Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 50
  • Last Modified:

Windows 7 Laptop cannot see any shares on Windows Server 2012 R2 but can see 2008 R2

I recently added another domain controller to a network and transferred the masters to make it the primary domain controller (replaced a 2008 R2 DC with 2012 R2 DC) - all seems fine with AD and 8 other computers, but 1 computer will not browse the new 2012 server anymore, it works fine to the old 2008 server and all the other machines see both just fine.  I tried messing with SMB and disabling SMB2 on laptop but still nothing.  DNS is running on new server and DNS1 of laptop is pointing to new server as well
0
dlafferty
Asked:
dlafferty
  • 2
2 Solutions
 
John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Windows 7 Pro works just fine with Server 2012 R2. For the one computer that has issues, run TCP/IP Reset and DNS Flush

Open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator
Then  netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt
Also, ipconfig /flushdns followed by net stop dnscache followed by net start dnscache
Then restart the computer

Then in Advanced Network Sharing, make sure Network Discovery and File / Print are both ON and make sure Homegroup is ON.

After doing the above, disjoin the computer from the domain, restart and re-add it to the domain.
0
 
FOXActive Directory/Exchange EngineerCommented:
on the windows 7 machine...try
Control Panel>Network and Sharing> (left side)Changed advanced Sharing settings> turn on Network discovery
0
 
John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@dlafferty - The question has been marked as abandoned. Did you try our suggestions? Either or both will likely work.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now