File transfer in messenger

  Daveym 11:58 20 Jan 2003
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  Daveym 11:58 20 Jan 2003

I have Win XP Pro and when using the messenger service I can receive files but not send them. I get a messeage saying file transfer may be blocked, consult your ISP or administator. I am the administrator. Can anyone help please

  Â ÑÌÇKÑÂMË 12:02 20 Jan 2003

Has the person you sending to got a firewall ? i find that these can block file transfers ,also you could try lowering your down a bit.

Regards

  Daveym 12:06 20 Jan 2003

I will check and see.

  Daveym 12:10 20 Jan 2003

I will check and see.

  gavbloke 12:35 20 Jan 2003

I eventually worked out that the problem was not the other persons firewall, but mine I could only send files when I disabled the firewall on my PC, but for some strange reason I could recieve them.

  cheapskate2k 13:38 20 Jan 2003

Well its nice to know people have access to your pc to send you virus's through MSN, but you cant do the same back!

  bvw in bristol 13:52 20 Jan 2003

Firewalls can prevent unwanted access to your PC but do not scan or screen for viruses.

  gazmania 23:54 06 Jun 2003

I searched MSKB, MSN Help, Messenger help. Nothing except some drool about changing proxy ports & advising others to do the same. After 30 minutes of time wasting, I log into this forum & find the answer in one minute. Thanks chaps.

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