Win 7 32bit has no firewall

I have a user with a win7 home premium and all of a sudden could not share his printers.
I could remove the share but could not re-share it. I keep getting a 0X000006d9 error code.

When I looked this up is tells me his fire wall is not on.....OK lets turn it on.

I go to firewall in control panel and it will not let me turn it on...

OK, So I went into services to put it on automatic and start the service but it is not here?

Wow???? what do I do now???

Cjoego
Joseph SalazarVice President - Senior IT ConsultantAsked:
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Kruno DžoićSystem EngineerCommented:
is there third party firewall on PC ?
Sikhumbuzo NtsadaIT AdministrationCommented:
Is the user logged on as administrator?
masnrockCommented:
Make sure that any and all malware on the computer has been eradiciated. Once you've done that, create a system restore point, then try out this article to download and get the files and registry entries that you need:

http://www.smartestcomputing.us.com/topic/49542-cant-start-windows-firewall%3B-windows-firewall-service-missing-fix/

Let us know what happens.

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Darr247Commented:
Take a look at this article, first - http://experts-exchange.com/A_6550.html

Also see the comments below that (there's a link to a specific comment at the end of the article, which will show you other symptoms to look for that might not be immediately apparent), regarding the missing Base Filtering Engine service.
Joseph SalazarVice President - Senior IT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Yep,  I ran Combo Fix and it repaired my Firewall.

Thanks Guys,

Cjoego
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