> I have Vista Business and, from security reasons (!? not too much clever) I
> install PC Tools Firewall Plus, Vista compatible version. Everything works
> fine but when I decide to make home network it start to make some trouble. So
> I uninstall it. It doesn't appear anymore in "programs and features", it
> doesn't have folder in Program files. Everything was OK. But, Security center
> still detects that "PC Tools Firewall Plus reports that it is currently
> turned on". What should I do? I can't activate Windows firewall (conflict
Right-click Command Prompt and Run as Administrator. Type the following
If the system returns "WMI repository is not consistent", run this command:
The first time you run this it will fail. It will issue stop commands
to the services causing it to fail. It might take a couple minutes for
the services to shut down. Run the command again. You actually may
have to run it 3 times before it finally runs and completes on its own.
Reboot your system.
If for some reason you get that the repository is good, try the XP method:
Start>Run>cmd [enter] [Note: you need to run cmd elevated as above]
net stop winmgmt [enter]
cd /d %windir%\system32\wbem [enter]
ren repository repository.old [enter]
net start winmgmt [enter]
It may take a minute or so to complete while WMI rebuilds the database.
Elephant Boy Computers
MS-MVP Windows - Shell/User