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Can’t ping or remote desktop?

I've setup a win7 laptop and joined a company domain, I'm unable to ping or remote into the machine.

I've tried removing it from the domain and I still have the same problem...

Could someone provide me with some troubleshooting tips please?

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IP address? Windows Firewall? Etc., etc. Can you give us some details on the configuration and what happens or what messages you get when trying to ping or connect to it? –  joeqwerty Nov 28 '12 at 16:19
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Why did you post this question a second time under a new username? I already answered your old one. –  MDMarra Nov 28 '12 at 16:25
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marked as duplicate by MDMarra, HopelessN00b Genius of network, Chris S Nov 28 '12 at 16:26

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You need to enable ICMP (or file sharing) and remote desktop from within the Windows 7 firewall. Also, since you are joining a domain, this may be controlled by group policy.

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