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I have an app which needs to receive a message back from the server. With the firewall on, I do not get the message back. If I turn off the firewall I get the request back.

I have added some rules and I have opened port 7 in the firewall but the problem is still there.

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If I turn off the firewall I get the request back. If I turn it on I don't receive the request back –  Katherine99 Jul 30 '13 at 10:56
    
I updated your question to make it clearer, rollback if you don't like it. –  Dave Jul 30 '13 at 10:59
    
The fault is probably with the server (not sending the message out) but you've not provided any detail! What server is this? –  Dave Jul 30 '13 at 11:00
    
What kind of server/firewall is this? –  Pretzel Jul 30 '13 at 13:11
    
The server is my own laptop and the firewall is Windows 7 default firewall. The thing is that the devices can reach the server if the firewall is disabled, but I turn it on, the devices cannot reach it. –  Katherine99 Aug 1 '13 at 8:03

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