troubleshooting Question

Share /Network drive problem

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Windows Server 2003Internet Protocols
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All of a sudden for 2 days, workstations on my network are having intermittant problems connecting to share drives one of my Windows 2003 servers.   I can ping the server just fine and remote into it as well.  
But if I try to access the share drive  via its IP  ex: \\192.168.x.x\Shared... it does not find it for some reason and then it does as a while. It is not consistant and comes and goes on.  
If i try to access the same share via the server name  ex \\servername\Shared... No problem accessing it.    
Problem there is a program that needs to acces the shard drive and has the ip mapped to it so i cant put the server name

Any idea what could be the problems?  Nothing as have changed on the network
Any help would be appreciated
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