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Windows Vista Firewall Error in Logger?


tommygun

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Hi.

In the Logger I'm getting this error message:

[2009-03-04 12:46:50] Error opening Windows firewall: 0x80070005 Access is denied.

I'm on a dial up modem connection at the moment (no router).

The box in Windows Vista Firewall for uTorrent is checked.

Why I'm getting this error message and how can I fix it?

Thanks in advance for any feedback,

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FAQ: http://www.utorrent.com/faq.php#What_does_Error_opening_Windows_Firewall_mean.3F

You can ignore it.

I think to fix it, you can do that: enable Win Firewall, remove the previous exceptions about uT, start uT, Win FW will add new rules, disable it.

Solution to remove previous entries in Win Firewall: http://forum.utorrent.com/viewtopic.php?pid=393186#p393186

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......in Windows Vista you can right click the application and then choose "Run as Administrator" or you can configure it that it always will run with Administrator privileges by doing this:

Right click uTorrent then Properties then Compatibility and the check the box:

"Run this program as an administrator"

Sorry, but I don't know what to do if you are running XP.......

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