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 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. Share MikeRuf December 29, 2010 3:13:25 PM Thanks, fihart. That works. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer MikeRuf January 7, 2011 11:13:23 PM Best answer selected by MikeRuf. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedProblem with 2 windows 8 computers communicating over wireless network. Forum Enable ICS to a wireless network (using windows auto IP co.. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Wireless Networking categories Configuration Security Connectivity !