When you running Homestead SiteBuilder to create a website or to publish files to Homestead servers, some of software or programs of your computer may cause problems. ( If you want to sign up Homestead and download SiteBuilder, Click Here )
Anti Virus software
Like Norton Anti-Virus, McAfee Virus Scan and others, these programs can interpret the automatic update feature as unauthorized access and prevent communication between your copy of SiteBuilder and Homestead servers.
Solution: Change the setting of your anti-virus programs when you using SiteBuilder. You can put SiteBuilder into non-scanning list or disable the anti-virus software. Please see the help files of your anti-virus software for instructions on making these changes.
Like Norton Personal Firewall, McAfee Personal Firewall BlackICE Defender and others, these programs can interpret the automatic update feature and communications between SiteBuilder and Homestead servers as unauthorized access/requests and block communication.
Solution: Permit SiteBuilder full access through your firewall or disable firewall programs while using SiteBuilder. Please see the help files of your firewall software for instructions on making these changes.
Ad-killing software or services
Like Ads OFF, PopOFF or others, these programs can interfere with the updating of SiteBuilder and publishing of files as they use a proxy server connection.
Solution: Disable any such programs when using SiteBuilder.
This software is known to cause a run-time error when accessing SiteBuilder’s Elements or features that require a connection to Homestead servers.
Solution: Uninstall Netzip Download Demon (Start -> Program Files -> Netzip Download Demon -> Uninstall Download Demon) or, if you do not want to uninstall it, run the program "Start -> Program Files -> Netzip Download Demon -> Disable Browser Integration
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