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UNC Path to Shared Folder on Server 2003 refers to a location that is unavailable

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We have an application that uses a shared folder accessed via unc path to the Server.

It is shared as \\Exactserver\EXACResources.

If we try to access the unc path to \\Exactserver\EXACTResouces, it errors with "refers to a location that is unavailable"

Yet if we use the IP address we can access the folder i.e \\192.168.0.1\EXACTResources or if we MAP the Folder as a Mapped Drive we can access the folder.

It is a Windows Server 2003, with and XP Client although it is not on a Domain simply accessing the data across a Workgroup.
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