Q. I'm using a third party firewall service on Windows 7 that disabled the Windows Firewall for all profiles. Should I also disable the MpsSvc service that enables the Windows Firewall?

A. No. While MpsSvc does enable Windows Firewall functionality, it's also used for other functionality, such as IPSec. Not only is disabling this service not recommended, it's also not supported by Microsoft.

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