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Error messgae when trying to push AV Software to Windows 2000 clients

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Hi,

I am trying to push Symantec Anti Virus software version 10 to a number of different machines on our network. I have managed to push to some of the machines but I have got some error messages when a majority of them.
I have ensure that the File and Print has been allowed via the XP 2 firewall, They are all running the latest patches and Windows xp,  
Below is a copy of some of the error message that I get when I scan for machines that don't have AV installed
Machine Name Login error: No network provider accepted the given network path. (1203) (IP)-X.X.X.X (Obviously X is the IP Address of the workstations).
Some of these machines did have Norton software installed in the past, I have uninstalled Norton on some of these via the application nonav, and they still get this error message.
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Could be simple file sharing is turned on.

You can check that easily enough via explorer > tools > folder options > View > uncheck "use simple file sharing"

Cheers

Steve
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Hi Steve,

Thanks for this. I will be on site later on today. I will check and let you know.

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Hi Steve,

That seems to have worked on some of the machiens but not all of them any other ideas?
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Hi,

The most common issue is simple file sharing or the XP firewall.

If you can connect to the admin share on the machine \\IPADDRESS\c$ and this is a good test.

Then you should be fine. It could be not all of the machines your are connecting to have the same administrator password??

Cheers

Steve
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