How to Fix Windows Firewall Error 0x80070424

In this tutorial, we will teach you how to fix the BSOD Windows Firewall Error 0x80070424.
The Error “0x80070424” occurs when you start the windows Firewall but it doesn’t start.

Step 1 – Open Control Panel

First of all, go to the start menu and open the Control Panel.

Go to Control Panel

Step 2 – Open Windows Firewall

Once the Control Panel window opens, click on Windows Firewall.

Go to Windows firewall

Step 3 – Error Code 0X80070424

As a result, the Windows Firewall window will open. Click on the “Use recommended settings” button to start the Firewall. A pop-up error window will appear and it will show the error “Windows Firewall can’t change some of your settings”; the error 0X80070424 will appear. Here just click Ok to close this error window.

Windows Firewall Error

Step 4 – Open services.msc

Now let’s troubleshoot the problem. Open the start menu and in the search bar, type services.msc and hit the enter key.

Open services program

Step 5 – Open Windows Firewall service properties

As a result, the services window will open. Scroll down and right click on the Windows Firewall service and open its properties.

Open properties of Windows Firewall service

Step 6 – Change startup to Automatic

In the Windows Firewall Properties window, change the startup type and set it to Automatic. Click on the apply button in order to apply the changes.

Change the startup type to Automatic

Step 7 – Start the Windows Firewall service

Next, click on Start button to start the service and then close the properties window.

Start the service

Step 8 – Use recommended Firewall settings

Now go back to the Windows Firewall window and click on Use recommended settings button.
This time, you will notice that the Windows Firewall will start without an error. This means you have successfully resolved the BSOD Windows Firewall error 0x80070424.

Work with windows firewall without worrying about the BSOD error