# Re: [Condor-users] Problem with Windows XP workers

• Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2004 11:47:41 -0600
• From: Colin Stolley <stolley@xxxxxxxxxxx>
• Subject: Re: [Condor-users] Problem with Windows XP workers

George,

My guess is that the windows firewall is blocking your starter's command port. v6.7.2 was released just before all of the XP SP2 windows firewall issues had been dealt with, and as a result, it's missing a key exception. The startd actually needs the exception, since it is the process that binds the command port for the starter.

6.7.3 (due out very soon) should solve these issues.

In the mean time, you can also add the missing exception to your firewall manually, like so: