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Windows 10 - enable ping in Widnwos Defender
« on: January 13, 2020, 01:28:28 AM »
By default, Wndows 10 wont allow exteral ping. If you try to ping a Windows 10 compuer IP address, it will give time out error. Check out this for setting that allow external ping:

Search for Windows Firewall, and click to open it.
For help navigating, see Get around in Windows.
Click Advanced Settings on the left.
From the left pane of the resulting window, click Inbound Rules.
In the right pane, find the rules titled File and Printer Sharing (Echo Request - ICMPv4-In).
Right-click each rule and choose Enable Rule.