Windows Firewall Error code 0x80070424 on windows 8

When I try to start the Windows Firewall on windows 8, I get the following error:  Windows Firewall can't change some of your settings.  Error code 0x80070424.  How do I fix windows firewall to work again?

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Last updated October 3, 2018 Views 2,834 Applies to:

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