Firewall fails ping test from shields up (

Posted on 2007-08-10
Last Modified: 2013-12-19
I have two PCs

one XP SP2 desktop running NIS 2005
one laptop running vista and norton 360.

Since installing a belkin router (wirelss g modem/router) to replace the thompson speedtouch I fail the shields up ping test from gibson research corp. - (NB router firewall is on).

Should I be worried?


Question by:Louverril
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    In a word, No. The test will be scanning the IP of your router, not your native IP.

    If you're in the mood, you could plug direct into a modem and check, but this is pretty pointless to be honest...

    Hope this reassures,


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