Windows Firewall automatically disabled



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Windows Firewall automatically disabled

Postby U3V6YW5uZSBEb3Nzb3Vz » Wed, 24 Aug 2005 13:30:02 GMT

I have the latest Service Pack for Win XP  I am runnign Norton Antivirus 2005 
with its Firewall turned on.  Would there be any reason why Windows Firewall 
would be disabled after every reboot of the machine.  

I've ran Norton antivirus scan of the machine.  Nothing infected shows up. 
Also, I'bve ranth e virus check and security checker via web brwoser from 
the Symantec Security center.  Nothing shows up.

I have no spyware issues of the machine.  I have ran Spybot...many times

I have even looked ont eh web to make sure that alll the processes seen int 
he Task Manager are a valid.  They all are valid.

Any help is appreciated.

I have looked up solutions on the MS Knowledgebase and still nothing works.

Re: Windows Firewall automatically disabled

Postby Steve Winograd [MVP] » Wed, 24 Aug 2005 15:21:48 GMT

In article < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >,

Running two firewalls on a computer can cause problems with network
and Internet access, so Windows Firewall should be disabled when
Norton Firewall is present.  Perhaps the Norton Firewall is
automatically disabling the Windows Firewall.

Are there any relevant messages in Event Viewer?  To run it, click
Start | Control Panel | Performance and Maintenance | Administrative
Tools | Event Viewer.   For more information, see:

HOW TO: View and Manage Event Logs in Event Viewer in Windows XP
Best Wishes,
Steve Winograd, MS-MVP (Windows Networking)

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