Computers disappeared from Network Places on Active Directory network

Posted on 2010-09-15
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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
All of a suddent this morning I noticed that all but a couple of my workstations are missing from my Network Places but my servers are appearing there.  In Network Places as of a day or two ago all servers and all workstations were being displayed normally and to my knowledge nothing has changes.

I checked in my DNS forward lookup zones that all of the workstations are listed with name and ip address as well they are in the reverse lookup zone as well. I can ping the workstations by ip or by name and I can navigate to them in a my computer window window by name or ip address.

I'm not sure where the disconnect is... could anyone provide a starting place?

Thanks in advance
Question by:AIC-Admin
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by:Joseph Moody
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What client OS?

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AIC-Admin earned 0 total points
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well this is happening to all clients so Windows XP, Windows 7, and on Server 2003 servers.

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This problem has been resolved by restarting NetBIOS on our primary and secondary Domain Controllers. Still not certain why this problem occured in the first place though.

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