Windows System Event: 5030

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System Event » Windows System Event: 5030

Event ID 5030-The Windows Firewall Service failed to start.

Description The Windows Firewall Service failed to start.
Category System
Subcategory Other system events

Reasons to monitor event:

  • Windows logs an error if either the Windows Firewall service fails to start, or if they unexpectedly terminate.
  • In cases where the Windows Firewall policy is incorrect/corrupted, or if one of the service dependencies was not started, this event is not generated during Windows Firewall service failures.

Event 5030 applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 and 7
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 and 8.1
  • Windows Server 2016 and 10