I’m not sure what an NT firewall is but if it allows you to add IP addresses as “local” networks and then they should be “trusted” and you should be able to access the services. If that’s the case then add the IP addresses of Milwaukee and Area51 to your local area network IP list.
I do believe Windows XP has a built in firewall? Is this the OS your using? If so I don’t even have a good guess as to what to do then… lol
I’m running Win2K (NT5) and have not seen any reference for firewalls to use.
To sum things up, a firewall does affect your outgoing/incoming connections. If your having problems connecting it could very well be the reason.
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