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A duplicate name has been detected on the TCP network.  The IP address of the computer that sent the message is in the data. Use nbtstat -n in a command window to see which name is in the Conflict sta

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Dear All,
All our network drives are this particular server its a virtual server with seven VM on it! however we lost connection & this is the message that we found in the windows log events? Its windows server r2 2008
thank you for your help
Mark
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Have you identified the IP address in the Event data and then checked it with nbstat -n?  That will identify the name that is duplicated.

Once you've found that, you'll have to identify what is using that name.

Did you image any computers or copy any VMs without changing their names?
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by:MarK PercY
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Hi CompProbSolv,

Thank you for your response & yes we did notice two machines with two identical pc names why would this happen?
Many thank again
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How were the computers named originally?
What sort of names did they have?  Were they fairly random names or did they make sense?  Do they follow a similar naming scheme as your other computers?

Were the two computers VMs or physical machines?
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Correct answer to my question
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