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McAfee firewall shuts down automatically

Hello everyone,

My McAfee firewall shuts down 2 s after switching it on. I do not see any other sign of a virus, but this is rather strange. Can you help me what should I do?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: McAfee firewall shuts down automatically

Moved from Top Threats to Personal Firewall. It's a firewall question.

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Re: McAfee firewall shuts down automatically

. Try resetting firewall to defaults

2. I assume you enable the firewall and it immediately disabled itself. There are several posts here that say this and they seem to have an rootkit infection.

Try each of the following and see if they pick up anything

McAfee Communities: Anti-Spyware, Malware & Hijacker Tools

3. I assume windows firewall is off and you have no other firewall or AV installed? Even and old 1 not correctly removed can do this.

see what happens when you try above thoughts.

Then go to  technical support and after running Mcafee virtual technician talk to support.


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