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Mcafee firewall preventing access to computer on network

Discussion in 'Networking' started by sonyamcquaid, Dec 6, 2011.

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  1. sonyamcquaid

    sonyamcquaid Thread Starter

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    I have 3 computers on my network. The main computer is protected by mcafee. The other computers can not access the public folder on this computer. I know that the problem is the mcafee firewall because when i switch the firewall off the other computers have full access to this folder. This problem started with a mcafee upgrade. I want to keep the mcafee firewall, any Ideas how to fix this?
     
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    are you subscribing to mcafee - if not then i would replace the security suite

    you should be able to setup your IP network range within the Mcafee settings so it allows your local traffic

    so have a look at your Default gateway - use ipconfig /all to show that
    and then set the range between 1 and 255
    so if the default gateway is 192.168.1.1
    then set the ip range to
    192.168.1.1. to 192.168.1.255
     
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