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Windows Firell/ICS

By emoneys391
Jan 30, 2008
  1. I want to connect my xbox 360 to my computer, but it keeps saying that the ports cannot be opened. ive tried numerous times to open up my windows firewall but i keep getting an error stating "The dependency service does not exist or has been marked for deletion" Can somebody please help me?
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,342   +622

    Windows FW has dependencies:
    1. Network Connections
    2. Windows Management Instrumentation
    3. and both require Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
    use cp->Admin Tools->Services and make sure ALL are running.

    Once your FW starts, you can allow the ports required
     
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