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Can't view videos from my computer anymore

by JasmyneD / February 17, 2013 6:17 AM PST

Hi,

I use to be able to connect wirelessly to my labtop and view videos on my hard drive. i just switch to fiber optics and now, I can connect wirelessly but all video file formats are me the error "File Format not supported".

I logged on to my modem but did not see anything that would give the error.

Can anyone give help me?

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Sorry no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 17, 2013 6:23 AM PST
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Thanks! that did it for me!
by JasmyneD / February 17, 2013 6:46 AM PST
In reply to: Sorry no.

Thanks! that did it for me!

I turned off the firewall and now it works. Dont like having my firewall off though. Will read your post on firewalls in depth. Is there a mention on how to create an exception on a firewall?

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The firewall is a cake.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 17, 2013 7:06 AM PST

The cake is a lie. Sorry but all routers with NAT have a natural firewall but as you are selling these to consumers you can get a few more sales by adding another firewall that blocks communication inside your LAN.

So by design you had a firewall from the WAN to LAN and the extra firewall between the PCs on the LAN is for what reason?

Nod to Portal. The cake is a lie.
Bob

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