First of all, sorry for my English, lol.
I have this huge problem with a workgroup, here’s a small background story.
A friend of mine ask me to check the configuration of a workgroup that was configured on his Office( a non profitable organization for youth, specialized in several things and if I solve the problem LAN parties).
Here is a pic of how is the workgroup distributed http://bene_alves.tripod.com/pc.jpg
If they tried to log from one pc linked to the right switch they used to get the message:” \\xxx is not accessible. you may not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permission.”, but the pc linked on the left switch(the one with a pc with ISC) could log normally to any pc link to same switch.
After, some search I king solve the problem:
• Create user and pass for the pc on the right switch
• Turned On NetBIOS over TCP/IP
• Add for folders for sharing.
• And check if the computer service was active.´
It kind solve the problem, Now the pc linked to the right swicht can log the the pcs on the left switch and vice versa and they all have Internet connection. But if I try to log from one of the pcs on the right switch to other on same switch I still get the message: :” \\xxx is not accessible. you may not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permission.” . And if I try to ping I don’t get any reply.
And sometimes something weird happens, I’m able to log sometimes for a 1 minute or so but then I lose connection.
Does anyone how why I only get connection for 1 min or so?and how to fix the problem?
I hope you understand what I wanted to ask.
OS in all Pcs: WinXP
No firewall active