Firewall error code 0x80070424 & error code 0x6D9

Hi,
I got an alert stating my firewall is turned off, i tried to turn in on but i was unable to because of error code 0x6D9, i tried updating my firewall settings but it says i have error code 0x80070424. THEN i read somewhere here to change windows firewall to automatic in services as admin but i couldn't even find the windows firewall in the list to change it. I also tried multiple virus, malware, security scans such as System Mechanic, Mcafee, and ESET...no luck...Thx in advance, hope you can help me.

- Kim
 

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Last updated November 25, 2018 Views 15,900 Applies to:
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Hi Kim,

Follow these instructions to fix Windows Firewall:

Download and install Windows Repair: 

When Windows Repair opens, click the Start Repairs tab. Click Start. Unselect all the boxes except for the following:

- Reset Registry Permissions
- Reset File Permissions
- Repair WMI
- Repair Windows Firewall 

Then click Start. Once it's finished, restart your computer. Let me know if this helps you.

Brian

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