes, type the addresses of the primary and secondary DNS servers.PREFERRED 4.2.2.1ALTERNATE 4.2.2.2Restart the PC Let me know if you can update now

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Hello.I've recently noticed I've been having spikes in my CPU usage. I narrowed it down to ServiioService.exe, which is my DLNA server so I can watch downloaded video files on my Sony Media Box on my TV. Here are screenshots of it happening three times in Task Manager: http://i.imgur.com/kaDMa.png and here's a screenshot of Process Explorer, with normal activity on the Left hand Side, and CPU topped out at 100% on the right hand side: http://i.imgur.com/nqcH4.png. Having read stuff around the Internet, it appeared it might be because it's trying to get metadata for each file, so I unchecked every option in the Metadata tab in the Serviio Console, but I am still having issues of the CPU spiking and my computer pausing. This happens every 5-10 minutes or so and lasts around a second. It's extremely annoying, especially when I'm typing or watching a video on the computer.At Serviio, the developer told me "It might be caused by Java's garbage collection (freeing memory tht is not needed any more)." I don't know what this means, or how to fix it, so that's where I'm at with that.Before I had figured this out, however, I wondered if the CPU spikes were caused by some form of Malware. I downloaded Malwarebyes and performed a scan, but nothing was found. I tried seeing if Windows Defender would find it, but it wasn't turned on. When I tried to turn it on, I got an "error code 5" and saw that it hadn't run since July.... Read more

Answer:Win Update, Firewall, Defender not working, and CPU spikes

DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsDownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results here.If you get crashes in normal mode,run it in safemode with networkingDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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Greetings,

Automatic Windows update last night- Windows 7 pro. Now I keep getting messages from the action center that AV, Firewall and spyware not working in my system tray next to the wireless icon. I try to turn them on through the message and nothing happens. I am running Norton 360. When I open Norton it says it is working?

Ran Malwaresbytes scan and did not come up with anything. Ran full scan with Norton and did not come up with anything. The messages sometimes go away when I reboot.

Only started happening after the update last night!

Thanks for your help in advanced!

Cheers,
Marc
 

Answer:W7Pro says AV, firewall not working after update, Norton 360

Please do not start more than one thread for the same issue.

Closing duplicate.
 

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Hi,
I have been having this issue for a long time. 
The windows firewall show a message about updating the firewall settings. Also, It displays a button "use recommended settings"
I click the button, but for a short period of time internet connection is perfect. Then the internet connection is lost and the message gets back. So I have to check the firewall settings every 30 min in <g class="gr_ gr_464 gr-alert gr_spell gr_disable_anim_appear
ContextualSpelling ins-del multiReplace" data-gr-id="464" id="464">avg</g>. in order to have internet access <g class="gr_ gr_608 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_disable_anim_appear Grammar multiReplace" data-gr-id="608"
id="608">in</g> my laptop. 
Sometimes the internet connection is stable, but there are times in which the web page takes long to show, so that is the time when I check the firewall settings and well need to press that button again. 
Is this just happening to me? 
I tried a lot of things, like using the recommended settings, restoring defaults, deleting all wireless networks and add them again, change to ethernet, scan <g class="gr_ gr_980 gr-alert gr_spell gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling ins-del multiReplace"
data-gr-id="980" id="980">pc</g> with windows defender (no issues reported).
Also, there is an option to migrate to 8.1 (I am actually in 8) but t... Read more

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I've tried so many ways to repair this issue using Microsoft fix it, renaming distribution folder in services.msc and through CMD prompt. I've followed all solutions through many websites using google but none have helped. I've also tried to re-register .dll files.
Does anyone else have any other solutions?

Answer:Windows vista update not working error 0x80070005

I had the same problem fixing this error for a relation of mine just the other week I found the solution on this page Click Here

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Hi!
I know there are tons of messages about how to install or force install W10 but I have a different error and none of the solutions seem to work.
I'm getting error 80244019 in WindowsUupdate every time I try to look for updates. I've tried since yesterday the force command line but it does nothing. I've tried also fixing Windows Update with WUdiagnostic. It "solves" 3 or 4 errors everytime I run it but it doesn't change the 80244019 error.
How do I solve 80244019 error?
I have also tried the MediaCreationTool way but when it's going to start the installation it says that I'm trying to install a different language, not the one that uses my OS so it won't let me upgrade The only way is wiping my files and apps and I don't want that. How do I change the language of the MediaCreationTool?
Thank you
PS. It's crazy how easy was for my other PC to install it and how impossible it is with this one.

Answer:Windows Update Error 80244019 and MediaCreationTool nor working

I have the exact same problem with the mediacreationtoolx64. I live in Denmark and i use english as language on my windows 7 pro. But instead of just checking the language used MS has decided to do some ber secret magic trick that i cannot seem to escape so that it wants to install a danish version of windows 10. This is SO annoying. How can they just assume that you want a danish version just because you live in denmark? There can be a million reasons for using another language and the user should be able to upgrade to the language that they already uses.

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Windows Update doesn't work on my Windows 7 Pro x64. Error code is: 80073712
sfc /scannow gives me no errors.
You can download my CBS.zip from Dropbox: https://www.dropbox.com/s/yxfqxf0caf5yj2k/CBS.zip?dl=0

Can someone please help?

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Hello, I am trying to get help with my laptop. It will can no longer check for Windows Updates. It states, "Windows couldn't search for new updates."

Windows Vista Home - 32 bit system

Below is my HighJackThis post. Please help!

During the HighJackThis test it stated that my system denied access to the host file and then it could not create a highjack this notepad file.
 

Answer:Windows Update Not Working Error Code: 80070490

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Hi, guys! So, I recently did a fresh installation of Windows 7 Home Basic since I had some issues with my HDD, and now I've been having a lot of troubles to update, giving me the code 800b0100.
SFC Scan didn't show any problems, so no error codes. Here are the CBS files, though: https://www.dropbox.com/s/0c1epjong36sasn/CBS.zip?dl=0

If there's anything I'm missing, please tell me!
Oh, and thanks in advance for your help.

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Hello, my Windows Update is not working: it returns the error 80073712. It has been like this for several months. I tried to do sfc /scannow but it says: "beginning system scan. This process will take some time" and 2 seconds after it says "Windows Resource Protection could not preform the requested operation". My Windows Help and Support doesn't work either as well as my Windows Features (when I open "Turn Windows features on and off" it returns a blank box). I also tried the "Windows6.1-KB947821-v27-x86.msu" but it does not repair the error. I also scanned my system with Malwarebytes Antimalware and avast! to see if it was a malware or virus but i do not find anything.

In the other hand, my date and time is working as well as my search box.

I do not know what I have to do.
I have a Windows 7 Ultimate x86.
Thank you for your help

PS: I also tried some other things but I do not remember anymore what they were

Answer:Windows Update error 80073712 (sfc, windows feature, help not working)

Pleasefollow the WindowsUpdate Posting Instructions and post the requested data

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Hey BC community,Note: I have never had a problem like this before, it has just started this week.I play maplestory, and this program detected something wrong with my firewall. So I proceeded to my security settings and attempted to edit my firewall settings: turn it on/off and then this error code popped up:So I tried to edit the other settings and the same error code came up each time.After that came up SEVERAL TIMES, I went to a microsoft and other forums to search for help. They told me to go to this window:And said to go to: Windows firewall and do something with it...but it's not there to do anything to? I really have NO IDEA what to do! It isn't effecting me that much, but when i start my Maplestory file up to reinstall it, it closes and it says this:[04/08 01:54:15] Install Start[04/08 01:54:16] User Temp Directory : C:\Users\Devin\AppData\Local\Temp[04/08 01:54:16] Use CRC : false[04/08 01:54:16] File Name : C:\Users\Devin\Desktop\MSSetupv108.exe[04/08 01:54:16] Game Code : 33563155[04/08 01:54:16] Cannot Regitster Firewall(C:\ProgramData\NexonUS\NGM\NGM.exe,Nexon Game Manager)[04/08 01:54:16] ErrCode : 14000 - 404 - 0[04/08 01:54:17] Install Path : C:\Nexon\MapleStoryI have downloaded microsoft anti virus things and they "cleaned up" my computer, but it still hasn't changed anything. Help?Sincerely,Devin

Answer:Windows 7 Firewall error code: 0x80070424 as well as Firewall Service being Removed

DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) DownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results here

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We had a computer that was infected with a virus which was responsible for the annoying "XP 2011 Security...." pop up. To the best of our knowledge we successfully removed that virus. I recently discovered, on the same machine, that Microsoft and Windows Update and Windows Defender Update won't work with the error "error number: 0X80070424". I also found the Firewall had been disabled (one of the services had been removed). The microsoft fix utility did not fix the problem. Symantec Antivirus and Malwarebytes found nothing. Spybot Search and Destroy found a few harmless things and the Sophos Rootkit checker found nothing of significance.

DDS Text Log---
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DDS (Ver_11-05-19.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Run by jkogan at 13:02:00 on 2011-07-21
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2021.998 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition *Enabled/Updated* {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\C... Read more

Answer:Microsoft Update, Defender, and Firewall Stopped Working

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you are unable to create a log because your computer cannot start up successfully please provide detailed information about the Windows version you are using: What we in particular need to know is version, edition and if it is a 32bit or a 64bit system. [/b]If you are unsure about any of these caracteristics, just let us know and we'll help you figuring it out. Please also tell us if you have your Windows CD/DVD handy.Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about y... Read more

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Hi guys, since a few days im not able to search for any windows updates. i get the error message 08007002. i tried to follow all 4 (5) steps before posting here to help you to understand and analyze my problem. i downloaded and run SURT. But i can not complete second step as i get the following message with SFC Scan:

Windows Resource Protection Could Not Start the Repair Service im running windows 7 (german version) so i try my best to get the messages translated correctly. when trying to start Windows Modules Installer i get the following message: System Error 2. i tried to start it with cmd.exe and manually (services.msc), but since i get the mentioned error i cant run sfc /scannow.

I hope you can help me somehow to solve this mess...

Answer:Windows Update Error Message 080070002 - sfc /scannow not working

CBS.zip this is what i can offer you now. im not sure if the file contains necessary information.

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Hi forum,

I'm having some problem about a week ago with Microsoft security essentials bugging out on me and not opening or updating. Basically the message I got on opening MSE was windows cannot access specified path or file. You may not have the appropriate permission to access the file. Upon reading this about a week ago, I think! I proceeded to foolishly downloading a Zeroroot access program and a few MSE alternatives. Since then I have still been unable to re-install MSE by deleting all components in the registry.

The error code I get with trying to re-install MSE is 0x80070643

Having then unistalled the zeroaccess program and the previous alternative antivirus programs, I still cannot get MSE working, and I now have a windows 7 update error. The new system update I believe may be to do with security as-well!! The error code on doing a windows 7 update is 80070005, and it did cut out at 9% every time. (although now I think it is just 0%)
Can someone please help me as I have had a very successful streak of avoiding viruses by always usin MSE. I don't want, and can't afford to get a virus attack, not to mention Im runnign windows 7 ultimate so I need the windows 7 updates too because the ultimate can be dodgy sometimes. Nb the update I cannot do is 1.4mb but I am anticipating windows will throw me a new update any day soon which could be anywhere from 30mb to 200mb and it could fail all of it leaving me prone to attacks.

I can post my specs, ... Read more

Answer:microsoft security essentials not working and windows update error

Hi graphic333 welcome to SevenForums

Download the two programs below

Run Farbar Recovery Scan Tool


64-Bit Version OS Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64 <===== Download Link

Drag the FRST64.exe from the Downloads folder to your Desktop

Right click on FRST64.exe and choose

When the tool opens click Yes on the disclaimer window .

Press Scan button.

FRST will let you know when the scan is complete and has written the FRST.txt to file



   Note
The first time Farbar Recovery Scan Tool is run, it makes also another log Addition.txt


Please upload both logs in your reply.(FRST.txt and Addition.txt)

FRST.txt and Addition.txt will be on the Desktop



Farbar Service Scanner

Click here Farbar Service Scanner to DOWNLOAD

Place file into your desktop

Place a check mark next to the following options
⬜ Internet Services
⬜ Windows Firewall
⬜ System Restore
⬜ Security Center
⬜ Windows Update
⬜ Windows Defender
Press the Scan button

Farbar Service Scanner will create a log, called FSS.txt, on the Desktop. Upload the FSS.txt with your reply

Upload a File
Click on the Go Advanced button under the Message box . Scroll down to Additional Options then click on Manage Attachments in the Attach Files sections . Click the Browse button locate the file then click on the Open button . In the Upload File from your Computer section click on the Upload button . Wait until it ... Read more

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So I realized I had an issue when I was prompted by some software to install a hotfix for windows that fixes an issue with exceptions.

I downloaded the hotfix but a prompt popped up almost immediately giving me a 0xc8000222 error.

A simple search lead me to a simple solution: run Windows Update.

When I go to run Windows Update, however, it tells me that the service is not running. I've verified it is, including stopping it and starting it again with a reboot.

There apparently was an update given by Microsoft to fix the Windows Update issue but, of course, it's released as an msu so it fails with the 0xc8000222 error.

I haven't had a chance to run chkdsk yet (I can't spare the time as this is my work machine and have things to do today) though there are no other issues with my system so I find it unlikely. I did run the SFC tool though, the output log can be access here.

Any ideas on how to progress would be great. Thanks.

Answer:.msu updates throw error 0xc8000222. Windows Update not working.

We really need the CheckSUR report.


Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data

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I honestly think I need some advanced help here because Ive tried about every solution I could find that pertained to me using Google.

So all of a sudden my windows update just stopped working/checking for updates(I get unknown error 8024402C ) and I cannot connect to some Microsoft websites like "www.update.Microsoft.com" and the download place for ie 10, Firefox says it cant find the server at "update.microsoft.com" and "download.microsoft.com" and when I diagnosed the connection with internet explorer it said "The DNS isn't responding" on both Microsoft websites all other websites work fine.

Things Ive tried that did not work:

IMPORTANT: I have recovered my laptop back to an image I made 3 years ago before I knew this would be this hard to fix.
The Microsoft fix it tool gives me error 80072EE7
updated some drivers
Went to "services.msc" and checked that background intelligent, windows update, and workstion were started and automatic.
I did a full scan with malware bytes program and found nothing.
I changed around the (TCP/IPv4) on my internet connection to the opendns and googledns adresses. could not change on the (TCP/IPv6) said invalid address.
Ran ccleaner program to fix any registry problems there might be.
tried about all the Microsoft support links I could find that looked like they might help
talked to Microsoft support
cursed at laptop
My PC is a Toshiba laptop running genuine windows 7 home premium 64 bi... Read more

Answer:Windows update completely stopped working, unknown error 8024402C

I dont think this will do anything, but maybe try running this utility: http://support.microsoft.com/mats/windows_update/
 

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On to the new thread. I am having a problem getting firewall to start. There are 2 pic attachments. But after 21 restarts of the pc, there has been no change in the process of getting this program to run. Hope this is a little help. NO CLEAN INSTALL is going to be done. Anything else to hopefully work around. 2xg has been a real big help.

Answer:Microsoft Firewall error/not working

Hello bizzed

Sound's like a maleware infection. Run Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware, anti-virus and spyware removal download and tell me what happened.

Or try this here http://blogs.technet.com/b/asiasupp/...base-list.aspx

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hii got this unusual problem from last couple of days whenever i open browsereither firefox or ie soon after it open a random tabs by itself.my windows update are not working always shows Error number: 0x80072EFF.i scan with avg,malwarebite,superantspyware but nothing comes up ,but my malwarebite keeps showing a ballon in system tray saying successfully blocked access toa potentially malicious website 91.212.226.67 and it keeps changing the number of the site.i download windows malicious tool and it says alerion c virus but when i scan with avg nothing comes up.iam bit confuse coz of this. iam posting trend micro hijack this log file for you guys to look into and thanks for your kind help in advanceLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 10:00:10, on 22/06/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\Identity Protection&#... Read more

Answer:windows update not working Error number: 0x80072EFF.mozilla and ie opens random tabs.

hi just adding the information to the exisitng topic last nite i ran tdsskiller and it found and infection in driver which is disinfected after reboot .my windows updates are working fine now and iam not getting the pop up ballon saying access denied to malicious wesite but when i scan with superantspyware it shows that hkcmd is infected it cures it but it come back again even malwarebite showsthe thing like shell open command bad note pad.fix it but it appears again.iam trying to post the latest log for you guys to have a look cheers.22:53:13:812 4044 TDSS rootkit removing tool 2.3.2.0 May 31 2010 10:39:4822:53:13:812 4044 ================================================================================22:53:13:812 4044 SystemInfo:22:53:13:812 4044 OS Version: 5.1.2600 ServicePack: 3.022:53:13:812 4044 Product type: Workstation22:53:13:812 4044 ComputerName: ASDF-E26E85805B22:53:13:812 4044 UserName: Administrator22:53:13:812 4044 Windows directory: C:\WINDOWS22:53:13:812 4044 Processor architecture: Intel x8622:53:13:812 4044 Number of processors: 122:53:13:812 4044 Page size: 0x100022:53:13:822 4044 Boot type: Normal boot22:53:13:822 4044 ================================================================================22:53:14:263 4044 Initialize success22:53:14:263 4044 22:53:14:263 4044 Scanning Services ...22:53:14:773 4044 Raw services enum returned 387 services22:53:14:803 4044 22:53:14:803 4044 Scanning Drivers ...22:53:15:865 4044 ACPI (8fd99680a539... Read more

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Hello - my son recently used the computer, he has a standard user account and he told me it said to restart certain files and he did it.
 
After that he said the internet was no longer working.
 
I ran the troubleshooter and it said the diagnostic policy sevice wasnt running. Manually enabled it through services.msc - no luck
 
Firewall also decided to not enable manually either.
 
I think its a virus - any help please?
 
Running a dell inspirion 660 on win 7 ty

Answer:Firewall error 0x8007042fc, internet not working and diagnostics policy svc

I found another thread that told me to do some stuff so here it is. Unfortunately mbam doesnt update because intenet isnt working :/  Results of screen317's Security Check version 0.99.64  Windows 7 Service Pack 1 x64 (UAC is enabled)  Internet Explorer 10 ``````````````Antivirus/Firewall Check:``````````````Microsoft Security Essentials   Antivirus up to date! `````````Anti-malware/Other Utilities Check:````````` Java™ 6 Update 29  Java 7 Update 21  Adobe Reader 10.1.7 Adobe Reader out of Date!  Google Chrome 20.0.1132.57  Google Chrome 21.0.1180.89 ````````Process Check: objlist.exe by Laurent````````  Microsoft Security Essentials MSMpEng.exe Microsoft Security Essentials msseces.exe`````````````````System Health check````````````````` Total Fragmentation on Drive C: ````````````````````End of Log``````````````````````

 Farbar Service Scanner Version: 25-05-2013Ran by Blerta (administrator) on 26-05-2013 at 09:55:16Running from "F:\"Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64)Boot Mode: Normal****************************************************************Internet Services:============Dhcp Service is not running. Checking service configuration:The start type of Dhcp service is OK.The ImagePath of Dhcp service is OK.The ServiceDll of Dhcp service is OK.Connection Status:==============Localhost is acc... Read more

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My sisters Desktop is a little bit sick.
I noticed the following items.

####################################################################
-1- Savedump.exe error
####################################################################

At boot before the desktop uis lanched this error message comes up:

DUTCH
Savedump.exe - kan onderdeel niet vinden.

Deze toepassing kan niet worden gestart omdat DBGHELP.dll niet kan
worden gevonden. Het opnieuw installeren dan deze toepassing kan
dit probleem oplossen
ENGLISH (translated)
Savedump.exe - cant find this part.

This program can start because DBGHELP.dll can't be found.
Installing this program can agoin can solve this problem.

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Windows auto update comes with this message:

DUTCH:
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Sommige updates kunnen niet worden geinstalleerd

De volgende updates zijn niet geinstalleerd:
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Beveiliginsgupdate voor Microsoft .NET Framwork 2.0 SP2 op Windows
Server 2003 en Windows XP x86 (KB263380)

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ENGLISH (translated)
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Some updates can't be installed

The following update are not installed
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Answer:Savedump.exe error AND Security update can't install AND InstallerCore(TM) in Firewall exeption

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A couple of weeks ago I got error messages from Security Essentials when restarting a PC (Win7/32, SP1). I could not uninstall the program using the Control Panel, so I used the FixIt-utility from Microsoft.
This made things worse.
I am not able to run Windows Update anymore (error code: 80073712 ? Windows could not search for new updates).
There are no system restore dates going back before I started having the problems two weeks ago.
When running sfc /scannow (as admin) I get the following error message:
Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation.
Tried the same function using the Win 7 (SP1) install disk. Get the following error:
There is a system repair pending which requires reboot to complete.
Restarted several times with the same results.
Since SFC was not working I tried to do a repair install. During the compatibility check I got this message:
Windows needs to be restarted so necessary changes to system files can be made before continuing.
I have tried several reboots and also checked for a pending.xml file. Nothing.
Any suggestions/ideas? It is a standard PC I use for Office apps.

Answer:Update error 80073712, SFC not working, cannot update Win7

Hello asiaviking and welcome to the forums

Command Prompt

Warning: this fix is specific to the user in this thread. No one else should follow these instructions as it may cause more harm than good. If you are after assistance, please start a thread of your own. Click on the Start button and in the search box, type Command Prompt
When you see Command Prompt on the list, right-click on it and select Run as administrator
When command prompt opens, copy and paste the following commands into it, press enter after each

dism /image:C:\ /cleanup-image /revertpendingactions
Right-click on the Command Prompt window and click Select All, this will invert all of the colours by selecting the text, now press enter. All of this text is now copied.
Paste (Ctrl+V) it into your next post please.
Can you also post the requested data please?

Windows Update Posting Instructions

Tom

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What does this mean guys
I can't start the windows firewall service, and this is what I see in event
viewer:
"The Windows Firewall service terminated with service-specific error 13
(0xD)."
WF.MSC returns: "The Windows Firewall with Advanced Security snap-in failed
to load. Restart the Windows Firewall service on the computer that you are
managing. Error code: 0x6D9.
This bloody god damn error codes are so useless! I mean why give me an error
code, why not just translate the meaning !
I believe all other relevant services are up and running - someone, please,
help!

Answer:The Windows Firewall service terminated with service-specific error 13 (0xD). (cannot start firewall)

Hello Amster,
Other folks may have additional ideas for you; hope this helps a bit, take
a look at this
Security Center
<http://www.blackviper.com/WinVista/Services/Security_Center.htm>
Look for Dependencies: What service Security Center needs to function
properly:
Black Viper's Windows Vista SP1 Service Configurations
<http://www.blackviper.com/WinVista/servicecfg.htm>
see if that helps:
Other than that, I'm about out of ideas, so good luck with it.
Let us know maybe someone else can conjure up something else to try.
Good luck
- -- ---
"Amster" wrote:
> What does this mean guys
>
> I can't start the windows firewall service, and this is what I see in event
> viewer:
>
> "The Windows Firewall service terminated with service-specific error 13
> (0xD)."
>
>
> WF.MSC returns: "The Windows Firewall with Advanced Security snap-in failed
> to load. Restart the Windows Firewall service on the computer that you are
> managing. Error code: 0x6D9.
>
> This bloody god damn error codes are so useless! I mean why give me an error
> code, why not just translate the meaning !
>
> I believe all other relevant services are up and running - someone, please,
> help!
>
>
>
>

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i am not good at english, hope i can make myself clear.hello, everyone. this is all my fault. i download a movie call "Brave" via torrent from internet. after download i can't open the video file, the readme file tell me that i need to install a decoder software in the same folder. i use the microsoft security essential to scan this "decoder", all good. so i install it after scaning.then, bad thing happened. the microsoft security essential realtime protection shut down. windows fire wall shut down. windows update shut down. the most important, all of those three could not be restart and i can't find each of them in the services.msci search on google for a solution. it take a long time. finally, i found something on the google. the solution is use "sc" command to recreate the service on services.msc. then i download a reg file called "wscsvc.reg" from that site, and import it to the system.http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/showthread.php?116524-Win7-Security-Centre-service-missing-after-malware-infectionWindows Registry Editor Version 5.00[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\wscsvc]"DisplayName"="@%SystemRoot%\\System32\\wscsvc.dll,-200""ErrorControl"=dword:00000001"ImagePath"=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,\ 74,00,25,00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,73,\ 00,76,... Read more

Answer:missing server Windows security center, windows firewall and windows update in services.msc

DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsDownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results hereDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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Dear Forum,

the windows update service on my laptop only returns error 80070002. It seems to be a common problem for a lot of people, however most of the standard steps to take do not seem to work for my machine.

CHKDSK is ok.

sfc /scannow however refuses to work. Even with admin privileges, it says that "resource protection" wont allow it to run. If started from windows recovery mode, sfc claims that there is another operation pending and a reboot is needed, first. Needless to say, this other operation is stuck in limbo.

All other methods of manually deleting/reseting the update logs, including the .bat from this website, have failed.

Even returning to a system restore point brought no change.

The last known update to work was for net framework.

I'm not sure where to go from here since i figure my attempts might have already made the situation worse.

Had to use a third party filesharing provider:

Logs.zip

Answer:Windows 7 update error 80070002, "usual" rescue options not working.

Please post the requested files anyhow.

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i cannot get Windows updates without disabling my software firewall (Sygate Personal Firewall)... I was wondering if someone could tell me which process I need to unblock when visiting Windows Update website... Thanks.


 

Answer:Firewall & Windows Update

Try generic host process for windows.... if it doesn't work, reset that setting.
 

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Is there a way to disable Windows update and Windows Firewall in a script/registry?I've tried the following reg settings but they don't just disable, they stop a user from ever changing it.'Disable Windows Update'objShell.RegWrite "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU", "0", "REG_DWORD"'Disable Windows Firewall'objShell.RegWrite "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\EnableFirewall", "0", "REG_DWORD"Please help!

Answer:Windows update and firewall

why not just turn them off in the security center?Some HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions Cheers

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I'm running XP Pro, with Kerio Personal Firewall. I have a rule blocking all traffic on ports 135, 139, 445, and 593, as per my AV's recommendation (for RPC exploit). Trouble is, now when Windows tries to scan for updates on update site, the IE window becomes non-responsive, then crashes. If I disable Kerio, I scan successfully. Am I blocking Update when I block these ports? I suppose I could have denied Update access at some point, but I don't see in the settings where I've done that.

Any thoughts or suggestions are appreciated! Thanks!
 

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I run a very hardened system, I lock down all incoming connections and remove all outgoing but core networking on a new install. How can I get windows update to connect to the internet again? I've unblocked svchost.exe for the Windows Update service and still nothing. Any help?

Answer:Windows Update and firewall

killerhonky said:

I run a very hardened system, I lock down all incoming connections and remove all outgoing but core networking on a new install. How can I get windows update to connect to the internet again? I've unblocked svchost.exe for the Windows Update service and still nothing. Any help?



That is going to be an issue then. svchost.exe is just a generic process that can contain multiple processes within.

If you have your computer so locked down, that it is basically a doorstop. You need to reverse that process. A good Gateway for your network is sufficient to protect the LAN. It is the user's poor habits that gets them into trouble and causes an infected machine.

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So my laptop has a bunch of problems. It started out as a virus infection then I found out more problems.

First of all, thank you to Broni for directing me to the thread that tells me to run DSS.

I can't run a systems restore. I get the 0x800700B7 error. As well, Systems Restore says that I've never had a Systems Restore done before, which I think is odd, because I recall seeing Systems Restores created last time I checked (maybe a year ago?)

I also can't turn on Windows Firewall. I get the "Windows can't start the Mpssvc" message.

Here's my AVIRA log:

Avira Free Antivirus
Report file date: December-17-12 18:09
The program is running as an unrestricted full version.
Online services are available.

Licensee : Avira Free Antivirus
Serial number : 0000149996-ADJIE-0000001
Platform : Windows ™ Vista Home Premium
Windows version : (Service Pack 2) [6.0.6002]
Boot mode : Normally booted
Username : me
Computer name : ME

Version information:
BUILD.DAT : 13.0.0.2890 Bytes 05/12/2012 17:18:00
AVSCAN.EXE : 13.6.0.402 639264 Bytes 11/12/2012 14:42:33
AVSCANRC.DLL : 13.4.0.360 54560 Bytes 11/12/2012 14:42:33
LUKE.DLL : 13.6.0.400 67360 Bytes 11/12/2012 14:43:12
AVSCPLR.DLL : 13.6.0.402 93984 Bytes 10/12/2012 14:41:39
AVREG.DLL : 13.6.0.406 248096 Bytes 10/12/2012 14:41:32
avlode.dll : 13.6.1.402 428832 Bytes 10/12/2012 14:41:41
avlode.rdf ... Read more

Answer:System Restore Error, Windows Firewall Error and a bunch of viruses

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps.===Please download ComboFix from any of the links below, and save it to your desktop. For information regarding this download, please visit this web page: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofixLink 1Link 2* IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your DesktopIMPORTANT....1. Close any open browsers.2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.3. Do not install any other programs until this if fixed.How to : Disable Anti-virus and Firewall...http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic114351.htmlDouble click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts. When finished, it will produce a report for you. Please post the C:\ComboFix.txt Note:Do not mouse click ComboFix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stallNote: If you have difficulty properly disabling your protective programs, refer to this link --> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic114351.htmlNote: If after running ComboFix you get this error message "Illegal operation attempted on a registry key that has been marked for deletion." when attempting to run a program all you need to do is restart the computer to reset the registry.===Please download Farbar Service Scanner and run it on... Read more

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Mod Edit: Moved from Win8 to the Am I Infected forum ~~boopmeI randomly decided to look at McAfee and check my settings, etc.  When looking at the main screen, everything states its on and green.  I had the most current definitions loaded.  When I checked my McAfee firewall it stated on.  When I clicked to go into the McAfee firewall, the screen then changed and said it was off.  When clicking the Turn On button, it would immediately shut off.  I searched this issue and the blogs stated to look at the Windows Firewall under Services.  When I checked, it was not there.  I did a Windows Search for it and found it.  When it opens it gives tells me I need to Update the Firewall Settings.  When I click on Use Recommended Settings it gives me an error "Windows Firewall can't change some of your settings.  Error Code 0x8007042c." I've checked out some of the blog discussions and followed a few thread about creating new register.bat files and running them.  I've also tried merging some .dll files also per the bloggers.  After doing these actions, the Windows Firewall now appears in my Services but when I click to start it I get the error "Windows could not start the Windows Firewall Service on Local Computer.  Error 1068:  The dependency service or group failed to start"

Answer:Can not start Windows Firewall - Error Code 0x8007042c and Error 1068

McAfee has verified I have a virus.  Will post in the Virus Forum.

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So when i try to get Windows Firewall to run on recommended settings i get error 0x8007042c.
So far i have tried-
all four methods on the microsoft help page here:
?0x8007042c? error message when you try to start Windows Firewall
when i tried manually starting it i got error 1068 the dependency service or group failed to start

Ive also tried
Sharrow's "Most helpful Reply" on this page-
Windows could not start Error 1068: The dependency or group failed - Microsoft Community
although i dont have aland line so idk if what i did affected it well or not... person who wrote the thing had a wlan so idk if what i did was wrong.. anyone wanna let me know?

it didnt help either.

so i ran sfc /scannow on elevated command prompt and got it to my desktop (learned how to do that today )
here is what i got on it.... can anyone help me figure out what the issue is and how to solve it?
im only gonna post the stuff it cant repair, i dont think yall need the other stuff.

a third of the way through-
2014-01-06 10:56:16, Info CSI 000000e8 [SR] Cannot repair member file [l:22{11}]"PINTLGB.IMD" of Microsoft-Windows-IME-Simplified-Chinese-Core, Version = 6.1.7601.17514, pA = PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE_AMD64 (9), Culture neutral, VersionScope = 1 nonSxS, PublicKeyToken = {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35}, Type neutral, TypeName neutral, PublicKey neutral in the store, hash mismatch
2014-01-06 10:56:16, Info CSI 000000ea [SR] Cannot repair member fil... Read more

Answer:Windows Firewall error 0x8007042c + error 1068 (manually starting)

Welcome to the WSF, Junyahh!

Please use the following diagnostic tool. It has a powerful detection mechanism, and may help us get to the cause of your issues:

Please use the Farbar Recovery Scan Tool.
Download: Farbar Recovery Scan Tool Download
Select the version that applies to your system.
Save it to your Desktop.
Double-click the downloaded file to run it.

When the tool opens click Yes to the disclaimer.
At the program's console, press the Scan button.

When done, the tool produces a log, FRST.txt, in the same directory from which the tool is run (Desktop).
Please provide the FRST.txt in your reply.

The first time the tool is run, it also makes another log: Addition.txt
Also post the Addition.txt in your reply.


Also, use the Farbar Service Scanner
Download: Downloading Farbar Service Scanner

Let's get a view of all services and dependencies scoped by the tool...
Make sure the following options are checked:

Internet Services
Windows Firewall
System Restore
Security Center
Windows Update
Windows Defender

Press: Scan

When done, FSS creates a log, FSS.txt, on the Desktop.

Please provide the FSS.txt in your reply.

Thank you.

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This is what it does in the picture O:!!!! any ideas guaise! thanks brandon~

Answer:Help , Windows 7 Firewall not working?!

this is quoted from another site





Quote:
Download both the registry files

bfe.reg

firewall.reg

Launch and import them to registry

Restart your PC

Now,open RUN and type

regedit and click ok

go to

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\BFE

Right click on it-permissions

Click on ADD and type

Everyone and click ok

Now Click on Everyone

Below you have permission for users

Select full control and click ok

Now,open RUN and type

services.msc and click ok

start base filtering engine service and then windows firewall service
Good luck

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Hello.
I've come here to ask if maybe someone knows why my firewall isn't currently working.

It started around 3 months ago, my firewall just wasn't working. I haven't needed it to be honest, but recently bought a program which for some reason needs the firewall to be active before it can install.

All I get when I access the firewall options is 'Use Recommended Settings', and when clicked doesn't perform any actions.
Is anyone able to help me?

Answer:Windows Firewall Not Working?

Did you install a new anti-virus program 3 months ago?

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My laptop (seemingly spontaneously) received the "blue screen of death" last evening. Since then, I have not been able to connect to the internet ("IE cannot display the webpage") even though I've confirmed that my wireless connection is active. I've rebooted with still no success.

I think the issue may involve the Windows Firewall as it is always off (in Windows Security Center). I get the following series of messages when I attempt to turn on the firewall:

1. "Security Center can't turn on Windows Firewall". Within that message box a link is presented to "Turn on Windows Firewall manually". When I click the link a "Windows Firewall" box/window opens that says...

2. "The Windows Firewall service is not running" and a warning that says "Windows Firewall is not using the recommended settings to protect your computer". When I click the link that says "Update settings now" I receive the message

3. "Windows Firewall was unable to make the requested updates" (a dead end.)

Would greatly appreciate any help!

Thanks

Answer:Windows Firewall not working

Run system restore - choose a restore point prior to BSOD -
START | type rstrui

Reset IE - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923737

Reset HOSTS file - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972034

Remove 3rd party security apps - http://kb.eset.com/esetkb/index?page=content&id=SOLN146

Reboot upon completion. Install MSE - http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/e...2-33d813687a7f

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Answer:Windows Firewall is not Working! Please Help!

Try this.
 

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How can I check fo the firewall is enabled in windows 98SE?

Thanks

Nancy
 

Answer:How tell if my firewall is working on Windows 98 SE

https://grc.com/x/ne.dll?bh0bkyd2
 

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Hi I have Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and my windows firewall will not work. I just click use recommended settings and it freezes for a while and then does nothing. I have tried Microsoft fix-its, registry fixes, and have been researching and trying methods all day, none have worked. The firewall service has not been started and when I try and start it it gives me an error of "Windows could not start the Windows Firewall on Local Computer. For more information, review System Event Log. If this is a non-Microsoft service, contact the service vendor, and refer to service-specific error code 5.". I recently uninstalled and removed AVG Internet Security and have used the remover they provide. Thanks

Answer:Windows Firewall not working

See if this works:






Quote:
Download both the registry files

bfe.reg

firewall.reg

Launch and import them to registry

Restart your PC

Now,open RUN and type

regedit and click ok

go to

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\BFE

Right click on it-permissions

Click on ADD and type

Everyone and click ok

Now Click on Everyone

Below you have permission for users

Select full control and click ok

Now,open RUN and type

services.msc and click ok

start base filtering engine service and then windows firewall service
Good luck

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hi,ever since today i seem to be getting notified by windows that no firewall is turned on. Now when i go to enable the windows firewall. i get the message"We're sorry security center can not switch on the windows firewall. try yourself under windows firewall in the control panel"Fair enough but when i go to do that i get the message"windows firewall settings cannot be displayed as the associated service is not runninng"there i click okay to enable itbut i then get the message"windows firewall cannot run the ics service.I have no other firewall installed so can someone please tell me how to get it workingThanksBen

Answer:Windows Firewall not working?

You'd be better installing one of the many 'free' Firewalls. Windows Firewall is a one way device (it stops incoming only) whereas the 'free' offerings are two way devices stopping incoming and ourgoing threats.Look at ZoneAlarm click here, Comodo Products click here, . All, and others are better protection.

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In the picture bellow these are the updates that can't be installed.



All the updates have the same error code.
I searched in google and saw that is a Windows Firewall related problem.
I went to Services and tried to manually start WF but i couldn't it gave an error message.

Another article suggested to scan the system because this kind of problem can be caused by a rootkit.
So i did scan on my pc with Kaspersky TDSS Killer, EEK, ZAM Premium, MBAM, ESET Online Scanner.
Nothing was found my pc is clean.

Some other articles suggested to start some other services like BITS because they may affect the functionality of WF but that didn't work too.

One last article that i was hoping to help me was talking about MpsSvc driver and it wanted through registry key to make some changes and enable WF after reboot. That also failed.

Finally today i decided to download W10 through Media Creation Tool to do a clean install but to my surprise that also failed.

If someone has encountered with this problem and solved it please help me.
Thanks in advance for your answers.
 

Answer:Windows Firewall isn't working

What is the status of Windows firewall under Services? Is it disabled or set to manual? And which error do you get when you try to modify it?
 

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when my kaspersky has ended its trial I uninstall it because i have no money to buy its license.
that day i open my lime wire for my music with out a virus protection and recently i discover that my windows firewall is not working anymore it say windows firewall settings cannot be displayed because the associated service is not running and also the lime wire automatically opens its self. please help
 

Answer:windows firewall is not working

and also my sounds aren't working anymore..
 

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when I try to start firewall from service/ control panel...it denied and show message saying cannot start firewall from local computer with a error code...thanks in advance for your help

Answer:windows firewall is not working

Hello Meash
Can we please start with this progran (quite simple)
 
First -
Always download these programs to Desktop..
 
Please post a snapshot with Speccy for more system details -How to Publish a snapshot with Speccy <<-- Full Directions Included Here (only Copy / Paste the link)
 
Next,
Download Screen317 Security Check from Here or Here and save it to your Desktop.
Double-click SecurityCheck.exe
Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt
Please Copy/Paste the contents of that document.
Note 1:: If any security program requests permission to access the Internet, allow it to
 
Thank You -

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I purchased a new notebook with Windows 7 in October. During the first weeks I uninstalled McAfee and replaced the harddrive. Since November Windows Update fails with error messages and defender does not start anymore. I made several virus scans (complete) with multiple antivirus programs but nothing showed up.Since it took my days to install various software, I do not want to re-install W7. I also have no good backup that I could restore. I am really surprised that there is not even a single entry regarding the error code in the Microsoft Knowledge base or elsewhere.I really would appreciate help. 

Answer:Windows Update does not work, Windows Standalone Update Installer stops with error 0xc8000247 (Windows 7 Home Premium on Acer Aspire 1810TZ notebook)

 
Got it !!!!
If You are using notebooks with with hard drive larger than 700 GB you probably should update Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver.
Here is solution :
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02219204&cc=nl&lc=en&dlc=en&product
Download and install it.

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I am using Windows 8.1 with MBSA 2.3 . 
I run the scan and get the following error: 








Windows Firewall tests cannot be done due to an error. (0x00000001)








What can be done to resolve this issue ?
Thanks
M

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ASUS Desktop PC CM6850 Series
Windows 7 Home Premium SP1
64-bit
Core i7
4GB RAM
500GB HDD
Windows updates not working for a while. Initial was 8007370B appearing in the Windows Update window when searching for updates. Found bad memory using Memtest86+ and pulled the stick. Other stick no errors after 8 passes.

Toshiba HDD installed. Ran two different HDD diagnostics test on it and it passed.

No conflicts in device manager.

Now, Windows Update window showing 80070002 error. Based upon instructions, ran System Update Readiness Tool (SURT) but that appears to have not made any resolution. Ran it twice to ensure it ran successfully.

Then, ran the Windows Update Diagnostic.diagcab from go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=231149 and it shows Windows Update error 0x8007370B(2014-09-18-T-06_58_30P) as NOT FIXED. All other items in list shows as FIXED.

SFC /scannow will not run ... displaying the message "windows resource protection could not perform the requested operation". I tried the same in a elevated prompt in normal windows and in safe mode with the same result. No luck running Surface Scan.

Ran chkdsk /r twice also.

Screen captures of both errors and CBS log file attached. Any help is greatly appreciated. In the meantime, I will begin running some antimalware scans just in case.

Thanks for any assistance.

Answer:Windows Update Error 80070002 & Windows Update Diag Error 0x8007370B

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data
If the file is too large (8MB compressed), remove the older CBSPersist cab files until the final file is below the limit - you can always post them separately after zipping them. (the forum doesn't allow the upload of bare CAB files, for a number of reasons)

We need that data whether or not either CheckSUR or SFC complete.

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Ok, I have a problem with enabling the windows firewall and installing windows updates. I had this problem with another computer I had at one point and it was due to a trojan that had done some damage. Some reg value or permission was reset to the best of my knowledge. I tried resetting the BITS service and whatnot and I even tried resetting and enabling the firewall opmode etc from command prompt (netsh firewall reset & netsh firewall set opcode mode=ENABLED). I tried these but nothing seems to work.

When I access the windows firewall area, all of the options are greyed out and i cannot enable the firewall. For the life of my, I cannot remember how I went about fixing the other computer that had this problem after the virus. If you have any suggestions or answers please reply or pm me.

Thanks,
4lph4
 

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HI, I am totally messed up. My firewall turned off yesterday and won't turn on. I see all the messages about this, but none of them help because in my services section there is no spot for windows firewall....it's just not even there. This probably something to do with my Windows not updating since last July. Microsoft tech support won't help because I'm outside of the U.S. (stationed in Germany). Any help would be really appreciated

Answer:Windows Firewall can't be found and won't update.

Try this

Diagnose and fix Windows Firewall service problems automatically

If that does not work go to the command prompt and run

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Critical Update for Windows XP Service Pack 2December 14, 2004After you set up Microsoft Windows Firewall in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), you may discover that your computer can be accessed by anyone on the Internet when you use a dial-up connection to connect to the Internet.This problem occurs because of the way that Windows Firewall interprets local subnets when the ?My network (subnet) only? option is used. Windows Firewall is included with Windows XP SP2.Details: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/886185To resolve this problem, you must download and install the Critical Update for Windows XP (KB886185). To do this, visit the following Windows Update Web page:http://windowsupdate.microsoft.comThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:DownloadDownload the Critical Update for Windows XP (KB886185) package now. Release Date: P1

Answer:Critical Update Windows XP SP2 Firewall

Don't forget to get the three additional security updates while you're at it, if you run WinXP. Dec 14th, 2004

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I've been finding computers on our network that have password protected sharing turned on suddenly. One of them just upgraded (automagically) to Windows 10. If that's going to happen, what are the "rules"?

Another example, cross subnet File Sharing lost all of the subnet information.

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suddenly when I turn computer on, a pop-up says windows update and firewall has stopped working. I click on each and turn on with no problems. next time computer is turned on, same pop-up appears.

is there anything I can do to keep these programs running?
please advise,
thanks,
john

Answer:windows update and firewall stops

Hello,

What might have happened here is the Windows services for these programs have been disabled. This is an easy fix. Follow my steps below:

1. Press the Windows Key + R to open the Run dialog.
2. In the dialog, type "services.msc" (without the quotes). Figure 1
3. Locate Windows Update... Figure 2
3. ...and Windows Defender. Figure 3
4. Right-click on Windows Defender and select Properties.
5. Under Startup Type, select Automatic. Figure 4
6. Do the same for Windows Update. Figure 5

Restart your computer and you should be good to go.
If you are still getting the message, reply to this message.

EDIT: Woah sorry, instead of Windows Defender, find Windows Firewall instead and do step 5 for it too.

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Hello,

I have old Sygate Personal Firewall installed and I have blocked essentially all files from connecting to the internet unless I know what files those are. The issue now is, I don't know which files connect to the internet for downloading Windows XP and Defender updates as I can not update when firewall is on.
I wrote to MS support and the guy suggested me to switch off the firewall for update but I am not very comfortable with this suggestion.

Can anyone tell me which files I should allow to connect to the internet for downloading these updates?

Thanks a lot for all input in advance.
 

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