Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Can't connect to computer

24 Sep 2010   #1
mkr10001

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 
Can't connect to computer

Hi, I have an app on my phone called salling clicker which can connect to my computer to control itunes and vlc remotely via WLAN

I had it working on here when I had vista on here but this is a new install of 7 and now I can't make it work. It works on my friends laptop in the same house on the network so I know it's my laptop that is the problem.

I am trying to get help on the forums but my account needs activating before I can post and it's taking a while so I though I would as you this

Are there any settings on my computer that would prevent a device from seeing it on a network.

I haven't set up any other security software on it, I have microsoft security essentials and the firewall is on but the relevant ports have been allowed.

I didn't need to do anything extra on my friends computer to make it work and I haven't messed with any networking things on here.

So any ideas guys? cheers


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
24 Sep 2010   #2
Prof Kerfuffle

Windows 7 Professional (x64/SP1) /Linux Mint 16
 
 

Ports may be blocking it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Sep 2010   #3
mkr10001

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

I allowed the ports and even tried disabling the firewall altogether and security essentials but still no luck
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Can't connect to computer




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Connect computer to TV
First of all, sorry if this is in the wrong forums. So, I would like to connect either one of these computers to my TV. Note that the desktop would require a wireless connection. Desktop Outputs: DVI, HDMI, MDP Laptop Output: VGA TV/VCR Inputs: RCA, SVideo, RGB So as you can see, noyhing is...
Hardware & Devices
Connect computer to TV
I connect my laptop ,Dell Inspiron 700m, to my TV. So far the audio works and the video doesn’t work. My cable has a male 4-pin S-video and an audio jack at one end and an RCA audio jack at the other end. 7-PIN S-Video PC to TV Cable - YouTube I can hear sound on my TV but no...
Graphic Cards
I've need help how do i connect to another computer?
how do i connect into an another computer that is in my house ... :sarc:
Network & Sharing
computer does not connect
I recently just bought an ACER Aspire 4745G with pre-installed Windows 7 Home Premium. In my office, I have great internet connection with "linksys" as the name of the WiFi connection. It works great. It doesn't have any security encription so it's available for everyone to use... Now my problem...
Network & Sharing
2nd Computer Won't Connect
I just had to reset my router. After getting the network set back up, the computer that I set up the network on is connected, but my other computer doesn't even acknowledge the presence of the new network. It can see my neighbors networks, but not the one I just created. Any help would be...
Network & Sharing
How to connect computer and TV?
Sorry for witing this here, but I dk where else to put it. I use ati radeon 3650 graphic card... And I want somehow to connect my computer and TV.... What I need to do, and how to do it????? Please help :sarc:
Graphic Cards

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:53.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App