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Windows 7: HomeGroup Issue

05 Mar 2010   #11

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Glad you got it going. Normally Microsoft's firewall knows about file and printer sharing so I didn't ask about it when you said you went through the tutorials.

The ports you'll need to open are UDP Ports 137 and 138, and TCP ports 139 and 445.

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06 Mar 2010   #12

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Do I open those on the router? Cuz i find see a way to open ports in F-Secure :/

Edit: Nvm found it, will try opening on firewall

Edit 2: When I open ports in F-Secure it wont let me choose UDP/TCP, if I open ports it will open for both, shall I still do it?
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06 Mar 2010   #13

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If F-Secure doesn't specifiy UDP or TCP when opening a port it's probably allowing both.
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08 Mar 2010   #14

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Opening those ports didnt do much I still cant print out.

After I opened the ports in F-Secure, I can edit these and enable services that these ports will use, do i have to enable anything specific?
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08 Mar 2010   #15

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Eneswar View Post
Opening those ports didnt do much I still cant print out.

After I opened the ports in F-Secure, I can edit these and enable services that these ports will use, do i have to enable anything specific?
Look for any items related to file and printer sharing.

Edit: I found some info on F-Secure's support site that may help:

http://www.f-secure.com/kb/15216

There's quite a bit of good info on the site. You may want to browse through it.
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09 Mar 2010   #16

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Oh nice, no idea why i didnt figure out searching on F-Secure website >_>
Will try this! :P Thanks
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10 Mar 2010   #17

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Well that seems to do the trick Thank you!
I guess this works even if comp one is shut down?
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10 Mar 2010   #18

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Eneswar View Post
Well that seems to do the trick Thank you!
I guess this works even if comp one is shut down?
Glad it works now!

Obviously if the printer is on PC 1 and PC 1 is shut down, you won't be printing anything.
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