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Jack \(MVP-Networking\). 01-22-2007 10:03 PM

Re: Can't Ping Computers on Home Network
 
Hi
Did you disable the SP2 Firewall, or you are running two Firewalls?
Successful Sharing involves some general consideration in Network settings,
http://www.ezlan.net/sharing.html
As well as specific adjustment of each computer according to what is allowed
to be shared.
http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;304040
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/pro...lesharing.mspx
Jack (MVP-Networking).


"Tony V" <TonyV@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:169477C7-3DDD-4644-AB13-FB91483A114B@microsoft.com...
>I have a D-Link wirless router (DI-624) that I use to allow all 5 computers
> in the house to share an Internet connection.
>
> Yesterday I ran the Microsoft Home Network Wizard successfully on all 5
> computer (starting with the one that is directly cabled to the the router)
> because I want to share files and printers.
>
> However, only 3 of the 5 computers can see each other (when I attempt to
> "Map a Drive" in Explorer). If I try to ping the two computers that I
> cannot
> map to, I get the "REQUEST TIMED OUT" message from the ping command.
>
> Any suggestions to what I need to do to see these 2 computers on the
> network
> so that I can map to them??
>
> What am I missing? What's different about the two computers?
>
> Any help would be appreciated.
>
> All computers are running XP Home Sp2 and all have 3rd party anti-virus
> and
> firewall software which is current.
>
> Tony V





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