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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

Services.msc:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Base Filtering Engine service from Services.msc

Perform the following steps:

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

Locate Base Filtering Engine service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Base Filtering Engine service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

Type services.msc and press Enter