XP Firewall

  Snakey 20:44 08 Dec 03

I have just added a Win XP Pro PC to my home network. When I enable the Firewall I am unable to view my 'Shared Folder' from other PCs on the Network. When disabled I can view the files.

Is there anything in the advanced 'Settings' that I need to perform to just have access to the 'Shared Folder'

Kind Regards

  AubreyS 20:54 08 Dec 03

I don't think you will find the XP firewall very much use. It doesn't work very well.

  Gaz 25 21:06 08 Dec 03

You need to only enable the firewall to the INTERNET connection, not the LAN connection for the Home network.

Or get yourself a better firewall with Network config.

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