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Problem Browsing network

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i have a windows 2000 domain all the computer log on fine but when it comes to browsing the network it says network is unaccesable contact your administrator etc..
i unplugged the switches and pluged back in. what else can it be there are no firewalls on the pc's and no virus's or adware
thanks you
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DNS / WINS issues


Troubleshooting the Microsoft Computer Browser Service
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb%3ben-us%3b134304
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;188305

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;136712
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;102878

WINS:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=185786
http://www.microsoft.com/ntserver/techresources/commnet/WINS/WINSwp98/WINS02-12.asp

Problems with workgroup networking in XP:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q308007


Problems seeing workgroups when connected to a router:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q315978

How to Write an LMHOSTS File for Domain Validation and Other Name Resolution Issues
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q180/0/94.ASP 


WIN2K
Windows 2000 server with Active Directory does'nt use NETBIOS for name resolution.

Windows 2000 DNS - Diagnosing Name Resolution Problems
http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/reskit/en-us/cnet/cncf_imp_zvri.asp
FQDN = Fully Qualified Domain Name

Windows 2000 DNS - Solving other common DNS problems
http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/reskit/en-us/cnet/cncf_imp_ibxf.asp

Ping Utility Takes a Long Time to Return Results with NetBIOS Name
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;267963

NetBIOS over TCP/IP Name Resolution and WINS
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;119493

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by:napoleon41
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lrmoore, you must have that info in a file or something.  LOL.  I've seen you post the exact same things in that order before.  

Cheater.  ha!
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by:ccceqo2
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You know you could log in even if the server and or entire network had been stolen / blown up. This is because the users name and password is cached on the local machine.
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napoleon41,
As a matter of fact, I do have a file with all sorts of information that I have compiled over time. Quite easy to cut/paste in when I need it...

Not cheating....   <8-}

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No. . . not cheating.  Just giving you a hard time.  Grats on the points!
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