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Posted on 2009-04-27
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I setup a Windows 2003 Server a month ago. It is part of a workgroup. 6 PC share a Folder on the Server. They run a application. I was working fine until this morning 4/27/2009. They cannot access the mapped Drive. One machine can still access it. I suspect a update since the machine that can access it did not boot last night. They have Symantec Endpoint Virus protection and updates on all PC are set to automatic
Question by:KMSSAUSER
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Expert Comment

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check that the simple file sharing is enabled on all the client PCs. and enable "file and printer sharing for microsoft networks" on NICs of all the PCs.


Author Comment

ID: 24243676
Would this parameter change from one night to the next ?

Expert Comment

ID: 24243683
do a comparison for the one pc which did not boot to a another one which did -- and remove updates which do not show up in the one pc which did not reboot.

it may be the simple option.

Author Comment

ID: 24245405
Folks thanks for all the suggestions. I was just informed that the site with the problem had change the subnet Mask that affected the server and some of the workstations. Corrected the problem and everything came back.

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KMSSAUSER earned 0 total points
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The problem was a change in the sub-net mask by Network Mangers

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