Diagnose and fix Windows Firewall service problems automatically

Automatically repair Windows Firewall problems, such as Windows fails to start Windows Firewall service (0x5), BFE service is missing, or Windows remote assistance is not working.
What it fixes
  • Windows Firewall is not the default firewall
  • Windows Firewall does not start
  • Windows could not start Windows Firewall. Service-specific error 5 (0x5) 
  • Remote Assistance is not working because it is blocked by Windows Firewall 
  • You cannot access shared files and printers because sharing is blocked by Windows Firewall
  • BFE service is missing
  • Firewall will not start Error Code 80070424
Runs on
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
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Instruction to Run
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  • Then follow the onscreen prompts to launch
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