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Computers on home network can't see each other

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I have a laptop running Win8 and a desktop running Win7 Pro. I'm trying to set up RDC between the two and have found that neither computer can find the other on the network (Linksys wireless). Both are connected to the router, but neither can ping the other either by name or by IP address. Any suggestions?
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Haresh Nikumbh earned 2000 total points
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have you tried to ping after disabling Firewall on both machine?
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After some fiddling i can now ping laptop to desktop with desktop firewall on or off; i can ping desktop to laptop only with laptop firewall off. I have allow RDC enabled on the laptop and the desktop
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I finally got it working. Thanks
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Good to know its working
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