Cannot start windows firewall vista

when trying to start windows firewall through the services program I get this error message: windows could not start the windows firewall service on local computer.
error 1068: the dependency service or group failed to start.  I need help...
 

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Last updated March 11, 2019 Views 3,682 Applies to:
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in supplement to what maverick said...follow the below steps...

1.run "netsh winsock reset " from an elevated command prompt and reboot...

2. go to the elevated command prompt again and then run "netsh firewall set opmode enable" in the command window...this should do the trick....

Regards, KOWSHAL H.M. a.k.a W@R10CK
royalmech

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