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Windows 8 Consumer Preview - Windows Firewall crashes when adding inbound rule.

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Hi,
 
If I open the Windows Firewall and then click to try and create an inbound Firewall rule it bombs the MMC snap in with:
 
 
 
Unhandled Exception in Managed Code Snap-in
 
FX:{b05566ac-fe9c-4368-be02-7a4cbb7cbe11}
 
Some or all identity references could not be translated.
 
System.Security.Principal.IdentityNotMappedException
 
Exception Stack Trace:
 
 at System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier.Translate(IdentityReferenceCollection sources IDs, Type targetType, Boolean force Success)
    at System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier.Translate(Type targetType)
    at Microsoft.WindowsFirewall.SnapIn.Utilities.StringSidToFriendlyNameStringSid(String stringSid)
    at Microsoft.WindowsFirewall.SnapIn.ExceptionsListView.ResultNodeFromItem(FirewallRule rule)
    at Microsoft.WindowsFirewall.SnapIn.NativeMethods.EnhancedMmcListView`1.PopulateResultsPane()
    at Microsoft.WindowsFirewall.SnapIn.ExceptionsListView.Refresh()
    at Microsoft.WindowsFirewall.SnapIn.NativeMethods.EnhancedMmcListView`1.ForceRefresh()
    at Microsoft.WindowsFirewall.SnapIn.NativeMethods.EnhancedMmcListView`1.OnShow()
    at Microsoft.ManagementConsole.View.ProcessNotification(Notification notification)
    at Microsoft.ManagementConsole.ViewMessageClient.ProcessNotification(Notification notification)
    at Microsoft.ManagementConsole.Internal.IMessageClient.ProcessNotification(Notification notification)
    at Microsoft.ManagementConsole.Executive.SnapInNotificationOperation.ProcessNotification()
    at Microsoft.ManagementConsole.Executive.Operation.OnThreadTransfer(SimpleOperationCallback callback)
 
Does it every time I try and add an inbound rule from any of the links that allow you to do that.
 
Does anyone know what the fix for this is?
 
 
 
I am trying to open up the SQL Server port so other PCs on my internal domain can see the server.
 
I am running 64bit Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Mobo is Asus P8Z68-V Pro, 8GB RAM, 180GB Corsair Force 3 SSD for O/S drive, 1TB Samsung HD103SJ HDD for data drive. Intel Core i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz.
 
Siv
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