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GNS3 Router Unable to Ping PC

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Hello Experts

For some weird reason I can't ping my PC's loopback interface from any GNS3 lab router but I can ping the router's interface from my loopback interface.

Can someone please shed some light on any reason why that is?

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Carlton
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Hello Experts

It was suggested that I disable Windows Firewall. However, when I attempt to disable Windows Firewall I get the the error message 'Windows Firewall ...... Error Code' Please see attachment
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I need more clarification on this.

loopback addresses work differently on routers and computers.

Loopbacks on PCs are designed as local hosts and are not  routable.

Please paste a network diagram with ip configuration so I can understand your setup better
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Cheeers
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You're welcome
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