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All Workstations on SBS 2003 R2 lose connectivity to shares on server upon wake up of hibernation mode.

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Hi Experts,

All Workstations on SBS 2003 R2 lose connectivity to shares on server upon wake up of hibernation mode.

This just happened when I applied the SBS 2003 SP2 service pack.

I've read a KB that says to change the LMCopmpatibility setting in registry editor to fix this issue.

I don't what to go fooling around in Regedit just to find that this does not work.

Any help in fixing this issue is much appreciated.
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does it permanently disconnect or does it show a red x that goes away when you click on it?
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by:Olaf De Ceuster
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Try running the sbs 2003 and it will make a few suggestions.
http://www.microsoft.com/en-au/download/details.aspx?id=5334
Hope that  helps,
Olaf
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by:Netsyssol
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It shows the red x, but cannot connect when reconnect option is available (per my client's attempt).

Upon reboot, the all win 7 pro workstations can use share.
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by:WORKS2011
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does nslookup resolve to ip?
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by:WORKS2011
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have you checked to see if the server NIC driver is current
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by:Netsyssol
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Thank you for the input all. I will be on site tomorrow around 12:30 EST to run all suggestions.

Again - thank you for the input.
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Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy earned 300 total points
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This is a known issue after applying SP2:

You need to follow the instructions in this KB article:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948496

Jeff
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by:Lionel MM
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This is a know issue as indicated above--I simply made a batch file and put a shortcut on each desktop that would run net use x: /d to get rid of the existing network connection and then net use x: \\server\sharename to re-establish it--do this for each network connection. Works for me.
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by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
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Huh?  Why would you do that when you can actually SOLVE the problem by following the steps in the KB article.
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by:Netsyssol
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I updated all nics on lan and server first then disabled RSS and TCP/IP offload in registry.

Jeff (TSE), you nailed it and I thank all for your support. I will distribute points fairly.
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