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How to get Web Filtering for my Version of Windows 7

Q: How to get Web Filtering for my Version of Windows 7

Hi,

I recently bought a new Dell laptop. I went to add a new standard user (for my kids) and set set up parental controls. To my surprise, this version did not come with web filtering. I went to the Help, and asked "What happened to Parental COntrols Web Filtering and Activity Report?". The response is:

"The Parental Controls web filter and activity reporting program isn't included in this version of Windows. To enable web filtering and activity reporting, you'll need another program from Microsoft or another company."

I would be very grateful if someone could tell me how I can install the web filtering and activity reporting capability on this new laptop just as I do on my other Windows 7 and VIsta machines.

Thanks for any response!

Tim

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A: How to get Web Filtering for my Version of Windows 7

Windows Live Family Safety 2011

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I have had AT&T Uverse that came with a 2Wire 3800HGV-B Gateway for about a year now. I enabled MAC Filtering and entered all my home computer's MAC Addresses. About six months ago my brother tried to connect his work laptop to my wireless network but it would not connect until I added its MAC Address. For this past Christmas, I bought a new HP laptop running Windows 7 (64-bit). To my surprise before I had registered its MAC Address, I was able to connect to my wireless network and surf the Internet. I checked and MAC Filtering was enabled. I diabled and re-enabled. I rebooted the wireless gateway several times and still I was able to connect with this new laptop even though its MAC Address had not been registered. I removed an existing registered MAC Address and again to my surprise I was able to connect to my wireless network and surf the Internet despite its MAC Address had been removed completely or moved to the Block area. I showed this to my work Sr. Network Admin and he found nothing wrong. I have asked AT&T Support but so far no response. I doubt it is a hardware issue. I think it is the firmware. I am at the latest version of the firmware. I think I may need to re-flash the firmware. Since I do not techically own this gateway device, I am reluctant to do anything without AT&T approval. I did try contacting the gateway manufacturer 2Wire but they refuse to help me and directed me to contact AT&T. I am using WPA2-PSK with AES. Anyone have any sugge... Read more

A:Solved: MAC Address Filtering Not Filtering

First off, MAC filtering is a needless security measure if you're running WPA2-AES. I'd simply disable it and get on with your life!

A good read: The Six Dumbest Ways to Secure A Wireless LAN
 

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Received Error code 6 when calling ::DeviceIoControl with command CTL_CODE(FILE_DEVICE_UNKNOWN, IOCTL_USB_INDEX(0x0000) + 4, METHOD_BUFFERED, FILE_ANY_ACCESS) on windows 10.

Getting error on windows 10 version 1809 but same code was/is working on windows 10 version 1803.
Is there any change in windows 10 patches? I am communicating with hardware on USB port

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In the task scheduler, under Windows Filtering Platform, an item exists called bfeonservicestarttypechange, where bfe stands for Base Filtering Engine. I know not enough about firewalls to know whether I may disable the task scheduler entry. I like the
Microsoft Windows Firewall and always use it.

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Hello,
  I'm working with Bitdefender Total Security 2019.  I've noticed that their firewall is enabled when my Dell Latitude E6410 connects to my wireless network approximately 1.5 minutes after Windows 7 Professional starts.  In an e-mail, the
company told me that their firewall is enabled after the specified interval because of Windows Base Filtering Engine (BFE).  They also described the issue this way, BFE controls
the operation of the Windows Filtering Platform.  This is a network traffic processing platform that allows software to ?hook? into Windows networking stack and perform such functions as firewall, traffic shaping, filtering, etc. When this service loads
with a delay, it also triggers a delay of the Bitdefender firewall driver, which translates into the notification "Firewall status changed". The driver is coded to wait until BFE is completely loaded, otherwise it can't work.
     I've worked w/Checkpoint's ZoneAlarm Firewall (free edition) and it is enabled right when Windows starts, there is no delay.  Can
I modify BFE to enable Bitdefender Firewall to initiate at Windows startup?

Any and all feedback would be appreciated!

Thank you

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Is it possible to filter application of group policy objects to users and/or groups in Windows 7 that is NOT on a domain, simply a multi-user home network machine.

All is well regarding restriction of access to files and folders, but for instance I want to disable certain control panel components for a group of users. I cannot use GPMC because it requires me to log on to a domain.

Is this at all possible?

A:Group Policy filtering with Windows 7

you can easy get the GPMC function on a normal windows 7, just download the Download: Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 with SP1 - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details file for your version og win7, and follow the guide there is attached to

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How do you setup MAC filtering in IAS on Windows 2003 Enterprise Server. I want to control access to my wireless points by MAC address and I cannot find where to configure this in teh remote policies
 

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I've researched this topic for like 4 hours. I've tried re-adding the appropriate reg files. I've tried fixing permissions in the registry. I've tried all the cmd line commands. I have no idea how to get this service to run. Because of this the firewall doesn't work. And also i can't open any ports on my router I'm thinking.

I've used ccleaner to fix the errors in my registry, as well as sfc /scannow. I was getting some error when trying to use the win7 installation disc to repair windows so I couldn't do that.

I'm also not infected with zero acess rootkit becaue these aren't found on my computer.






Quote:
if you find a folder called system64
C:/WINDOWS/SYSTEM64(not the sysWOW64)

and a file called consrv.dll
C:/WINDOWS/SYSTEM32/CONSRV.DLL
You're infected by zero access rootkit.It is recommended to contact malware removal forums to remove it first and try the fix




I've tried this too but to no avail -->






Quote:
Download both the registry files

bfe.reg

firewall.reg

Launch and import them to registry

Restart your PC

Now,open RUN and type

regedit and click ok

go to

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\BFE

Right click on it-permissions

Click on ADD and type

Everyone and click ok

Now Click on Everyone

Below you have permission for users

Select full control and click ok

Now,open RUN and type

services.msc and click ok

start base filtering engine service and then windows firewall service

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A:Windows 7 64-bit - Base filtering engine won't start

  
Quote: Originally Posted by exzacklyright


I've researched this topic for like 4 hours. I've tried re-adding the appropriate reg files. I've tried fixing permissions in the registry. I've tried all the cmd line commands. I have no idea how to get this service to run. Because of this the firewall doesn't work. And also i can't open any ports on my router I'm thinking.

I've used ccleaner to fix the errors in my registry, as well as sfc /scannow. I was getting some error when trying to use the win7 installation disc to repair windows so I couldn't do that.

I'm also not infected with zero acess rootkit becaue these aren't found on my computer.






Quote:
if you find a folder called system64
C:/WINDOWS/SYSTEM64(not the sysWOW64)

and a file called consrv.dll
C:/WINDOWS/SYSTEM32/CONSRV.DLL
You're infected by zero access rootkit.It is recommended to contact malware removal forums to remove it first and try the fix




I've tried this too but to no avail -->






Quote:
Download both the registry files

bfe.reg

firewall.reg

Launch and import them to registry

Restart your PC

Now,open RUN and type

regedit and click ok

go to

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\BFE

Right click on it-permissions

Click on ADD and type

Everyone and click ok

Now Click on Everyone

Below you have permission for users

Select full control and click ok

Now,open RUN and type

se... Read more

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I current have Windows 7 and my wireless router is provided with bellsouth/att. However, my Westel router was replaced with 2WIRE. it does not accurately show my mac addresses. my Ethernet and wireless connections are all listed as one device and once I enable mace filtering, I am booted off the internet and unable to log on. Also, I received an email that i tried to delete but it opened anyway and my browser shut down immediately, could this have been sent to gain access through my computer through a surveillance program like spectorsoft pro.

Malwarbytes continues to scan my computer but i keep getting Broken-OpenCommand and I got HijackDisplayProperties. what is this. I have a bran new dell computer and Mcafee Internet Security Suites. Please advise as to what I should do. Thanks, I am new to all of this, do I need to have the someone come in a scan, fix, repair. Or should I reset to factory delivery.

A:2wire router Windows 7 will not enable mac filtering

Well, mac filtering is a painful way of achieving a useless affect. I tried to use it to allow only the computers I know onto the internet (the purpose), but every time, it just booted them all off the network. From what I've read, it's pretty useless. Doing things like mac filtering, not broadcasting SSID, etc...only serve to make it more difficult for you to connect to the internet. The signal is transmitted in many more ways than that. Somebody with the right tools can still find your network even if you do things like that (mac filter, hide SSID, etc.) The best way to stay secure is to use WPA2 encryption with a long password (random, non-dictionary based ASCII characters, like !*?R#PZPwv^)Sounds like that email may have infected your PC somehow. You can either hack in out in the "Am I Infected? What do I do?" sub-forum (NOT in this topic!!), or you can do the simple thing and just reset to factory settings (my recommendation).But yeah, forget about the mac filtering. Just use a strong WPA2 password, and reset to factory settings to get rid of any malware you might have picked up. If you had had it longer, I would say to try and fight it. But with one fresh from the factory, you might as well just reset it to factory settings. Good luck!

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I have family members who arent very computer savvy but somehow get to the sites they shouldnt have, like to click on links they dont even understand (thus gets infected with viruses etc).
I set up a limited windows 7 account for them, browser of choice is IE9, and I need software where I can make list of safe sites they can visit. all other sites should be blocked until added to that list.
As I said before they arent very computer savvy so I dont need something that is hack proof or anything.

there is microsoft Family Safety in windows live essentials is that any good for this purpose?
is there any alternatives? free or relatively cheap.

A:Web site filtering/safe list (windows 7 IE9)

There's a nice little app called Qustodio that is free but is a complete parental control app and has features that beat the paid apps hands down. You will be able to block the sites automatically as also watch what they download or install. It also has a reporting feature using which you will be able to view the data for the past 30 days.

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I was assured that when I updated the current version of Microsoft Professional Pro 2010 (excel, word, Outlook and ACCESS) that all information would be intact and accessible after t he "uninstall- and new install".  The Excel, Word and outlook
are perfect.  However, the Access has been lost in cyber space.  Can this be reclaimed and how can do I get that back.  Need this asap.
Any help would be appreciated
Thanks!

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I have an HP Pavilion Laptop, Windows 7-64bit.
My WMP11 does the following:
1. It clones music titles...even in front of my eyes.
2. Music files disappear.
3. Titles are now assuming wrong names even though content remains.
4. My music files come from my Music Library. Those have not changed or cloned..

5. I deleted WMP11 and re-installed...but all the above errors returned.
6. My Library files are skewed. Music is mixed with Video and with Documents and all around. Why? I dunno.
7. My music library is around 25GB; but it changes with the losses mentioned in #2 above.
8. I tried RealPlayer but their format leaves a lot to be desired by me. Also, it keeps requiring Flashplayer and no matter how many time I download it, it asks for it again.
9. I am 80 years old, not very computer savvy and I'm blessed with Parkinsons. Music is my hobby.
10. HELP.....PLEASE!
 

A:Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7

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Hi,
I have just deleted @BIOS because I just read where it has no known benefit, I did this because my system is running is slow .

In Facebook the settings have altered so I cannot access the title part of frames to click on or the bottom of friends list to see the content,

Also the pages in general have this stupid advertising called Discovery that keeps coming up across the bottom of page

Also there is advertising that keeps coming up over the images of items for sale, this is adverting similar items
Can you please advise how best to get rid of this unwanted advertising and correct other issues please.
Thank you
 

A:Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7

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I am running an "Anytime Upgrade" version of Windows 7 Professional. I have since discovered that sysprep does not function (or is disabled) on "Anytime Upgrade" versions of Windows 7. In other words, if I had purchased a physical
copy of Windows 7 professional then sysprep would be available. Since I did not, sysprep is not available.


Question: If I purchased a full retail version of Windows 7 Ultimate and upgraded my current version of Windows 7 Professional using that DVD could I then regain a working sysprep feature on my laptop?

Thank you in advance. I would upgrade to Windows 10, but my graphics card is not supported by Windows 10. I receive an error from Windows 10 Upgrade .... "Windows 10 is not compatible with your graphics card". 

Any workarounds or advice would be appreciated.

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Hello Team ,
i was planning to upgrade windows 7 to 8 and windows 10 any latest version but could not do that 
and found that on google first need to install  KB3095113 and KB3159706 on wsus server 2012 R2 
but unable to install both KB on server saying not applicable to server 
hence unable to push patches to server 

Thanks,
Madhukar

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I'm trying to do an automatic installation of Windows 7, I've captured  the Windows image and I wanted to create an unattended file using the Windows System Image Manager. But if i try to load the image, I receive the following error:

This application requires version 6.3.9600.16384 of the Windows ADK. Install this version to correct the problem

After acquiring the image I did the driver injection through Dism GUI, I imported the image through Windows System Image Manager to create the answer file, and everything was OK. However, I had to edit the image again to add a folder and two files that would
have been useful to launch a post installation script. I used DISM GUI again. Once I saved the image I tried to import it again with the Windows System Image Manager, but in fact I receive the error mentioned above.

Now I did not understand what I did by saving the wim file last time, because before it was possible to read it and after the last modification no.

In a Laptop I have version 6.3.9600.17029 of AIK and on a Workstation is present the version is 6.1.7600. 16385 but in both cases the error I receive is always the same ....

What could have happened?

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My operating system is Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit, it was upgraded from vista. my computer model is the HP Pavilion Slimline s3300f
this first happened about a week after I upgraded to 7 from vista. the high cpu usage usually happens at startup and for some reason also makes it so that it takes a long time for my browser to start up also, I've also noticed that this also seems to happen randomly though that is uncommon. Another instance of this happening is when the internet gets disconnected. Usually I wait until the high cpu usage goes away away on its own, usually 20 minutes to an hour but that had become frustrating, so I'm wondering if anyone else has had this problem and what I can do.
heres a screen shot of what I observe as high cpu usage

A:At startup windows firewall of base filtering enginer uses up 50%cpu

Welcome
With those problems, it sounds like you may have actually upgraded than do a clean intall. You can and should do a clean install with an upgrade version CD.
Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version[2]=General Tips

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I've got a problem with a machine which won't connect to the internet.  I thought that it was something to do with a faulty network card at first but have changed the card and the problem persists.
Whilst I was monkeying around with the card, a popup appeared telling me the firewall wasn't running.  I went in to the Control Panel and tried to switch the firewall on and got an error 0x8007042c "Windows Firewall can't change some of your settings."
I decided to look this up, and eventually made my way in to services.msc .  This showed me that a number of services weren't starting.
I traced through the dependencies and discovered that they were all dependent on the Base Filtering Engine.
I tried to start the Base Filtering Engine Service and got "Error 2 - The system cannot find the file specified''.
I have run sfc/scannow several times, both from my Windows 7 CD and within Windows itself.  It hasn't found any problems.  I have tried deleting BFE.DLL and running sfc/scannow.  It restored the file and the problem still hasn't gone away. 
The amount of information I've managed to get from the internet has been sparse and I don't know what to do next.
 
I really am at my wits end with this one.  If anyone could help I'd be most grateful.
 
Thanks.
 

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I am ready to do a fresh reinstall of Windows 7 (which I really don't want to do)... I've spent most of the past week trying to eliminate 1) Win 7 Security 2012 malware, 2) Google pages were being redirected, 3) all desktop icons were missing, and 4) Windows Firewall won't run. I used Malwarebytes, SuperAntiSpyware, TDSSKiller, and a registry repair.

I first got the Win 7 Security 2012 issue. I thought I fixed it with Malwarebytes and TDSSKiller... but then my Google pages would redirect. I "fixed" that but then my desktop icons were gone. I manually changed some registry entries and they reappeared. Now... I noticed Windows Firewall isn't working (and Base Filtering Engine isn't loaded). I tried using several System Restore points but it couldn't find a file (not sure which one) and didn't run.

Here is my DDS Log:

.
DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514
Run by Carter at 16:18:21 on 2011-12-07
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.4094.2938 [GMT -5:00]
.
AV: AntiVir Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {090F9C29-64CE-6C6F-379C-5901B49A85B7}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: AntiVir Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {B26E7DCD-42F4-63E1-0D2C-6273CF1DCF0A}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k ... Read more

A:Windows Firewall and Base Filtering Engine won't load

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Hello Experts,

I have single AD Forest, 1 root domain and 4 child domain which having parent child trust with each other

Windows 2012 Functional Level

We find in some security tool that SID Filtering is not enabled on 4 child domain.

Please suggest is there any risk of enabling SID Filtering on domain level and how to do that from Root domain to child domain
Early response will be really appreciated

Thanks, NG

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Edit: Nevermind, i found it. It's under tools > message rules. Sorry guys.

I remember in outlook express i could define keywords for removing spam.
I could set a preference like, if an email has "rolex" or "viagra" in it's subject line to be moved or deleted. I can't find that in Windows Live Mail, anyone know where it is or if it exists?

A:Windows Live Mail - Keyword Spam Filtering

It looks like the Junk email options were moved from the Tools menu to the Actions menu in WLM (2009). But if you want to specify the specific words in the subject line yourself, I believe only the usual Message Rules can/could do that.

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I am running Windows 7 Home Premium. I am getting an error message from Norton security that tells me I need the Base Filtering Engine. I can't find it so I'm told to run Microsoft Fix it tool to replace this component. I run Microsoft Fix it and I get the message "Windows Firewall Cannot be set as the default firewall." It then says its "because of an existing Group Policy or because you are using the McAfee Firewall firewall program." I use to use McAfee but now I'm using Norton. I searched by I don't have any MacAfee  programs on my PC as they were all uninstalled. I don't know what Group Policy to change or how to change it. 
 
Thanks,
 
Roland

A:How do I find and install Windows Base Filtering Engine?

Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me. Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop.* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Ant... Read more

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Windows 7
Windows Firewall Advanced Security

How can I block all outgoing traffic to the internet except one program? I have tried making an outgoing rule to BLOCK all programs, and then an outgoing rule to ALLOW out traffic from the program I need. However, the block rule is took priority and the allow rule was ignored.

I don't want a single outbound connection except one program; no ICMP, DNS, TCP, UDP, MALWARE, nothing. Surely I don't have to individually block every program and port do I?

A:Egress filtering, Windows Firewall Advanced Security

Okay, here's what I did next: Only port I want open for outgoing is 20050

Create outbound rule,
--Custom
--All programs
--Protocol=TCP
--Source Port=Any
--Destination Port=1-20049, 20051-65535 (leaving the 20050 hole)
--Block
--Applies to Domain, Public, and Private profiles

If I am correct, this will allow no TCP traffic outbound except port 20050. I guess I should now create a separate outgoing rule to completely block every other protocol. Does this sound right?

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Yesterday I upgraded one computer from windows 10 version 1607 to version 1703 (OS Build 15063.13) using the Microsoft Update Assistant.
https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wiki/windows_10-windows_install/how-to-upgrade-to-windows-10-creators-update/74dbfd8a-d36b-4939-bc24-e99bf9374fe7
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3159635/windows-10-update-assistant
This is disk management on the computer that was upgraded using the Microsoft Update Assistant:

This computer was used to reproduce a Windows defender offline blue screen boot loop.  The troubleshooting menu on a windows 10 1607 iso did not have startup options with safe mode and command prompt to turn off windows driver verifier.  The partitions
on the SSD drive were deleted making the drive unallocated.  Then the windows 10 version 1607 was installed.  And as above it was upgraded to version 1703 yesterday without any problems.  The Windows defender offline incompatibility problem
with Windows driver verifier was tested with windows 10 version 1703 and the blue screen boot loop was fixed by Microsoft so that it is no longer occurs.
A second computer had the option via windows updates to get an early edition of 1703.
This update method was selected and this morning it displayed:
Something went wrong.
Error code 0xc1900200
This computer had Windows 10 version 1607 and also had a Windows defender offline blue screen boot loop.  It was fixed in a store.  There the... Read more

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I just came to the realization that a computer of mine is 64bit even though it has been running the 32bit version of Windows 7.  This came about when some curiosity lead me to the manufacturer's website seeking to learn some specific details about the
computer.  Interestingly there is a statement which says something to the effect that this particular computer was not intended for use with the 32bit version of Windows.  This causes me to assume that it was sold with the 64bit version installed
which was changed after market.  I have no idea how this might have happened insofar as I obtained the computer from a friend who was discarding it.  This friend isn't someone who would know about such things.  I did reinstall the 32bit version
of Windows when I added an SSD drive but did this thinking it was a 32bit computer because it was running the 32bit version of Windows.
While the 32bit version is working fine, I am dependent on some software where support for 32bit has been abandoned.  I'd also like to add more memory and learned that while the computer can support up to 16GB it. apparently, won't use more than 4GB
when running the 32bit version of Windows.
I have quite a bit of work invested in building out the computer with the software I'm using and it would be nice if I didn't have to redo that to upgrade it to 64bit, which is what leads to my question.

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I am using windows 7 64 bit and after reformattin my computer,i drag my files from my external hard disk into my laptop.the error stated make sure i am using 32 or 64 bit and i am using that.how do i solve this?

A:The version of this file is not compatible with the version of windows you are runnin

Hi Haruki92,

What files are you trying to transfer? Regular files (documents, photos etc) should be fine to just drag over. However some applications are not able to run in a 64-bit environment.

Please post exactly what you're transferring and a screenshot if possible.

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Hi,
i just bought a TOSHIBA laptop in China & the windows came in chinese version. I would like to know the correct way to change it to English version as we cannot read in Chinese. My Windows Vista is Basic version & i would like to know will the change has any impact on laptop & will it void the warranty if anyone knows it....I am slow in this so pls guide me step by step. Thank a lot
regards, Peck Cheng

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Right now I'm using windows 10 version 1511 , then I have to install windows update KB3199986 , the bad thing is that I have to upgrade my windows version to 1607 enable to have to install KB3199986? How can I upgrade my windows 10 version 1511 to 1607?? or can I install KB3199986 using my current windows 10 version 1511? Thank you...

A:How to upgrade windows version 1511 to version 1607

Go here:
Windows 10

Click the "Upgrade Now" button.

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My computer recently started having problems, concerning firewalls and the Base Filtering Engine.
 
I cannot start the Base Filtering Engine due to Error 5 and have scoured the internet for ways to fix this.
 
Windows Firewall and Windows Defender also do not start at all, due to them needing the Base Filtering Engine to work. 
 
So far, I have not found anything that helped in starting the Base Filtering Engine.
 
I mainly need this fixed, because I thought it was just a simple error with my Avast Premier software, so I uninstalled it with the intentions of re-installing later. 
 
However, Avast needs the Base Filtering Enginein order to install, which has left me in a vulnerable position of my own doing.
 
I have ran MalwareBytes, AdwCleaner and FarBar Recovery Scan Tool, all of which have yielded no results.
 
I use Windows 10 Pro
I have 16GB of RAM
I have a Intel i5-4690k which runs at 3.50 GHZ

A:Cannot Start Base Filtering Engine and as a result, Windows Firewall

Hi to BleepingComputer
 
Try this please
 
Download Windows Repair (All-in-One) Portable (use the Direct Download button)
extract the tweaking.com_windows_repair_aio.zip to c:\Windows\TEMP the zip will extract to a folder called Tweaking.com - Windows Repair
execute the file Repair_Windows.exe from the Tweaking.com - Windows Repair folder
click on the tab Step 5: Backup and on the buttons:
Backup to create a Registry Backup
Create to create a System Restore Point

click on the tab Start Repairs, next click the Open Repairs button to access the following screen:
click the box All Repairs to uncheck all the box's
check only the following box's:
01 - Reset Registry Permissions
02 - Reset File Permissions
02.1 - File Permissions C:\
03 - Reset Service Permissions
26 - Restore Important Windows Services
27 - Set Windows Services to Default Startup

check the box Restart/Shutdown System When Finished > Restart System
click the Start Repairs button
 

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February 10, 2017

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated Dr.Web Net filtering Service (11.1.9.02090) in a number of Dr.Web products. The update delivers a fix for an identified problem.

Specifically, it addresses a connectivity issue involving some remote banking applications and Outlook Express.

Please, note that if the option to scan secure traffic is enabled, SSL 2.0 connections will still be blocked. If you need to use this protocol, add the corresponding application onto SpIDer Gate's exception list.

The update will be performed automatically; however, a system reboot will be required.
 

A:Dr.Web Net filtering Service updated in Dr.Web 11.0 for Windows, Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite 10

Nice share, qashashng rafti zire tokhma doci
 

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Hello,
Amongst other problems, I am having issues trying to get Windows Firewall to work.
 
I am running Windows 7 64-bit Service Pack 1 with the latest version of Avast Free Antivirus and I am logged in as an Admin.
 
Action Center reports that Windows Firewall is turned off or set-up incorrectly. When I try to turn it on it says
"Action Center can't turn on Windows Firewall.
Turn on Windows Firewall manually"
When I click on the link (the underscored text), it brings me to the Windows Firewall page where it is red and says
"Update your Firewall settings
Windows Firewall is not using the recommended settings to protect your computer."
When I click on "Use recommended settings" or try to change any of the Firewall settings, it gives me this error
"Windows Firewall can't change some of your settings.
Error code 0x8007042c"
 
In Event Viewer, there is this error:
"The Windows Firewall service depends on the Base Filtering Engine service which failed to start because of the following error:
The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it."
According to Services, BFE is disabled and when trying to change it's Startup type, it gives me this error:
"Access is denied."
 
In msconfig, I have checked Base Filtering Engine and restarted the computer multiple times but it always remains unchecked.
 
I'm not really sure what else to do. It could have something to do with me messing around in msc... Read more

A:Windows Firewall Won't Work and Base Filtering Engine Won't Start

Hi,
 
Try this:
 
Download Windows Repair (All-in-One) Portable
extract the tweaking.com_windows_repair_aio.zip to c:\Windows\TEMP the zip will extract to a folder called Tweaking.com - Windows Repair
execute the file Repair_Windows.exe from the Tweaking.com - Windows Repair folder, accept the Security warning and the EULA
click the button Jump To Repairs
click the Open Repairs button to access the following screen:
click the box All Repairs to uncheck all the box's
check only the following box's:
01 - Reset Registry Permissions
02 - Reset File Permissions
03 - Reset Service Permissions
25 - Restore Important Windows Services
26 - Set Windows Services to Default Startup

check the box Restart/Shutdown System When Finished > Restart System
click the Start Repairs button
 

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My computer recently started having problems, concerning firewalls and the Base Filtering Engine.
 
I cannot start the Base Filtering Engine due to Error 5 and have scoured the internet for ways to fix this.
 
Windows Firewall and Windows Defender also do not start at all, due to them needing the Base Filtering Engine to work. 
 
So far, I have not found anything that helped in starting the Base Filtering Engine.
 
I mainly need this fixed, because I thought it was just a simple error with my Avast Premier software, so I uninstalled it with the intentions of re-installing later. 
 
However, Avast needs the Base Filtering Enginein order to install, which has left me in a vulnerable position of my own doing.
 
I have ran MalwareBytes, AdwCleaner and FarBar Recovery Scan Tool, all of which have yielded no results.
 
I use Windows 10 Pro
I have 16GB of RAM
I have a Intel i5-4690k which runs at 3.50 GHZ

A:Cannot Start Base Filtering Engine and as a result, Windows Firewall

Hi to BleepingComputer
 
Try this please
 
Download Windows Repair (All-in-One) Portable (use the Direct Download button)
extract the tweaking.com_windows_repair_aio.zip to c:\Windows\TEMP the zip will extract to a folder called Tweaking.com - Windows Repair
execute the file Repair_Windows.exe from the Tweaking.com - Windows Repair folder
click on the tab Step 5: Backup and on the buttons:
Backup to create a Registry Backup
Create to create a System Restore Point

click on the tab Start Repairs, next click the Open Repairs button to access the following screen:
click the box All Repairs to uncheck all the box's
check only the following box's:
01 - Reset Registry Permissions
02 - Reset File Permissions
02.1 - File Permissions C:\
03 - Reset Service Permissions
26 - Restore Important Windows Services
27 - Set Windows Services to Default Startup

check the box Restart/Shutdown System When Finished > Restart System
click the Start Repairs button
 

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So there are about 1000 computers on our Domain, Vista 700, Windows 7 300. After restart, as required by updates the computers can access resources on the network, the computer name can be resolved by DNS, but they are not pingable, cannot RDP, DameWare, or remote manage. We have found that the update has for some reason started the Base Filtering Engine Service. If we put hands on the computer we can disable Base Filtering Engine and all is well.

The number of computers effected is growing at an alarming rate, probably 100+ a day.Tomorrow is day 3.

The problem is that some of the computers are 400 miles away, we need to fix this remotely if possible.
 

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Hi,

I have tried starting BFE and Windows Firewall, but cant get anything to work.

I came across this thread:Base Filtering Engine could not be started. System Error 5 has occured

Everything is the same up until the commands : REG QUERY HKU
REG QUERY HKU\S-1-5-20

I get :
C:\windows\system32>REG QUERY HKU

HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-19
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-20
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-2352804387-1745691877-3320543892-1000
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-2352804387-1745691877-3320543892-1000_Classes
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-18

A:BFE(Base filtering Engine) Error 5 Access Denied + Windows Firewall

Hi jc and welcome to the Forum
I found this after Googling your problem, you might find it useful, though I would emphasize the importance of backing up your registry before editing it!
Windows 7 Base Filtering Engine is not running - Microsoft Community

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I discovered to day that I had a "Win 7 Anti-Virus 2011" problem. I went to youtube to find step by step process to fix it. Found a video that recommended downloading combofix which i did. Now I cannot run files on my computer and get the following message "The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running" I have a Toshiba with Windows 7 Please help Thank you Andrea

A:Version of this file not Compatible with version of Windows

Hi,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.Please subscribe to this topic, if you haven't already. Click the Watch This Topic button at the top on the right.

Please avoid installing/uninstalling or updating any programs and attempting any unsupervised fixes or scans. This can make helping you impossible.

Please reply to this post so I know you are there.The forum is busy and we need to have replies as soon as possible. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the topic.Once I receive a reply then I will return with your first instructions.Thanks

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I'm trying to install some applications on a Lenovo ideapad with windows 7 home premium, 64-bit, SP1. I'm getting the following error - "The version of this file is not compatible with the the version of windows you're running." I've installed all of these specific applications (e.g. RealPlayer, Logmein, Windows 2007 Compatibility Pck File Format Converter) and many other 32-bit apps on other Windows 7 64-bit machines, including 2 other Lenovo laptops with the exact same specs, purchased at the same time, with absolutely no issue.

I thought maybe it was some kind of virus so I reformattted the laptop and I'm still getting the same issue. It's VERY frustrating. I've searched everywhere and don't see any answers. Does anyone have any idea why this is happening or how to correct it?

A:Version of this file is not compatible with the the version of windows

What are you trying to install?

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Two days ago, AVG popup showed infection in C:\windows\system32\consrv.dll as trojan horse generic_r.JU. I moved it to the virus vault.

I recently connected my xbox360 to the network and have been streaming videos from this computer.

I compared a previous exported services list to the current list and found these services missing:

Base Filtering Engine (BFE)
IP Helper
Security Center
Windows Defender
Windows Firewall

The HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\ keys for MpsSvc and BFE are missing, however the SharedAccess key is still present.

I try to go to Windows Firewall through the Control Panel, but this is what happens:

TSG SysInfo said:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4300 @ 2.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3999 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 1807 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 135874 MB, Free - 60281 MB; D: Total - 12153 MB, Free - 2039 MB; Z: Total - 90243 MB, Free - 8735 MB;
Motherboard: Wistron, 3612
Antivirus: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! Anti-Virus, Disabled <=****Why does this say "Disabled"?****Click to expand...


DDS said:

.
DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_29
Run by admin at 5:09:36 on 2011-12-05
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.3999.1530 [G... Read more

A:Base Filtering Engine & Windows Firewall Services disappeared; consrv.dll (trojan)

solved w/ fresh install!
 

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Hey everybody,

I am having serious problems with my laptop. Here are the specs: Dell N5010, Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU, M [email protected] 2.66GHZ, 6.00Gb of RAM, 64-bit operating system. I have run everything as an administrator, to no avail.

After a week without being able to charge my laptop (I was without a cable), I charged it to find that I could not connect to the internet, or that I was only given "Limited Access," i.e., none. I opened the 'Network and Sharing Center' to find that, under "View your basic network information and set up connections" heading, the text reads, "Unknown - The dependency service or group failed to start."

Going to the status of the Wireless Network Connection and trying to diagnose the problem gives me this error: "The Diagnostics Policy Service is not running."

In Services, under Diagnostics Policy Service, as well as the Base Filtering Engine, I receive the following error(s): "Windows could not start the x service on Local Computer. Error 5: Access is denied. (The variable is either Diagnostics Policy Service, Base Filtering Engine, etc.)

Also in Services, under Windows Firewall, I receive this error: "Windows could not start the x service on Local Computer. Error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start.

Here's several of the things I have tried from perusing the other threads here, none of which have worked. Svc /SCANNOW has foun... Read more

A:Diagnostics Policy Service, Windows Firewall, & Base Filtering Engine will not start

Did you go to the dependencies tab and see what dependencies depend on these services?

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Can I use FWP_ACTION_PERMIT along with NDF Helper Class Extension to sniff the network traffic from a particular application. If yes, then how?

I am already able to block all the network traffic from a particular application through WFP filter FWP_ACTION_BLOCK

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What is the advantage of buying the Windows 10 full version over buying the Windows 10 OEM version, other than the big price difference?
 

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Every day, multiple times per day, I get a ton of 5447 Events. Is there a way to figure out exactly why this is happening? Any way to stop the firewall settings from being changed?

---
Here is just one (of many) 5447 events:
A Windows Filtering Platform filter has been changed.
    
Subject:
    Security ID:        LOCAL SERVICE
    Account Name:        NT AUTHORITY\LOCAL SERVICE

Process Information:
    Process ID:    1388

Provider Information:
    ID:        {decc16ca-3f33-4346-be1e-8fb4ae0f3d62}
    Name:        Microsoft Corporation

Change Information:
    Change Type:    Delete

Filter Information:
    ID:        {b0335dd3-497e-42ea-9cb3-57b6982ee95f}
    Name:        Windows Firewall Remote Management (RPC-EPMAP)
    Type:        Not persistent
    Run-Time ID:    456244

Layer Information:
    ID:        {88bb5dad-76d7-4227-9c71-df0a3ed7be7e}
    Name:        ALE Listen v4 Layer
    Run-Time ID:    40

C... Read more

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Hello, I recently tried to filter events of the .NET runtime provider by their event ID. This should be accomplished through enabling the .NET runtime provider with
EVENT_FILTER_TYPE_EVENT_ID flag being set in the EVENT_FILTER_DESCRIPTOR structure, unfortunately the
EnableTraceEx2 function returns 87. If I try to enable the provider with the
EVENT_FILTER_TYPE_SCHEMATIZED flag instead of the EVENT_FILTER_TYPE_EVENT_ID, the provider gets enabled so I came to the conclusion that the
EVENT_FILTER_TYPE_EVENT_ID is the invalid parameter.

Enabling the session:
The LogFileMode member of the EVENT_TRACE_PROPERTIES
structure is set to EVENT_TRACE_FILE_MODE_CIRCULAR, EVENT_TRACE_PRIVATE_LOGGER_MODE
AND EVENT_TRACE_PRIVATE_IN_PROC (<- supports this mode scoped filters?).

According to
MSDN enabling scoped filters should be possible for private logging mode sessions or am I missing something?


Useful MSDN links:

Logging Mode ConstantsEVENT_TRACE_PROPERTIES structureSystem Error CodesEVENT_FILTER_DESCRIPTOR structure including filter typesWhat's New in Event Tracing (includes scoped filter availability statement)

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I am trying to turn on MAC filtering on my router. In order to do that I have to gather all the mac addresses for the computers and laptops on my network. I can't acquire a MAC address on one of the pc's from the command prompt due to an error message that reads, specified COMMAND search directory bad Microsoft R Windows DOS copyright microsoft corp 1990-2001 I have an idea of what it is but need to know exactly what is happening on this PC. Any suggestions? Maybe bad or out of date ROM or BIOS, corrupted or old windows files

Idris Abdul-Latif
 

A:MAC filtering

what command are you using

what windows version
 

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ok i dont know wtf just hapend i was playing Halflife and i was duckign for a while with my shift key
sudenly im boted from game some sort of KEY FILTERING THING shows up
i click out of it and now! every buton i pres beeps, i also canot typeor pres same buton fast. thast why im tyoing buton instead of button, because i have toi wait about 10 seconds before i can type the other T!
that goes the same for every damn key on the keyboard
now i have win2k sp4
i searched everything al the option i cant find jackshit and this beping and being unable to pres ANY BUTON OVER AGAIN FAST ENOUGH IS KILING ME!
someone please
please help me
 

A:Key Filtering ?!?!?

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Anyone know any spam filtering software that works with Outlook Web Access?
 

A:spam filtering

Try here :

http://www.webattack.com

Clicik the Free or Shareware tab at the top. Then search by category.

Each program is has a brief review, screenshot, and star rating.
 

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I am a BT.com broad band user. It uses Yahoo's spam filtering system. It can only block defined addresses which is virtually useless these days. Does anyone know effective spam filtering software which blocks on keywords in email titles or content?
 

A:Spam Filtering

take a look at this free one ,maybe it will work for you ,i use it with no problems.
http://www.spamihilator.com/download
 

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