OS : Windows 7 Professional SP1 (x64)
Firewall Software : Windows Firewall
Other protection software : MalwareBytes AntiMalware and Microsoft Security Essentials
I can’t seem to turn on my File and Printer Sharing and Network Discovery options from the Network and Sharing Center. I go to the sharing options, and click turn on to both of them. Then after I confirm by pressing save, if I come back they’ve returned to their previous turned off position.
I tried a few things and have searched online for the last hour or so, but I’m willing to follow directions if someone is more used to this problem than I am. I also searched these forums but sadly the word “on” is one of the main points of this and words shorter than 3 letters are rejected from the search engine, so the results weren’t really related.
Please help me, mighty internet, you are my only hope!
Control panel>>windows firewall
Click on Allow a program or feature through windows firewall
Make sure file sharing and network discovery have been checkmarked.
Do you have previous restore point when it worked?
Disable your windows firewall and try to turn on file sharing and network discovery.Does it work?