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Malky
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Trusting computers in a home network.

Another question for the techie guys.

I have 3 computers at home, hard wired, to a Netgear Router, rather than wireless, in a home network. I can trust 2 of them, numbers "two" and "three" but with the third one, number "one", I can not do anything with regards to trust, as the McAfee message states "Trust invitation not sent. "One" is connected to more than one network, and this network is not his preferred network".

Is the software reading the router as a PC, and refusing to "Trust" PC number "one" as a result of this, as the result of reading the connection between number "one" and the router as a seperate network?

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Malky

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Re: Trusting computers in a home network.

Please ignore. Virtual Technician after several runs finally found that there was a missing file in the McAfee firewall.

Regards

Malky

Message was edited by: Malky on 18/02/10 10:43:16 CST

Re: Trusting computers in a home network.

Duly ignored

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Re: Trusting computers in a home network.

Well, I thought that this was the problem. Afraid not. Must be the configuration of the software.

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Malky

Re: Trusting computers in a home network.

As far as I know you can either Trust The Network or not, as far as individual machines go you can only mark them as Friend or Intruder.

Best contact Technical Support Chat via Useful Links above.

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Re: Trusting computers in a home network.

The user has to "Trust" each individual PC on the home network. This is done by an individual password method, and a response time limit of 20 minutes to each and every machine.

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Malky

Re: Trusting computers in a home network.

Sorry, I was only going by what I see in my network section of Total Protection 2010.

I don't have networked machines so I should have shut up...sorry about that!

If there's a bug that is stopping it from working properly I recommend going to Technical Support Chat via the Useful Links above.

Message was edited by: Ex_Brit on 19/02/10 11:53:28 EST AM
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Re: Trusting computers in a home network.

It turns up that when I registered my 2010 version, McAfee registered 4 computers in the home network instead of 3. One had been registered twice. I had to remove all trace of McAfee products, by using and including the Network and product removal tools.  Then I re-installed 2010 and "Trusted" each in turn. It now is as it should be.

So this should be the end of the "Trust" problem, I hope!!

Regards

Malky.

Re: Trusting computers in a home network.

LOL, ah well, at least it's now fixed...we hope.  Good luck.

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Cheers Peter.

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