networked but with no protcetion

  mpg1965 11:48 19 Jul 04
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ive just managed to network my desktop and laptop via a cable connection,the thing is i have to disable virus protection and the firewall.does anyone know why and is there a workaround to putting these back on as im on a broadband connection and my desktop is always on and i dont like the idea of no protection.thanks..............mike

  Graham ® 12:54 19 Jul 04

You may have to modify the set-up. click here

  The Dark Sage 13:01 19 Jul 04

the problem was settings within your firewall, blocking the traffic between the two computers.

What kind of firewall have you got?

  mpg1965 09:40 21 Jul 04

thanks folks,im using norton internet security 2003.

  The Dark Sage 10:15 21 Jul 04

Don't really know that much about that particular bit of software - but it will almost certainly have a section where you can specify a trusted network.

Stick the details of the other machine in there and you should be ok, if not post back as I am sure that somebody here will know more about norton internet security 2003

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