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windows 7 cannot start windows firewall get error 1068

Customer Question

windows 7
cannot start windows firewall
get error 1068
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Aitizaz replied 6 years ago.

Aitizaz Ahmad :

Hello and welcome to Just Answer!

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howdy

Aitizaz Ahmad :

you need to start some services in order for the firewall to work

Aitizaz Ahmad :

do the following

JACUSTOMER-qttmlj5v- :

ok

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1. go to START and type services.msc in the search box

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2. click on it in the result pane

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ok

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3. double click NETWORK CONNECTIONS and set its startup type to MANUAL

JACUSTOMER-qttmlj5v- :

it is

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ok click START to start the service

JACUSTOMER-qttmlj5v- :

stop is highlited andcannot get response from manual

Aitizaz Ahmad :

is the START button enabled?

Aitizaz Ahmad :

if so, press it

JACUSTOMER-qttmlj5v- :

no

Aitizaz Ahmad :

what is the service status?

JACUSTOMER-qttmlj5v- :

do not know where do I look

Aitizaz Ahmad :

on the same window which appeared after you double clicked NETWORK CONNECTIONS

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I see --started

Aitizaz Ahmad :

ok

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now close this and again, in the services boxes, look for Windows Management Instrumentation

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have it

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no right click on it and select START

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and double click on it and set STARTUP TYPE to AUTOMATIC

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DONE

Aitizaz Ahmad :

ok

Aitizaz Ahmad :

now try to enable firewall and tell me the result

JACUSTOMER-qttmlj5v- :

cannot start eror1068

Aitizaz Ahmad :

restart computer and then try to enable it

JACUSTOMER-qttmlj5v- :

ok will lose you

Aitizaz Ahmad :

yes

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