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Ping general failure because of Norton firewall

Postby chicagotech » Thu Aug 28, 2008 8:02 am

Thank you for the tip.

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> I recently experienced a ping "General failure" whenever I tried to ping
> my own wireless interface on Vista. This happened despite having
> connection to the Internet and I could still ping the loopback
> interface.
>
> Having read some of the posts here, I solved the problem by disabling
> Norton firewall that came with the PC- I disable it permanently knowing
> that Vista provides its own firewall. Problem solved!
>
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