SBS2003 Win7 clients (remote) cannot access network shares via VPN WinXP xcan

I am having issues with SBS2003 server and remote users.
My Windows XP users can connect via VPN and access all files.
My Windows 7 users can connect via VPN and cannot see shares
When looking at the ipconfig of both os's I see that the winxp users get a default gateway in their PPP address where as the win7 users there is no gateway. (I have also attempted with Firewall turned both on and off in win7.
If I ping from winxp server name it resolves
If I ping server name from win7 it does not resolve
If I ping fqdn form win7 ie. server.domain.local it resolves
winxp \\server displays network shares
win7 \\server says network error.

Appreciate any guidance.
SBS2003 Premium, single NIC, no ISA
PhilipManagerAsked:
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Rob WilliamsConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Though in agreement with thinkpads_user a host file, or actualy lmhosts file,entry would probably solve the issue I am not a fan of those as they are static entries, and you require an entry for every device.  My preference is a dynamic solution by adding the internal DNS server's IP and domain suffix as outlined in my blog
http://blog.lan-tech.ca/2011/05/14/vpn-client-name-resolution-2/
If the XP clients are using the SBS connection manager client it does this automatically, but the connection manager client doesn't work on win7.

As for the gateway you be assigned 3 different entries; <blank> or 0.0.0.0 which are effectively the same and seems to depend on O/S,  or the same IP as the VPN client.  These are dependent as to whether "use default remote gateway" is checked or not.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Try win7 \\server_IP_address and see if it resolves. You may need an entry in your local hosts file.  ... Thinkpads_User
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PhilipManagerAuthor Commented:
RobWill
Followed your blog and this worked a treat as these were non domain joined clients. Pity every time I deploy one I must manually configure these entries. I was so close on my own as I did manually configure server dns is under IPV4 on the PPP connection but I didn't complete adding the dns suffice for this connection. Once I did all resolved.
Thanks
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
You don't actually have to do it manually.  You can create a deployable client using CMAK.  Download it to the client machine, 'click' on it and it will install a customized VPN client.  It allows you to pre-configure the client, increase security, and even use your logo.
I have outlined how to do so in the following link:
http://blog.lan-tech.ca/2012/01/30/windows-vpn-client-deployment/
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PhilipManagerAuthor Commented:
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Accepted answer: 0 points for solutions4's comment #a38351099

for the following reason:

Blog reference was excellent and it assisted me in resolving the issue.
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PhilipManagerAuthor Commented:
Blog reference was excellent and assisted me in resolving my issue.
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