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Please change these sentences into active voice:

1: No firewall is turned on.

2: Automatic Updates is turned off.

3: Antivirus software might not be installed.
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Jackson6612Please change these sentences into active voice:

1: No firewall is turned on.

2: Automatic Updates is turned off.

3: Antivirus software might not be installed.
Even though these sentences are probably always in the passive voice, it is possible (though not plausible) to put them in the active. They might sound funny, but you should give them a try. Then we'll all be glad to help you through any mistakes.
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1: No firewall is turned on.

Active Voice: You turn on no firewall.

2: Automatic Updates is turned off.

Active Voice: You turn off Automatic Updates.

3: Antivirus software might not be installed.

Active Voice: You might not install antivirus software.
Hi, Jackson6612,

You've done a desirable job, so you can ignore my two cents.

1: No firewall is turned on.

Active Voice: You No one turns on no any firewall.

2: Automatic Updates is turned off.

Active Voice: You People/They turn off Automatic Updates.

3: Antivirus software might not be installed.

Active Voice: You People/They might not install antivirus software.

As Philip said, these sentences usually appear in the passive voice. They seems funny and awkward in the active, no matter how hard you try.
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Jackson, was this an exercise from a teacher, or just something you were experimenting with?

I wouldn't call your initial sentences passive, nor would I call these passive:

The store is closed.
The house is sold.

These describes "states" more than actions.

Here is what I think of as passive: The owner closed the store for the night --> The store was closed by the owner. But to say "The store is closed" is not passive. Likewise, your initial sentences describe a state, not a past action.

I'd like to hear from CJ or Clive about this...
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Jackson, was this an exercise from a teacher, or just something you were experimenting with?

I wouldn't call your initial sentences passive,

Likewise, your initial sentences describe a state, not a past action. Even though these sentences are probably always in the passive voice, it is possible (though not plausible) to put them in the active. [From my previous post]

I'd like to hear from CJ or Clive about this...

I think you have explained to me why the sentences were not plausible in the active.....they are states of being. Thanks for you clarification.
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Jackson, was this an exercise from a teacher, or just something you were experimenting with?

GG, that was exercise from Microsoft Emotion: smile. I have turned off automatic updates and windows' firewall. I don't have any antivirus software installed on my computer. Therefore, every time I start my computer a message appears having those three sentences.

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