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IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
If the Microsoft Firewall Client is not functioning and has been partially installed or partially removed, you may have to remove the Microsoft Firewall Client manually.
Manually remove the Firewall Client only after you have tried all the following methods:
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
The following steps remove all related registry entries, folders, and files that exist as a result of the Firewall Client installation. Some of the following registry keys may not be in the registry on your computer; various keys are created and removed at different stages of the Firewall Client installation.
For additional information, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/271471/EN-US/ )Firewall Client-Based Computers Are Unable to Access Resources
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316418/EN-US/ )How to Set Up a Windows XP Professional Client in an SBS 2000 Network