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exbrit
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Message 11 of 12

Re: disable McAfee firewall and enable windows firewall

Thanks for posting.  An old thread but still relevant.

togo1919
Former Member
Message 12 of 12

Re: disable McAfee firewall and enable windows firewall

I was having success in connecting to my home laptop from my Apple TV using Home Sharing only when I disabled McAfee Firewall on my laptop.

I ran a sniffer test during a successful Home Sharing session with the Firewall off.

I was indeed seeing TCP 3689 and UDP 5353 used for communication, as expected and shared in many forums.

I found something I did not expect.  The Apple TV was sending ICMP within a UDP datagram.

I enabled ICMP ping requests in the Smart Advice and Advanced Settings tab on the McAfee Firewall.

I then did the following:

1. Restarted my Apple TV.

2. Rebooted my Computer

3. Launched iTunes

I am now able to reach my home laptop successfully with iTunes Home Sharing.

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