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Offline greg101

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Firewall not turning on
« on: October 07, 2021, 06:21:39 PM »
I Have Avast Premium and get a message telling me I'm unprotected and to turn the firewall on but it won't do it.
Is it safe to have the laptop connected to the internet?

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Re: Firewall not turning on
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2021, 07:35:31 PM »
It's possible a 'Repair' of your installation may resolve the issue.

Go to Menu (top right in UI) then Settings/ Troubleshooting/ Click on "Repair App".
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Re: Firewall not turning on
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2021, 11:20:35 AM »
Thanks for that. Did that but still have the same problem. Any other suggestions please?

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Re: Firewall not turning on
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2021, 11:29:49 AM »
- Which version/build of Avast Premium..?
- OS..? (32/64 Bit..? - which SP/Build..?)
- Other security related software installed..?
- Which AV(s) did you use before Avast..?
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Re: Firewall not turning on
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2021, 11:40:11 AM »
Fixed it thanks by doing this...

To repair the client software, follow these steps:

Open Control Panel. Select Programs and features.
(Alternatively, press Win + X to open the WinX menu and look for Apps and features at the top)
In the list of installed applications, locate Avast, and click on Uninstall/change.
Click on Change.
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4. Select Repair.
5. Wait until Avast repairs the client software by making the necessary changes to the data files.

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6. Restart your PC and check if the error persists.

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Re: Firewall not turning on
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2021, 12:00:55 PM »
Thanks for the feedback.
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Re: Firewall not turning on
« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2021, 08:52:25 PM »
Fixed it thanks by doing this...

To repair the client software, follow these steps:

Open Control Panel. Select Programs and features.
(Alternatively, press Win + X to open the WinX menu and look for Apps and features at the top)
In the list of installed applications, locate Avast, and click on Uninstall/change.
Click on Change.
avast_change
4. Select Repair.
5. Wait until Avast repairs the client software by making the necessary changes to the data files.

changing_product_avast
6. Restart your PC and check if the error persists.

Same process different approach.
Glad you got it worked out. :)
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