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Need Help Updating PIX IOS

I am trying to update the IOS of a Cisco 515e PIX. I set up an isolated connection from the network for the off chance it might cause some kind of interference. I keep getting an error like this:
"tftp: Timed out attempting to connect"

I also noticed that from the PC I can ping the PIX but from the PIX I cannot ping the PC if that makes sense.

 I am using a PC using XP to connect through it using HyperTerminal. I am also using SolarWinds as my TFTP server on the same computer. Here is the Step by step procedure I did:
1. Set up both systems isolated from the network.
2. Connected the PC to the pix with a console cable to the serial port and console port.
3. Connected the PC to the PIX with a straight Through cable using the ethernet1 port.
4. Gave the PIX and PC a 192.168.16.1 and 192.168.16.2 IP address respectively.
5. Installed the TFTP server and moved the pixxxx.bin file to the root folder of the tftp server.
6. Ran the TFTP server, and made sure the main folder was the correct one.
7. Using HyperTerminal I ran the "copy tftp flash" command

And thats when I get the error. Any Ideas?
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mlopresti
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rauenpcCommented:
I would look at your windows firewall(s). For the purposes of the transfer, it might be easiest to just disable all firewalls and then try the transfer again.
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Cyclops3590Commented:
if you're connecting the pc directly to the pix, you'll need a crossover cable instead of a straightthru.  are the lights even on?  with a straight thru it shouldn't be
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mloprestiAuthor Commented:
Sorry it took so long, yes the lights turn on with a straight through, but I also tried with a cross over cable and the error still continues to be the same...
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mloprestiAuthor Commented:
Got some support from Cisco, turns out all I needed to do was run the TFTP server from a separate system and it worked!!!!!
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Cyclops3590Commented:
what do you mean "separate system"?
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mloprestiAuthor Commented:
I ran the TFTP server from a laptop that I connected to the PIX via ethernet. So I had my PC, the PIX and a laptop connected.
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mloprestiAuthor Commented:
Got help from a Cisco engineer
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