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Windows firewall prevents ICS over a peer-to-peer wireless network.

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  • Configuration
  • Wireless Network
  • Firewalls
  • P2P
  • Wireless Networking
Last response: in Wireless Networking
December 29, 2010 1:18:32 PM

I'm sharing a 3G connection from my laptop to my IPAD over a wireless peer-to-peer network, using the method described here: http://www.brighthub.com/computing/windows-platform/articles/7785.aspx. I have to turn off my Windows firewall to get it to work. Is there a way to add an exception instead?

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Anonymous
December 29, 2010 2:59:39 PM

It should work if you turn off firewall establish the connection and then with the connection running turn on firewall so that it accepts the connection as an existing connection.
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December 29, 2010 3:13:25 PM

Thanks, fihart. That works.
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January 7, 2011 11:13:23 PM

Best answer selected by MikeRuf.
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