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(Solved) - avast firewall

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  • Started 2 years ago by Eddiebug1
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Eddiebug1
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my avast firewall won't turn on no mater what i do it gives messages like firewall not available and unable to start firewall shield unreachable i have internet but i can't set the location to home work or public or turn the firewall on and hen i press the fix now nothing happens any thoughts or fixes

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Lighthouse
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What OS are you using ?

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Eddiebug1
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windows 7 HP

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Lighthouse
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The Windows Firewall is perfectly good enough.

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iamgeek
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Assuming you are using windows .

disable windows firewall if it is on . then restart it

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Eddiebug1
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will the two firewall conflict with each other like two anti-viruses will??

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Lighthouse
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If you want to do as iamgeek says, then make sure you are disconnected from the net when you do it.

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iamgeek
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If you are running avast firewall there is no need for windows firewall
Disable it check whether it solves your problem or not !

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Lighthouse
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Yes, they will conflict.

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Eddiebug1
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which one would you say is the better firewall

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Lighthouse
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Windows.

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Eddiebug1
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ok i think I'm good now knowing i don't need to worry about the avast firewall not working as long as I'm protected well enough with windows firewall

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Eddiebug1
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thank you LH

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Lighthouse
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My pleasure :)

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