Lenovo Solutions Center (LSC) shows Windows Firewall is enabled even if the user has disabled the Firewall.


If the user has disabled the Windows Firewall and launches LSC, then LSC will show the Windows Firewall is enabled at the LSC->Security->Firewall page.

Affected configurations

The above symptom is associated with, but not limited to, the following systems:

  • ThinkPad T420, T520, W520, T420s, X220, X220 Tablet, L520, L420, X1, X121e, X130e
  • ThinkPad Edge E120, E125, E320, E325, E420, E425, E520, E525, E220s, S220, E420s, S420
  • ThinkCentre M90z, M71z, Edge 91z, Edge 71z, M91, M91p, P260, M60e, M71e, M81, M75e, M76, M77, Edge71, Edge91
  • ThinkStation S20, D20, C20, C20x, E30

Applies To:

  • Microsoft Windows 7



This is a limitation with LSC.


  • Alias ID: SF12-D0034
  • Document ID: HT072564
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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