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firewall wont switch back on

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    firewall wont switch back on

    My windows defender firewall has switched off and won't switch on I have avg on my laptop and neither is that it won't allow me on the internet because if this any help would be appreciated

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    Maryland USA
    Posts : 758
    Windows 8 & Windows 7 Dual Boot

    windows firewall may not turn on if you already have another firewall running.

    Also viruses will prevent windows firewall from turning on..

    What antivirus are you using and what version..

    Run a scan of the system...
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firewall wont switch back on
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