troubleshooting Question

can't access firewall settings after spysheriff attack

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I got caught by the bogus spysheriff last night and also some search and download trojan viruses. cleaned the adware and viruses out with spysweeper and AVG. Now i am unable to turn on the firewall for winxp sp2 from any access, including security center and control panel. i restarted the security center in "services" which had been disabled in the attack. the error message i get trying to turn on firewall is "due to an unidentified problem, windows can not display windows firewall settings". I am also unable to successfully return to an earlier restor point. What do you suggest i do?

thanks, mark davis
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