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comment Chromecast UK will not connect with Windows 7 laptop
@MikeNaylor I cannot really turn off the Firewall in this laptop, since it's also my work laptop and I don't have admin access to turn the firewall off. I tried changing the network type to "work", and still no luck connecting. I also tried setting my Chromecast in a different wireless network to the one at home, and I was successful with my phone, but unsuccessful with my laptop.
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comment Chromecast UK will not connect with Windows 7 laptop
@MikeNaylor any ideas where to switch things off with regards to firewall settings? Also, how to switch to 'work' network?
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comment Chromecast UK will not connect with Windows 7 laptop
It seems changing to Channel 11 was necessary, but what really made the trick was to use my Android phone to set it up first time around. Now the problem is that my Windows 7 laptop will not connect to it.
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comment Chromecast UK will not connect with Windows 7 laptop
I tried disabling wireless security, which is the only item in the list I can modify even with the "Advanced Settings" for the BTHub3: no difference, still unable to connect the Chromecast.
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comment Chromecast UK will not connect with Windows 7 laptop
I can't believe nobody has found a solution for this. Someone else in the UK must have the same problem...
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comment Chromecast UK will not connect with Windows 7 laptop
@allquixotic the device that I plug the Chromecast to is a "dumb" monitor. I then try to set up the Chromecast via the wireless at home, which is a BT HomeHub 3 router.
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