Windows wont let me.....

Host, join online games (or lan)!

Internet web browsing still works and i can still download
and shared docs still works too

Its just that i cant host or join Online/LAN games or P2P !

HELP !

I have another computer running XP SP2 aswelll and its fine !

Whats going on!

Even system restore dident fix it !
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  1. Do you have the windows firewall running?

    Right click on "My Network Places" and go to properties
    Right click on your network connection (usually local area network connection) and go to properties
    Click on the "advanced" tab
    Click "Settings" under "windows firewall"
    If it is set to On change the bubble to Off
    Hit Ok/close all of the open windows
    Give your games, etc another try

    As for hosting online games you may need to configure some settings in your home router. Only one computer at a time in your house will be able to host a game that is accessible by people outside your network.
  2. Quote:
    Do you have the windows firewall running?

    Right click on "My Network Places" and go to properties
    Right click on your network connection (usually local area network connection) and go to properties
    Click on the "advanced" tab
    Click "Settings" under "windows firewall"
    If it is set to On change the bubble to Off
    Hit Ok/close all of the open windows
    Give your games, etc another try

    As for hosting online games you may need to configure some settings in your home router. Only one computer at a time in your house will be able to host a game that is accessible by people outside your network.


    Funny thing is i did a system restore and it dident fix it.......after about 5 minutes it randomly started working !


    Thankyou anyways

    Mr. Duhhh LOL!
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