I can network from my home (windows 8) computer and connect remotely to my office (windows XP) just fine. However when I try it the other way around it just wont connect and tells me to contact the other PCs administrator (ie me!)
I am cant see any settings that would prevent this either in my router or windows 8 - but no further explanation is given. I unticked the box about network secure PCs as this only works for Windows 7/Vista
I have checked windows firewall and have looked at my router - my old router had somewhere to setup trusting for particular IP addresses but the Belkin router I have now doesnt seem to have this. I have tried it withe the firewall off - still no joy
It is I presume my computers actual IP address rather than the main router address that I need to type in (certainly it is when I connect the other way around.
Looking for ideas I can try next