Fix: Windows firewall can’t change some of your settings Error code 0x8007042c

After you have upgraded to Windows 7, if you are unable to turn on your Windows 7 Firewall, this article will be able to help you.

To resolve this problem, you will have to ensure that the required services are started and running:

  • Windows Firewall (MpsSvc)
  • CNG Key Isolation (KeyIso)
  • Base Filtering Engine (BFE)
  • Firewall Client Agent (FwcAgent)

In case they are not, you may get this error message:

Windows firewall can’t change some of your settings Error code 0x8007042c

You may download and run this RepairW7FW bat (zipped) file. This is based on the information given in KB2530126.

Once you have downloaded the zip file, extract it contents. Right click on the .bat file and Run it as Admin.

This should help!

Also see Windows Firewall Troubleshooter.

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Anand Khanse aka HappyAndyK is an end-user Windows enthusiast, a Microsoft MVP in Windows, since 2006, and the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.