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Error 1068: (Enabling Windows Firewall)

  1. #1

    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise

    Error 1068: (Enabling Windows Firewall)

    Hi all,

    Please help me with this error when I tried to enable my firewall in services.msc.

    Steps Done:
    -Completely uninstall antivirus
    -run chkdsk
    -sfc /scannow (fixed some minor issues)
    -run malwarebytes and tdsskiller (no errors / no malwares / no virus / no rootkits)
    -I am the admin
    -run as admin the services.msc

    Please see attached image file regarding the error

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  2. #2

    Posts : 683
    Win 8.1.1 Pro x64

    Check, if you have Base Filtering Engine service running.
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  3. #3

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    sfc /scannow


    Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

    in administrator command prompts---

    then sfc again.

    problems solved.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 1
    windows 8.1

    I'd like to tell what happened to me with the same err code for Firewall. I uninstall mcfee antivirus, even that no success, in the service system stoped some resources and the windows broke down and restored itself. But I noticed in the service system that some codes of mcfee was there again.
    So after unistalling mcfee, I used their tool called MCRP and everything got in peace again. I updated the programs that weren't possible and the Defender is my one and only antivirus now.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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