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Consider the following scenario:
Note The netsh firewall context is supported only on computers that are running Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Business, and Windows Vista Enterprise.
This problem occurs because the netsh firewall context does not work on computers that are running Windows Vista Starter, Windows Vista Home Basic, and Windows Vista Home Premium. Any commands that use the netsh firewall context require advanced security permissions to run successfully.
To resolve this problem, use the netsh advfirewall firewall context on a computer that is running Windows Vista Starter, Windows Vista Home Basic, or Windows Vista Home Premium editions. The netsh advfirewall firewall context uses Windows Firewall together with the advanced security features that are available in Windows Vista. Additionally, the netsh advfirewall firewall context offers a richer security feature set than does the netsh firewall context.
For more information about how to use the "netsh advfirewall firewall" context instead of the “netsh firewall” context in Windows Vista, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947709/ )How to use the "netsh advfirewall firewall" context instead of the "netsh firewall" context to control Windows Firewall behavior in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows Vista
For more information, download the "Introduction to Windows Firewall with Advanced Security" white paper for Windows Vista. To do this, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=DF192E1B-A92A-4075-9F69-C12B7C54B52B&displaylang=enFor more information about the new Windows Firewall in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 949543 - Last Review: February 28, 2008 - Revision: 1.1