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DD-WRT and LAN Sharing Not Working

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Just recently purchased a buffalo router preloaded with ddwrt. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833162069

So I got everything working and all have had it for a few days now. Building my brother a new computer and will need to transfer a ton of stufff over to his computer, and would like to see the gigabit router working. Now when I go to network from my computer I can't seem to see other computers, as well as my android phone no longer sees other computers. Before it'd work perfectly with shared folders I'd just drag and drop over to another network device. Same goes for my phone I could take and send files to my computer via wifi. My phone said there was some error and now I no longer see other devices.

Is there a toggle or something I have to do in the router to be able to share as I was on the wrt54gs? I saw the samba thing but that looked like I had to set up a server in the router or something. My networking knowledge isn't the greatest but I can figure things out.
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Make sure you are in the 'Home' classification on each end and that Windows Firewall is allowing such traffic.

The LAN ports on a home router are simply an integrated basic switch.
They will not filter traffic based on policies.
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Well everything works perfectly before. Maybe windows reset it's settings due to a new router connection? I haven't checked on that yet I'll look at that.
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