troubleshooting Question

Help with Home Networked Computer

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MshineFlag for United States of America asked on
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Hello.. here's my problem.

I have a workgroup setup at my house connected to a Belkin Wired network..

Id say over the past month one of my WinXP pro machines has been dropping off the
network (for lack of a better description). Here is what happens.

The other three computers can see each other, share files, RDP etc.. but none of them
can see the fourth machine. When I go to network places all of the Network places saved
for this forth machine are displaying as unavailable. YET when I go to this forth machine
it can see and communicate with all of the other machines just fine??

I can reslove the issue by going into Network Places, and running the "Setup a Home or Small
Network" wizard.. After running this, things are fine for a while and then it just drops off
again.

I have scanned this machine completely for Spyware and Virus and everything is Kosher, I
also have active Antivirus, and the machines is operating fine otherwise. I also check the running
services and all of the Networking services seems to be functioning correctly.

Any ideas or directions you can point me too?
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