troubleshooting Question

Invalid handle error message when trying to connect to a pc on network

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DominicFlag for Italy asked on
NetworkingWindows OSPCWindows 7
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Hi -

A client has a Windows 7 pc running as a file server on a workgroup, As of this morning, no user can connect to the pc via RUN or network browser. An error message comes up saying :
\\192.168.1.100  the handle is invalid.
Here is what i have done so far:
Changed IP address
Changed Network Name
Switch off Firewall
Switch off AV
Swap network switch and restart it

Ping does get a reply from server
The pc does see other computers and can connect to them .

Any help gratefully received.

Thanks
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