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Windows 7: Client can't ping host

30 May 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
Client can't ping host

This is my 2. day with Windows 7. I'm having difficulties sharing an internet connection. There's a one-way connection only, apparently.

Host: Windows 7 build 7100 (
Client: Debian (

Host and client is connected via cross-over cable. Host features a second network connection to a switch box.

I can connect to Samba share on client, and ping too. SSH login on client is accessible also. But I can't ping host at from client. Therefore no internet connection

I'm kind of lost, so any help much appreciated.

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30 May 2009   #2

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers

Hi there
whilst testing switch off all firewalls etc. I think W7 needs to have remote access allowed as well.

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30 May 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional 32bit

Thanks alot jimbo. Didn't think of that, disabled firewall in F-secure, now everything works as expected.
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