5029(F): The Windows Firewall Service failed to initialize the driver. The service will continue to enforce the current policy.
Windows logs an error if either the Windows Firewall service or its driver fails to start, or if they unexpectedly terminate. The error message indicates the cause of the service failure by including an error code in the text of the message.
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Subcategory: Audit Other System Events
The Windows Firewall service failed to initialize the driver. Windows Firewall will continue to enforce the current policy.
Required Server Roles: None.
Minimum OS Version: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista.
Event Versions: 0.
Security Monitoring Recommendations
- This event can be a sign of software or operating system issues, or a sign of malicious activity that corrupted Windows Firewall Driver. We recommend monitoring this event and investigating the reason for the condition.