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One Computer on the network is missing in Explorer's "My netwrok places"

Hi,
I have some computers, and a network based harddisk, in a local network behind a router.
For several months all has been fine.

Now, a server running Windows 2003 R2 (64 bit) suddenly is hiding.
It is not possible to see it anymore in:
My Network places
  Entire Network
    Microsoft Windows Network
      Workgroup

I can ping it, no problem, and it is running fine and hosting web sites, no prob.
The only thing I can remember having done is to change the admin password on the computer that now is hiding, but how can that cause it to vanish from other computer's network list?

Is there a check list I could run through, to track down the cause?

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Jay_Jay70Commented:
Hi IngvarNilsen,

first check that netbios is enabled on the server itself - under advanced tcpip properties under the wins TAB - you may need to reboot

Cheers!
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IngvarNilsenAuthor Commented:
Woohooo :-))))))

Have no idea why this was switched off, cannot remember having touched it at all..?
Nevertheless, it worked!

Thanks a lot!

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Jay_Jay70Commented:
no worries :)
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IngvarNilsenAuthor Commented:
And, BTW, I had to reboot as you said.

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