If you are running a third-party antivirus software, it might be in conflict with your Windows Defender Firewall, and the error 1068 will stops you turning on Windows Defender Firewall. You can turn your antivirus software off and check if the issue has been solved.
Solution 1: Enable Related Dependency Services As you can see in this error message, there is something wrong with the dependency services and you need to make sure that all the related dependency services are enabled. Here are the steps to solve dependency service failed to start.
Solution 2: Modify Registry Key
Solution 3: Repair Nlasvc.dll
Solution 4: Reset TCP//IP to Default
How to fix error 1068 in Windows 10?
Turn on Windows Firewall with Run
Temporarily disable your antivirus program. Try this, keeping in mind that Windows Firewall may be conflicting with your third party antivirus.
Run a good malware scan.
Visit Windows Update.
Expand the list of administrators to your trusted group
Reset the network card.
Update the network adapter driver.
How to reset Windows Firewall in Windows 10?
Open the control panel.
Click System and Security.
Click Windows Firewall.
In the left pane, click the Allow an app or feature through Windows Firewall link.
Click the “Change Settings” button to purchase an administrator account.
Select the mobile app or service you want to support.
Select Private if you want the software to communicate on the local network.
How to fix Windows Defender Firewall problems in Windows 10?
In the Windows search bar, type control panel and search, click and open.
Here, set By: Watch > Large Icons and click “Available in Windows Defender Firewall” to continue.
Then take a look at Allow Windows Defender App or Firewall by feature.
A. Find and optionally allow Origin to pass through the firewall by checking the “Domain”, “Private”, and “Public” checkboxes.
What does error 1068 mean on Windows Firewall?
“Error 1068 – Dependency Service Couldn’t Start, It’s a Firewall” practically means something you don’t want to experience. This issue is particularly worrisome because it appears out of the blue when you try to start Windows Firewall.
How do I fix a Windows 1068 Error Firewall?
If this is your case, run:
How do I fix a Windows 1068 Error firewall?
If this is your case, follow these steps:
What is error 1068 when starting Windows Firewall?
When you encounter this problem, you feel like you cannot connect to the online worlds through any network, whether you use Ethernet or a wired connection. Second case: Error 1068 when starting Windows Firewall.
Ermias is a tech writer with a passion for helping people solve Windows problems. He loves to write and share his knowledge with others in the hope that they can benefit from it. He’s been writing about technology and software since he was in college, and has been an avid Microsoft fan ever since he first used Windows 95.