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I can't access any share from my operating system, including \\localhost and \\127.0.0.1.

I have Windows 7.

NetBIOS over IP is enabled, other computers in the network can access my shares and other computer's shares, but my operating system cannot access any share.

I have installed Windows XP within VMware, and the virtual Windows XP can access all shares including the host shares.

I can communicate in other ways like TCP, HTTP and gaming, but not access shares.

How to solve this problem?

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It also doesn't work when you do \\computername? What do you see under "Network" in windows explorer? –  fretje Feb 6 '10 at 18:39
    
i cannot access \\computername. Under "Network" i can see other computers, but when i double click on one of them, it says "Windows cannot access //xxxxxxx". in the details written: "error code 0x80070035 the network path was not found" –  user21936 Feb 6 '10 at 18:50
    
@user: are you running any custom firewalls or AV software on your pc? Try turning it of (temporarily) to ensure that is not the problem. –  fretje Feb 6 '10 at 18:55
    
I have no AV or firewall software installed. Windows Firewall disabled. –  user21936 Feb 6 '10 at 19:32
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Check if your "workstation" service is running (services.msc). –  fretje Feb 6 '10 at 19:53

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