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XP Firewall Settings

by denjones / February 13, 2006 7:07 AM PST

I ended up with the Spysheriff malware. AVG caught and deleted a file. I deleted the entry from the c:\program directory, eleminated all entries for Sheriff in the registry (manually), ran Spybot and Ad-aware, and turned off system restore, ran AVG and then turned system restore back on.

Everything seems to be working fine now but I noticed that the MS Firewall is turned off. When I try to turn the MS Firewall back on, I get the following message:

Due to an unidentified problem, Windows cannot display Windows Firewall settings.

I'm running XP Pro, P4, 768MB Ram, Two harddrives (13.5/50MB), 1.7GHZ.

Suggestions?

Denny

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(NT) (NT) http://windowsxp.mvps.org/sharedaccess.htm
by Michael Geist / February 13, 2006 8:09 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) Thanks. Greatly appreciated.
by denjones / February 13, 2006 9:32 AM PST
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