Solved Windows firewall prevents ICS over a peer-to-peer wireless network. Tags: Configuration Wireless Network Firewalls P2P Wireless Networking Last response: January 7, 2011 11:13 PM in Wireless Networking Share MikeRuf 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? More about : windows firewall prevents ics peer peer wireless network | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution 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. | Report abuse MikeRuf December 29, 2010 3:13:25 PM Thanks, fihart. That works. | Report abuse MikeRuf January 7, 2011 11:13:23 PM Best answer selected by MikeRuf. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Wireless Networking>Windows firewall prevents ICS over a peer-to-peer wireless network.> Related ressources: ForumXP Firewall and ICS ForumXP Peer-to-Peer Problem ForumWould a firewall prevent Sasser worm? ForumICS over wireless ForumICS -Problem ForumUsing ICS on a wireless connection ForumFirewall not working/Internet ForumWindows 7 on wired computer prevents wireless connections to router ForumMachine invisible on network unless called by name Forumfirewall/ICS service problems affecting wireless ? Forumwireless ad hoc keeps dropping ForumTrouble installing the peer-to-peer component ForumVista File Sharing and ICS ForumNetwork HDD without wireless router ForumVerizon Modem into Router ForumExtra wireless router question ForumNetwork security key for wireless network belkin54 ForumAny security issues for wireless USB modem? ForumTurn wireless on aspire3050 ForumWireless wouter not connecting More resources Read discussions in other Wireless Networking categories Configuration Security Connectivity !