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cannot ping windows 7 64bit pc

Posted on 2012-04-12
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Hi,

i just configured a windows 7 64bit pc on the domain. this is my first 64bit pc, im trying to ping it and there is no reply.

also i cant ping it from a server or other computers.

the computer can access the network, internet and ping the domains.

i do have other windows 7 pc's but they are all 32bit's.

please shine some light if possible.
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Question by:AquaJ9
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1. disable firewall on this machine.
2. disable IPv6 and check.

are you pinging with ip or name... can you try to ping by ip of the machine..
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That is not related to 64 or 32bit OS at all. Check if the Windows Firewall allows incoming pings (ICMP); for testing purposes, switch it off (do not stop the service!) to see if it is the culprit.
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by:FastSi
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Does the hostname resolve on the network?

Also just a note if you do disable IPv6 make sure you reboot as it can and does kill the IPv4 network when disabled without reboot.
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by:Carlisle_Agent
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Checked the NAT settings on the firewall?
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by:AquaJ9
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Excellent guys. I thought I did disable the firewall but i guess i didnt. As soon as I disabled it ping came on. Thanks ALL
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