Re: Can't ping XP (even IP) but XP can ping Vista x64
On Sat, 1 Aug 2009 01:02:52 +0530, glaurens
>I'm completely lost now.
>My network is standard DHCP 192.168.1.0 subnet 255.255.255.0 using a
>I'm running vista ultimate x64 and home premium x64 alongside XP pro 32
>The 2 vista PCs can ping each other by name and ip address but can't
>ping xp by name or ip. XP can ping itself and the 2 Vista PCs by name
>I've tried with both the Vista and XP firewalls disabled and enabled
>with the required ICMP exceptions in different combination, e.g. both
>of, xp off-Vista on, Vista off-XP on, both on.
>This used to work but stopped in about the last 5-7 days or so. My mobo
>on ultimate popped and then I swapped two vista name (about 2 weeks
>Does anybody have any ideas?
Is there another firewall on the XP computer? Some antivirus programs
include a firewall component.
What does Windows Security Center say about firewalls?
Steve Winograd, MS-MVP (Windows Desktop Experience)
Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Program