Re: ping test failed
Date: 10/24/05

Date: 23 Oct 2005 18:33:22 -0700

CSimmons29 wrote
> I have Windows XP firewall running
> A ping test at Shields UP gave me the following message:
> "Ping Reply: RECEIVED (FAILED) - Your system REPLIED to our Ping (ICMP Echo)
> I do not see how to configure the Windows firewall to prevent this.
> Any help would be appreciated.

Don't worry about it. The advice given by "Shields UP" is faulty.

The whole hoopla over ping and "stealthed" ports is meaningless.