Not able to access share on WIN NT domain through My network places.

SBS 2003 is the new domain. Old WIN NT 4 server is our old Domain. We are upgrading from a older DOS database to a windows database. Everything seems to be working fine,except after a reboot I cannot access the share on the NT domain through My network places; I can however access the share through \\192.168.x.x. After putting in the User and Password the share comes up. When I first setup the map to the share through My network places ( from an XP pro workstation on the SBS 2003 domain) the mapped drive came up with no problem. Since then after the reboot I cannot access the share through My network places only through \\192.168.x.x. Now it says user name not found, But it never even asks for a user, ( through My network places)  This has happen to two WS. Now I have put both user names and passwords on both domains OLD and NEW. Not sure what is going on..... Thanks. TonyD
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isaman07Commented:
This is a name resolution problem, meaning WINS. You must add the WINS server IP address of each domain on your NIC. If you have a DHCP server, then add the two WINS servers ip Addresses in the server oprions.
If you don't have lots of stations and don't have WINS servers, you can add the share servers ip addresses to the hosts file.

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Tony DAuthor Commented:
I tried to set WINS IP on the WS adapter and install the IP and host name in HOSTS. Also the NT server is running the NETbeui and IPX protocols. So after, I also installed these both on the WS one at a time and it still will not open through My network place but will with the \\192.168.x.x  ???
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isaman07Commented:
But what is your WINS server? Is it the same NT4 server? What is your workstation? Do you have client for microsoft networks and file and printer sharing installed on your adapter?
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Tony DAuthor Commented:
The WINS server on both the SBS 2003 and the NT4 server; I have the IP addresses on the WS adapter.
Yes MS network client and file sharing is enabled.  Other client shares on the NT4 domain I can access through My network places but Not on the server. I think the Trust Relationship between the SBS domain and the NT4 domain is not properly established, however I cannot seen to find the right applette to establish it.
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Tony DAuthor Commented:
I can ping 'NT4servername' but in the address bar I cannot \\NT4servername ; I can \\192.168.x.x still with no problem. Seems strange why I can ping the servername but cannot browse the servername. Could there be some corruption in the wins server database? What do you all think?
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isaman07Commented:
If you can ping the server by name, then your WINS is functioning correclty.
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Tony DAuthor Commented:
Still, however when I try to browse through My network places I get "Name cannot be found". but if I put \\192.168.x.x. it comes right up. I can ping the server name and the IP. The problem is When you map a drive first you choose a drive letter and then you have to browse to the name of the computer to set the map. I cannot get a program to work with out the map. It doesn't make sense to me either. Now the NT4 server is biasness critical; we are transitioning to the SBS 2003, I am reluctant to do any radical changes on the NT4 server. Still needing some help. Thanks. I still have not booted the NT4 server. I will try that next&.
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ocon827679Commented:
You said that you have WINS loaded on both the SBS2003 and the NT server.  Are these WINS databases configured to replicate with each other?  All of you NT stuff needs to point to the NT WINS server for WINS.  This includes the WINS server itself.  On the SBS side of the house, the same holds true.  

In the WINS manager (NT) or the WINS MMC (2003) set up push/pull replication between the 2 servers.  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/168509/en-us

Also, when dealing with NT and NetBIOS, if you need to use the local hosts file then you utilize the lmhosts file.  This is important when trying to establish a trust between the NT and W2K3 domains.  The lmhosts file may contain records that are pertinent to NetBIOS.  These records are not valid in "hosts"
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/889030/en-us

BTW, you did not need to add NetBEUI or IPX to the workstation.  TCP/IP is working correctly.
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Tony DAuthor Commented:
Thanks!!!
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