can ping only one way in a network

Posted on 2009-04-28
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
i could only ping from xp to w2k3 but not from w2k3 to xp.  they are all in the same vlan.
could someone explain this to me?  thanks.
Question by:eenewbie1
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    Assisted Solution

    by:Kamran Arshad

    Could you please paste the result of below command on both machines;

    C:\>ipconfig /all

    Also check if Windows Personal Firewall or any other firewall is 'ON' on both machines.

    Accepted Solution

    hello uetian1707,
    thanks for your help. i just checked xp and i noticed that file and printer sharing was not enabled (i thought i had it enabled a few weeks ago).  in any event, after i enabled it, i was able to ping both ways. thanks again.

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    the problem solved.

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