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Homesharing works on one PC but not the other

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I have one PC that homesharing works without any issues.


On the other, will not work. Both PC are on the same network and file sharing work like a champ. Move files between both pc's without any issues.


I have tried to logout of hs and re login, all signed with the same username.

I have tried to  disable fw

enable the correct ports:

5. Check Firewall Settings

If you have a firewall enabled in your router or computer, make sure that the firewall is not blocking communication between your computers. Home Sharing uses TCP port 3689 and UDP port 5353 to communicate with shared iTunes libraries.

In addition, Apple TV and Mac computers will use port 123 to set the time automatically. Incorrect date and time on either the computer or Apple TV can cause errors for Home Sharing and connections in general.

If you are unsure whether your router has a firewall or the required ports open, test additional devices or another network to help isolate the issue. If the devices tested work on another home network, it is your router or network configuration.

For Mac OS X, you don't have to edit the port addresses, but make sure the firewall in Apple () menu > System Preferences > Security > Firewall are not set to:


Not sure what else i can do or what i am missing.

I am using my iphone 5 to verifiy that hs is working.

On same wifi network as both PC, one PC will show the other will not.

Running win 7 on both

iPhone 5, iOS 6.0.2


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