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How to configure security software to allow a computer to function as a DLNA server.

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Internet security or firewall software may have to be configured for a computer to work as a DLNA server. The following software has been tested using the default installation without any changes. The required configuration for each application is listed below:

NOTE:  If you customized your security settings, additional configuration may be required. Consult the help files or contact the manufacturer of the software for more information.

  • Norton™ Internet Security 2011 and 2010: No configuration required.
  • Trend Micro™ Titanium™ Maximum Security 2011: No configuration required.
  • Trend Micro Internet Security 2010: No configuration required.
  • Kaspersky® Internet Security 2010 and 2011:

    1. Click the Start button and then click All Programs.
    2. In the All Programs menu, click the Kaspersky Internet Security folder and then click Kaspersky Internet Security.
    3. In the Kaspersky Internet Security window, click Settings. Image
    4. In the Settings window, in the left-pane, click Firewall.
    5. In the right-pane, click the Settings... button.
    6. In the Firewall window, click the Networks tab.
    7. On the Networks tab, click to select your network and then click Edit.
    8. In the Network connection window, next to Status:, click the down-arrow and then click Trusted network.
    9. Click the OK button.
    10. In the Firewall window, click the OK button.
    11. In the Settings window, click the OK button.