How can I tell if Fing is blocking my IP camera from displaying on my computer?

smkcpa
smkcpa Member Posts: 6
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I have 8 Foscam cameras on my network - after my last windows update, 2 of the cameras no longer show up when I run the IP Camera equipment search tool.
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  • Bryce
    Bryce Member Posts: 20
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    You can prove the fingbox is not the culprit by just turning it off, then it can't be doing any blocking.  If the cameras are still not going then it is something else.
    Pooh

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  • VioletChepil
    VioletChepil London, UKMember Posts: 2,471
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    Hi there. Fing app does not block any devices. Are you using a Fingbox by chance? 
    Do you have a mesh network or more than 1 access point? If so, have they been merged in your Fing app?
    To merge an access point:
    - connect to the access point - run a Fing scan while logged in. This will teach the app those access points are part of your network. 
    Let me know any more details you can share. 

    Community Manager at Fing

  • smkcpa
    smkcpa Member Posts: 6
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    Yes, I am using a FingBox - the cameras were working fine, until the last Windows update.
    I have unplugged them, and then plugged them back in, but they still do not show up on my network.
    The Fing App history screen shows them offline since Aug 20th.
  • VioletChepil
    VioletChepil London, UKMember Posts: 2,471
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    I guess you can check the restricted devices and see if they are by chance in there?
    Is your app set to automatically block new devices? 

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  • VioletChepil
    VioletChepil London, UKMember Posts: 2,471
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    Just moving this thread over to the Fingbox category! 

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  • smkcpa
    smkcpa Member Posts: 6
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    It is not set up to automatically block new devices - I get an alert if a new device connects, and it gives me the opportunity to block it.
    I have not received any alerts on these 2 cameras.
  • smkcpa
    smkcpa Member Posts: 6
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    Thanks, I never thought of that!!