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unable to transfer file from vista to windows 2000 server

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Unable to upload files to windows 2000 server.   I'm able to download files for different sizes for the windows server.  this is a laptop that in not joined to the domain.  This is pointing more to my windows 2000 server as I can reproduce the error  with a second windows vista machine.  An sugest on what might need to change on the server would be greatly appreciated.

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Derek
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by:Andres Perales
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have you turned off the firewall in vista just to make sure that is not the cause for the problem.
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Yes, I did.  With firewall on or off I could download files of different sizes.  But for upload to the windows 2000 Server there is a limit.  I was able to upload a 55kb file but was not able to update a 84kb file and up.  I will try to find the size limit that is forcing the copy to time out and give me a network error:  There is a problem accessing (the file path).

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Problem resolved after hardware upgrade to switches.  I have had a problem since I switched to a gigabyte switch by the server and replace the old switch in the office where Vista PC was.

 
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