Problem Browsing network

Posted on 2004-10-15
Last Modified: 2011-09-20
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
Question by:eric55
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lrmoore earned 500 total points
ID: 12320693
DNS / WINS issues

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Expert Comment

ID: 12320855
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!

Expert Comment

ID: 12321128
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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Expert Comment

ID: 12321523
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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ID: 12708539
No. . . not cheating.  Just giving you a hard time.  Grats on the points!

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