Do you geta an error occoured while Internet connection sharing was being enabled.the dependency group failed to start" message?

Question

When I try to get my built in firewall to protect me I get this message"An error occoured while Internet connection sharing was being enabled.the dependency group failed to start"

no matter when I try or how many times It's always the same notice

Can you help me? thanks larry K

Answer

This question was answered on May 23, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

When you run the Internet Connection Sharing Wizard, you may receive one of the following error messages:

An error occurred while Internet Connection Sharing was being enabled The dependency service or group failed to start.

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1068: Dependency service or group failed to start.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue, make sure that all dependant services have been started To do this, follow these steps:

Click Start, and then click Help and Support.

Under Pick a Task, click Use Tools to view your computer information and diagnose problems.

In the Tools area, click System Configuration Utility.

In the right pane, click Open System Configuration Utility This opens the System Configuration Utility.

Click the Services tab.

Make sure all the following services are turned on To turn on a service, click to select the check box

Application Layer Gateway Service

Network Connections

Network Location Awareness (NLA)

Plug and Play

Remote Access Auto Connection Manager

Remote Access Connection Manager

Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

Telephony

Click OK, and then click Restart.

After Windows restarts, rerun the Internet Connection Sharing Wizard.

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Author

Posted by Nyree of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on May 23, 2004