Windows 7 Windows Firewall Not Starting tried everything Help!

#1
Iv tried everything to get my firewall started I believe the problem started when my Anti virus free trail expired so I was without an Anti virus for a few days. Anyway I now have Avast anti virus installed and Spybot but when I check my firewall, windows update and windows security center they were all disabled and when I try and start them I get an error message screenshots below:

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Here is what I have tried so far to fix it.

BFE registry Fix
wscsvc registry Fix
MpsSvc registry Fix
WinDefend registry Fix

SFC /SCANNOW in command prompt

CHKDSK in command prompt

net start wscsvc in command prompt

Starting Windows Firewall Service manually in Services.msc
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Running Virus scan

Running registry Fix on CCleaner
 


MikeHawthorne

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Microsoft Community Contributor
#2
I don't have a solution for you, I have the same problem in Windows 8 and have never been able to find a fix after months of trying.

I did install Comodo firewall and it works well, I installed only the firewall not the rest of their security system.

At least in Windows 7 it's possible to do a repair install, you can't even do that in Windows 8, without losing all your software.

Repair Install - Windows 7 Help Forums

If you chose to do this and have service pack 1 installed download a install disk that has in included before you do it unless you disk is new enough to already have it.

Mike
 


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