With the advent of wireless technology, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the most preferred method of connection. With a Linksys router one can connect multiple PCs on a single network. Sometimes, however, it may happen that users get in a situation where they are unable to ping other PCs on a network. They would be get a time out error. To correct this issue of time out error one has to check the IMCP settings. For this, one has to access 'Run' from the start menu and input a custom command for firewall settings and change the relevant settings.
I've connected several computers to my Linksys router. I cannot ping between them. Request timed out. Therefore, I cannot share files and the printer.
When I do ipconfig I see their IP addresses but cannot ping them.
PC 1 : 192.168.1.100
PC 2: 192.168.1.101
Check the ICMP settings of Windows.
Start > Run > firewall.cpl >Advanced > Click "Settings" under ICMP
The only option that should be checked is "Allow incoming echo request",