Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2005 10:04:59 -0500
On Sat, 29 Jan 2005 19:50:12 -0800, Malke <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> I downloaded spyware beta and ran a scan, restarted my computer and my
>> firewall was disabled. Tried numerous ways to enable it w/no luck. How
>> can I enable my firewall?
>Since we don't know what operating system and Service Pack level you
>have and we also don't know what "numerous ways" means, try this:
>FIREWALL DEAD, or other network issues:
>MS antispyware tool disables Windows Firewall:
>Start>Run cmd [enter]
>netsh winsock reset [enter]
>Follow prompts and reboot.
>The above fix only works on a machine that has SP2 installed. If it is
>pre-SP2, use the WinsockXPFix.exe program.
You gotta love beta versions of software.
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that it doesn't blame its mistakes on
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