Windows 7 Network Issues

Posted similar before but got no answers so here is another attempt but 
slightly different

1 laptop Wifi - Windows 7 Ultimate
1 desktop PC hard wired - Win XP Pro
WiFi router Linksys WRT54GS flashed with DD-WRT firmware
Both set to the same workgroup name
Both can access the internet

All was working fine until all of a sudden.....
Laptop can ping PC but PC cannot ping laptop either by name or IP address.

Switched off firewalls but problem remained
Switched off ipv6 on laptop but again no joy

I have searched the web and followed many advises found but I just cannot 
get the PC to see the laptop.

Any ideas that will help save my sanity folks?

Regards
Daz 

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Dazza
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Dnia Sun, 25 Jul 2010 18:38:31 +0100, Dazza napisa�(a):

> Posted similar before but got no answers so here is another attempt but 
> slightly different
> 
> 1 laptop Wifi - Windows 7 Ultimate
> 1 desktop PC hard wired - Win XP Pro
> WiFi router Linksys WRT54GS flashed with DD-WRT firmware
> Both set to the same workgroup name
> Both can access the internet
> 
> All was working fine until all of a sudden.....
> Laptop can ping PC but PC cannot ping laptop either by name or IP address.
> 
> Switched off firewalls but problem remained
> Switched off ipv6 on laptop but again no joy
> 
> I have searched the web and followed many advises found but I just cannot 
> get the PC to see the laptop.
> 
> Any ideas that will help save my sanity folks?

Open up an administrator mode command prompt by right-clicking and
choosing Run as Administrator, or type cmd into the start menu search
box and then use Ctrl+Shift+Enter. Then enter the following command:

netsh firewall set icmpsetting 8 enable

Laptop should respond to ICMP pings from now.
-- 
M.   [Windows Desktop Experience MVP]
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https://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile/Michal.Kawecki
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7/25/2010 7:28:26 PM
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