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How to Start/Stop Base Filtering Engine service

Service name: BFE

Display name: Base Filtering Engine


Description:

The Base Filtering Engine (BFE) is a service that manages firewall and Internet Protocol security (IPsec) policies and implements user
mode filtering. Stopping or disabling the BFE service will significantly reduce the security of the system. It will also result in
unpredictable behavior in IPsec management and firewall applications.

Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork -p

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Base Filtering Engine service from starting with the operating system using System Configuration

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type msconfig and press Enter

In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Base Filtering Engine service
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish

Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart