Firewall does not turn on. RRS feed

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  • Reinstalling the Firewall Drivers worked for me after trying all the other suggestions (Firewall Repair took, OneCare Fix etc.


    Reinstall Firewall drivers
    1. Open My Computer and navigate to the following folder:

    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows Onecare Live\Firewall\Drivers
    There should be two sub-folders named MSFWdrv and MSFWhlpr.
    2. Double click to open the MSFWdrv folder.
    3. Right click on the msfwdrv.inf file and choose Install. It will reinstall the MSFWdrv driver.
    4. Go to the MSFWhlpr folder and right click on msfwhlpr.inf, choose Install to reinstall the MSFWhlpr driver.
    After reinstalling the firewall drivers, please restart the computer.

    Thursday, February 28, 2008 9:32 PM

All replies

  • Thank you!


    I have tried everything, this is the only thing that worked.



    Friday, February 29, 2008 11:23 PM
  • I cannot find this file on my computer. Can I reinstall this from somewhere on your website?




    Friday, February 29, 2008 11:55 PM
  • They should be there if you have OneCare 2.0 installed.


    Saturday, March 1, 2008 12:13 AM
  • Out of curiosity, Dick_hi, did this solution come from support? I've not encountered it before, but I appreciate your posting it.



    Saturday, March 1, 2008 12:41 AM