windows firewall start

I am trying to start win firewall i win 8. When i press
<Restore recommended default settings'>. nothing happens....
it keeps saying reommended settings are not used,,,

Any ideas?


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Hi there,

It's always helpful if you can provide us with the Make/Model of the computer you are having this issue on. Also, is it a Desktop PC or a laptop. Next, if you want more detailed help, please download the free SPECCY program from and post back text result file here for us to analyze.

Have you tried making a complete backup of your Personal Data to external media and running SYSTEM RESTORE prior to the firewall problem occurring? You may have contracted a nasty virus or windows system corruption (assuming your hard drive didn't crash).


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