Essentially, the machine gets an IP address from my network, but cannot reach any websites, and no pings work at all, not even to localhost or All pings result in a "General

Feb 28, 2011 · Re: Unable to ping Windows 7 machine on LAN Update, I've removed the registry entry as it now works the same way with or without it it. just now I can't see the macbook in the network folder but I CAN access it by typing "\\macbook" into start menu run. Sep 14, 2011 · I've noticed on several occasions, in a few networks I connect to, that Windows 7 is preventing ping requests and connections to certain nodes. I'm looking for any advice.. The latest situation involves a small home network, nothing special.. that I am assisting a friend with. The problem is in connecting to an IP printer on that network. Oct 31, 2018 · Try to ping the IP address (not the name) of both the PC and the device you cannot connect to, from themselves. Try to ping the IP address (not the name) of both the PC and the device you cannot connect to, from a different PC, preferably in a different location (different floor, office…). Method of Allowing Ping through the Firewall in Windows 10. For allowing ping from the Firewall in Windows 10, you need to proceed as follows: Type control panel in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search result to launch a new control panel window. The newly opened Control Panel window is shown in the following image: Click Mar 16, 2020 · ping -a After running this command, you could see the computer name in Ping results. Solution 2: Flush and Reset a client resolver cache and Renew DNS client registration Just going off your question topic, I had the same issue. I could not ping W7 machines, but XP machines would reply no problem. The problem was that W7's firewall blocks ping requests by default. There needs to be a firewall allowance for echo requests: Add the following to the Windows firewall Inbound Rules:

Can Ping by IP Address but not by Computer Name

I was doing some troubleshooting and needed to turn off the Windows Firewall on a Windows 7 Pro system. Rather than disabling it from within the Firewall GUI I went to the Services and turned off the Windows Firewall service. To my surprise I was not able to ping this system until I turned the Firewall service back on. Is this normal?

This problem is at a lower level, i. e. the Windows 7 workstation cannot ping the printer device. The workstation can browse to the router (Netgear genie) and see the printer and workstation as attached devices, both with their expected IP address. Even with this, the workstation cannot ping the printer.

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