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Ping shows "Host unreachable"

Discussion in 'Networking' started by joestar7, Mar 6, 2009.

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  1. joestar7

    joestar7 Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    Cannot do an "add printer" on Vista wireless pc to XP wireless pc which is wired to printer. Get "Host Unreachable" when pinging from Vista wireless pc to XP wireles pc. Can ping ok from XP wireless pc to Vista wireless pc.

    Both PCs are wireless
    Printer is connected XP pc
    Ping XP to Vista pc - OK
    Ping Vista to XP pc - "Host unreachable"

    Tried to troubleshoot McAfee security. Please advise.

    Thanks,
    Joe
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Disable all firewalls, that's the top suspect.
     
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