Share a Printer Files and Folders Over a Wired or Wireless Network Through a Firewall

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share printer files and folders on network Share a Printer Files and Folders Over a Wired or Wireless Network Through a Firewall

On my home network I have a Cisco Linksys Simultaneous Dual-N Band Wireless Router that has a built-in firewall, and I run McAfee Security Center that also includes a firewall for each machine it is installed on. I tried sharing files and folders, and printers, between a wired PC and a wireless PC, but was denied. It makes no difference on a network if the PCs are wired or wireless, because they all look the same on the network, and use the same protocols.

Since I could see the other PC on the network, but I could not see any printers, or shared files and folders, I suspected the McAfee firewall was blocking the ports needed to share.

Let’s setup sharing between these computers.

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Short Link - http://ngurl.me/3o Posted on October 17, 2009 at 3:43 pm (PST)
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