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MacBook and PC can't ping each other?

Last Modified: 2014-08-11
So, this is odd... I have a windows laptop and a macbook that are on the same wireless router.  They should be able to ping each other, right?  I look at the network properties and both can ping the same "default gateway" but don't get a response when I try to ping the other from either one.

I look at the routing table on my wireless router and confirm that both are connected at the expected IP addresses.

I checked that the firewall is turned off on the MacBook, but don't know what else to check.  Anything else I should check?

Ultimately I'm trying to establish a TCP connection between the two, but I figure if I can't ping then I probably won't be able to do that either.

Thanks for any thoughts.
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