NTL Firewall - can't network

  maxirv 20:04 15 Aug 06
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I recently installed NTL Netguard Total and now find that I can no longer share files and printer between my computers. Internet access is fine, and if I turn off the firewall they communicate and share, but while the firewall is active I get dialogue boxes about "contacting administrator" (which is me!) I've tried the NTL support pages, but they make no mention of networking! Any ideas anyone? I can turn off the firewall whenever I need to share, but it's a pain, there must be an easier (and safer) way.

I am using a Linksys WRT54G router connected to PC with a wireless connection for the laptop.

  ade.h 20:19 15 Aug 06
  maxirv 20:28 15 Aug 06

thanks ade.h - am checking as I type! I should read all threads on my search. sorry x

  ade.h 21:11 15 Aug 06

You'd have been lucky to find that one; it was in the Helproom rather than Networking and would have slipped down a few pages.

  maxirv 21:53 15 Aug 06

sod it - i'm going to uninstall it and get something else. I hate it when things mash up your system! Thanks anyway, should I mark this "resolved" I wonder? It kind of is (maxirv throws the baby out with the bathwater). Ho.

  ade.h 22:01 15 Aug 06

click here for one of the best network-friendly free firewalls. Be sure to choose Advanced Mode during installation.

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