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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
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by:mail2prabir
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Hi

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.

 
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Would this parameter change from one night to the next ?
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by:lukefuno
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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.
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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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The problem was a change in the sub-net mask by Network Mangers
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