The first important step is to check if you have the latest security updates and patches available for your Windows operating system.To get the security updates automatically, go to Control Panel and check if your automatic updating is turned on or follow the steps below: After the initial installation of available updates for your Windows operating system, keep the automatic update turned on in order to download and install the important updates that can help protect your computer against new viruses and security threats.
It is a very important step to install the latest security and stability fixes for your operating system, since cybercriminals always try to benefit from these security holes.
Many people use personal firewall software like Mc Afree, Norton or Windows Firewall to block unwanted viruses.
Hopefully that will work, and you won’t even need to read the rest of this article.
Of course, with software being as complex as it is, I don’t expect this to work in 100% of all cases.
Since these programs work by blocking unknown applications from being downloaded onto your computer, it's possible that your firewall software is blocking the download of Go To Meeting.
To solve this, you can try manually enabling Go To Meeting to join sessions by opening your security software and accessing its firewall settings.
By default, Windows Firewall disables all incoming traffic to your computer, including ICMP traffic, which consists of pings.
Just like all other firewall's you can specify which services/ports you would like to have open so that other computers can connect to yours.
This will allow you to open up ports for services like web servers, mail servers, game servers, etc.
Windows Firewall comes configured with basic services that you can enable to be opened, and you also have the ability to add other rules for incoming traffic that are not already configured. If you see a selection similar to Figure 1, click on Switch to Classic View option which is indicated by the red arrow in the figure below.
If you wish to disable the firewall, simply select the Off (not recommended) option.