the remote computer could not be found

I am no longer able to access any computer remotely any more. I am using Windows 10 Pro 64 bit and was able to access our Terminal Sever and our remote application at our parent company but today I am not able to connect. I get "the remote computer could not be found" message. The server is running as everyone else is able to connect.
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Russ SuterCommented:
Check your firewall rules. If everyone else is able to connect then there must be something unique to your connection that's interfering. Outbound rules on your machine could be a factor. It's also possible that the inbound rules on the server to which you are trying to connect has a firewall rule in place but it's difficult to understand how such a rule would be configured so specifically to block only your computer.
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nesteyAuthor Commented:
I just disabled the firewall and still get the same results "the remote computer could not be found" one thing that I did last night was I ran CC Cleaner and Malwarebytes and not sure if that might have did something? Never ran either one of these on Windows 10 and also never had this problem before?
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Russ SuterCommented:
Can you ping the device?
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nesteyAuthor Commented:
I can ping it by IP but not by name. I cant seem to ping anything by name but I can access other machines by  \\machinename\c$  just can not ping them
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Russ SuterCommented:
If you can't ping by name but you can by IP address that would indicate a DNS issue. Try the following 2 commands in your command line console

ipconfig /flushdns
nbtstat -R

* note the -R is a capital R
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nesteyAuthor Commented:
Results


Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.10240]
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C:\Users\nestey>ipconfig/flushdns

Windows IP Configuration

Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.

C:\Users\nestey>nbtstat -R
    Failed to Purge the NBT Remote Cache Table.
    Failed to Purge the NBT Remote Cache Table.
    Failed to Purge the NBT Remote Cache Table.

C:\Users\nestey>
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Russ SuterCommented:
Go to your network adapter's advanced TCP/IP settings, make sure Enable LMHOSTS Lookup is checked and click "Import LMHOSTS"

Advanced TCP/IP Settings
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nesteyAuthor Commented:
Enable LMHost was already checked off and when I did imports LMHosts I pointed it to my LMHost file and still could not connect.

Sorry I typed this response out this morning, must not have hit submit.
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nesteyAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your suggestions Russ, when I got home tonight I just reinstalled Windows 10 everything seems to be working again.
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nesteyAuthor Commented:
Reinstall windows fixed issue.
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