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"Paul McCone" <mcconemcconeconsulting.com> wrote: >I have a client with a home network that consists of 1 >Windows XP Pro and 1 Windows XP Home computer. They have >a DSL/CABLE router assigning IPs. The Windows XP Pro PC >can access the Home edition PC and it works just fine. >However the HOME edition PC can't access the XP Pro box. >When pinging the XP Pro box from the Home edition PC the >requests time out, but the arp cache shows the resolution >of the IP to MAC correctly - it is assigned dynamically. >I attempted to allow Guest access and have ...

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    "Paul McCone" <mcconemcconeconsulting.com> wrote:
    >I have a client with a home network that consists of 1
    >Windows XP Pro and 1 Windows XP Home computer. They have
    >a DSL/CABLE router assigning IPs. The Windows XP Pro PC
    >can access the Home edition PC and it works just fine.
    >However the HOME edition PC can't access the XP Pro box.
    >When pinging the XP Pro box from the Home edition PC the
    >requests time out, but the arp cache shows the resolution
    >of the IP to MAC correctly - it is assigned dynamically.
    >I attempted to allow Guest access and have checked the
    >local security policy and it seems fine. What would cause
    >the XP Pro box to not allow, even pinging(ICMP) to not
    >respond? PS. The XP Pro box does NOT have the firewall
    >enabled.
    Paul,

    please have a look at [url]http://www.michna.com/kb/WxCable.htm[/url].

    Hans-Georg

    --
    No mail, please.
    Hans-Georg Michna Guest

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    There isn't a problem with the cable modem, it is the XP
    Pro machine NOT allowing the XP Home PC access.

    Thanks!

    Paul.
    >-----Original Message-----
    >"Paul McCone" <mcconemcconeconsulting.com> wrote:
    >
    >>I have a client with a home network that consists of 1
    >>Windows XP Pro and 1 Windows XP Home computer. They
    have
    >>a DSL/CABLE router assigning IPs. The Windows XP Pro
    PC
    >>can access the Home edition PC and it works just fine.
    >>However the HOME edition PC can't access the XP Pro
    box.
    >>When pinging the XP Pro box from the Home edition PC
    the
    >>requests time out, but the arp cache shows the
    resolution
    >>of the IP to MAC correctly - it is assigned
    dynamically.
    >>I attempted to allow Guest access and have checked the
    >>local security policy and it seems fine. What would
    cause
    >>the XP Pro box to not allow, even pinging(ICMP) to not
    >>respond? PS. The XP Pro box does NOT have the firewall
    >>enabled.
    >
    >Paul,
    >
    >please have a look at
    [url]http://www.michna.com/kb/WxCable.htm[/url].
    >
    >Hans-Georg
    >
    >--
    >No mail, please.
    >.
    >
    Paul McCone Guest

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