I am on windows vista and I get a message that "Due to an unspecified problem windows cannot display firewall settings" I can't change file sharing it tells me that that application is not avalible I have reset the firewall and restated the computer and
this did not help. What can I do?
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- What are the steps you tried to Reset the Firewall settings?
Follow the steps mentioned below and check if the issue persists.
Try to reset firewall by following the below steps:
a. Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK.
b. At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER: Netsh firewall reset
Verify if the firewall service is started.
To verify that the Windows Firewall service is started, follow these steps:
a. Click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.
b. In the list of services, locate Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS). Notice that the status of the service is
c. If the service is not started, Right click on the service
and click start.
If these two methods don’t work, I would suggest you to follow the steps from the link mentioned below.
Some services do not start in Windows Vista and Windows 7 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943996
Hope this information helps.
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