Cannot enable shared access. Error 0x80004005

Author: Zeeshan Arshad     3948     01/25/2011

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Problem: Were you trying to share internet connection by using Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) on Windows and getting this error message?

Cannot enable shared access.
Error 0x80004005: Unspecified error
 

error-0x80004005

Solution:

1. Click StartRun 

2. type services.msc

3. Find Windows Firewall

4. right click on it, click Start Or simply click Start on the top left corner.

start_windows-firewall-service

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