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While connection as an administrator, if I try

C:\>net view \\kampot
Shared resources at \\kampot

Share name   Type         Used as  Comment

------------------------------------------------------------
DISKC        Disk
HPLaserJ     Print                 HP LaserJet 6P
The command completed successfully.


c:\>net use i: \\kampot\diskc
System error 53 has occurred.

The network path was not found.

(I have granted all permission to the diskc share name)

I remember, long time ago with previous version of NT, this was working and
should still work.

I have NT 4 SP3, standalone computer (no serveur, workgroup is workgroup)
netbeui and tcpip protocol loaded. RAS is configured through ISDN but not started
When I browse through explorer, I did not see my own computer in the workgroup

if I start RAS, I get the following error :

c:\>net use i: \\kampot\diskc
System error 1214 has occurred.

The format of the specified network name is invalid.

strange no?
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Are you trying to mount the entire drive C?

If so, the following will work:

net use i: \\kampot\c$

Substitute different letters depending on the drive you want to connect.

--Rommel.

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by:nissakid
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The problem is solved but I did not find a way to poste it here.
The problem was a little more complex :

in the network, the netbeui was defined and is started. That is why the NT computer is responding to the request.

But, the binding section was corrupted , the netbeui has disappears. I dont know why.
The solution was to delete all the configuration, restart the computer and them, redefine every piece of the network, tcpip & netbeui.

Delete everything is necessary,  because just deleting netbeui and redefining it is not enough.

Also, this will work ONLY if you re-appy the NT service pack
that was installed before.
Else, NT , at startup will report error message not related to the problem.

Again, the problem has been solved
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