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Windows 7: Internet Connection Sharing help between Vista and Windows 7

13 May 2013   #21

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That is what I did previously. But I did it again, and the results were same.

Note: The firewall was kept on.

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13 May 2013   #22

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ninja0 View Post
That is what I did previously. But I did it again, and the results were same.

Note: The firewall was kept on.
In post #17 you say: Recieved=4, so success!! Can vista ping Windows 7? or can Windows 7 ping vista?
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13 May 2013   #23

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When I ping, it says "Destination host unreachable", and in Network and Sharing Center they mark each other as Unidentified Networks

Here is some more info on this:
Destination Host Unreachable - Reasons and Solutions | Internet Technology Blog
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13 May 2013   #24

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I preformed a tracert 169.254.xxx.xxx on both systems.

Code:
Traceing route to 169.254.xxx.xxx over a maximum of 30 hops

1 Computer [169.254.xxx.xxx] reports: Destination host unreachable.

Trace Complete
This happens on both systems.
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13 May 2013   #25

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Can vista ping itself?
Can Windows 7 ping itself?
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13 May 2013   #26

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They can ping themselves perfectly fine.
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13 May 2013   #27

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Try safe mode with networking (on both machines). Same problem?
Are you sure crosscable is working correct?
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17 May 2013   #28

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Sorry for not replying sooner.

I ran both in safe mode, and when I try pinging, the same happens.

I used another cable, and the same results appeared.

Something interesting happened was that I typed in the incorrect 169.254 address, but it still pinged the other computer's address without me typing it in.
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21 May 2013   #29

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I still need some help to solve this issue. Bump.
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22 May 2013   #30

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First PROVE both networkcards are working fine.
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