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Two laptop connected to wireless router. comp1 can access files from comp2 but comp2 cant access files from comp1. both comps show network map and can get ip yet comp2 keeps timing out when attempting ping.

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Considering that you are using both comp with dynamic IP and from same wireless roughter and OS is same from both laptop.
As you are able to ping from comp1 to comp2 and not able to ping from comp2 to comp1 .. check the firewall setting of comp1 or disable the firewall from comp1.

Posted on Aug 23, 2008

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