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Cannot Map Drive Using Machine Name But I can Map Drive Using The IP

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Hi I am using VMware Workstation 5.5.3. I am not on a domain but have a workgroup type network.

I need to be able to map to a computer on my network using its machine name. However the VMware Workstation environment cannot find the computer if I try to map to it using its machine name; I can map to it using its IP address. Unfortunately due to the licensing software I am using I need to be able to map using the machine name only.

Also I can map to the computer using the machine name if I'm in a non VMware Workstation environment.

How can I configure the VMware Workstation to be able to identify computers on the network by their name?

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