Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




107 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 3


Topic # 110664 13-Oct-2012 18:23 Send private message

I am on a wireless network using a Cisco E4200.  Homesharing is not working.  I have signed into both devices using the same itunes username and password, and homesharing appears briefly when i activate/deactivate, but then disappears as soon as I hit ok after setting up.

Any ideas why this is no longer working?  Im on Itunes 10.6.3,25 on both PCs.

Create new topic
1525 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 153

Trusted

  Reply # 700767 13-Oct-2012 21:50 Send private message

I had a previous router (Belkin Share) that didn't work well with the Bonjour networking protocol that most networked Apple software uses. As a result, features such as iTunes Home Sharing didn't work. It may be worthwhile investigating if your problem is due to a similar cause.

gzt

4842 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 296

Subscriber

  Reply # 700783 13-Oct-2012 22:23 Send private message

is bonjour service enabled in windows firewall?



107 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 701010 14-Oct-2012 15:45 Send private message

I updated to the latest version of itunes and it seems to have fixed it now. 

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Bad lower back.
Created by TimA, last reply by TimA on 29-Jan-2015 14:04 (73 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Am I going down? App for the fearful of flying.
Created by networkn, last reply by Sideface on 29-Jan-2015 23:07 (47 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


I have had enough of Vodafone Customer Service... which ISP is for me?
Created by andrewinwlg, last reply by michaelmurfy on 28-Jan-2015 20:10 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Police Speed Campaign - Summer 2014/2015
Created by nzkiwiman, last reply by blakamin on 29-Jan-2015 19:10 (143 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


New to VDSL and wondering if I can change where the modem connects in the house
Created by Valcor, last reply by quickymart on 29-Jan-2015 20:59 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


AdBlockers on Geekzone
Created by freitasm, last reply by wally22 on 29-Jan-2015 09:55 (69 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Spark customers get Lightbox free for 12 months
Created by freitasm, last reply by ARK on 27-Jan-2015 16:35 (137 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


Windows 10 News - 22 Jan
Created by Regs, last reply by joker97 on 29-Jan-2015 07:10 (131 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.