Not able to to connect to the server

When I try to view the entire network and click on my server It takes a long time and then it ask me for a username password.  Why can I not user my domain user account, the only way I can connect if I use my domain user name and password
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Brett DanneyConnect With a Mentor IT ArchitectCommented:
The machine you are trying to connect to the server with, is it part of the domain?
vmaheenConnect With a Mentor Commented:
have to ask some question ..

"Domain or workgroup
"How many clients ?
"Static or DHCP ?
arkopoloAuthor Commented:
We have a DC on a windows server 2003 enterpise sp2, clients we only have 5 and dhcp...
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arkopoloAuthor Commented:
The computer that I have it does connect to the Domain ..
arkopoloAuthor Commented:
It's like I lose authentication and any one on the Domain I can not access to see the share folders only if I login again to the server and it asks me for a user name and password, I regain all access to all the shares and printers..?
arkopoloAuthor Commented:
I find when I have My network places->Entire Network->Microsoft Windows Network->Domain->Server

when I have the server opened and I can see all the shares some how it keeps me login to the server all the time? with out loseing connection
vmaheenConnect With a Mentor Commented:
very sorry for late reply.
i think ,if DNS not  confugured properly then couldnt be this kind of problem. I think DNS  run on AD domain controler. can you  try  with following steps.
* clinet DNS address should be configure to domain controler.
* next  try ping to domain name ex.   ping  if it not reply. then could be DNS configaration issue.
* if any firewall software install then first  disable all( client side and Domain controler side)  and try again.
* boot client PC  "safe mode with networking "  and try  to connect , same problem ?
* can you access other client and  server using ip address exampls  \\\
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