Win SP2 Firewall/ICS wont start

By regilb
Aug 18, 2006
  1. guys i hope someone here can help. tried all that solutions i can find here. but still my ICS/Firewall wont start. i cant even do an IPCONFIG
    it displays:
    error 2001: the specified driver is invalid.

    which driver is he talking about? this pops when i run Win Firewall/ICS at services.msc

    Appreciate your help. Iv been using this machine as a gateway for the whole house. i hope you guys can help me. Thanks

  2. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    Have you tried the System File Checker ?

    Start/Run type : sfc /scannow

    You`ll need the XP CD handy if it asks.

    It can take up to half an hour to complete.
  3. regilb

    regilb TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks for the heads-up il take note of this next time. but i already reformatted it. since i dont have the luxury of time to trouble shoot since its the gateway for my whole family in my house.... thanks mate.

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