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At first, I could not connect to my NAS (which has static IP from my notebook. But I can connect to it with all my other PCs. So I suspect some error somewhere in that notebook.

My network configuration is following:

  • wifi router with DHCP server enabled, static IP for NAS reserved
  • NAS with IP assigned
  • problematic notebook connected through WIFI with dynamic IP (right now)
  • When I run 'ipconfig /all' I see that notebook has ..1.106 IP assigned (as expected). I don't see any other IP there (as expected).
  • I checked every network adapter settings for static IP (on notebook), nothing found.
  • There is one VPN adapter on notebook, but currently disconnected

When I input NAS IP into any browser on notebook it returns NOT FOUND message (this is wrong).
BUT when I input NAS IP into Windows Explorer it shows me shared folders of itself, of current NTB. (which is very weird, and I cannot explain this).
Same shared folders I see when I input notebook's IP (which is correct)

How is this possible? How can I get this right (meaning I want to see NAS folders when I input its IP in WinExplorer)? What settings I can check or correct?

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I'm not familiar with what NTB stands for? Netbook? – j_bombay Oct 16 '12 at 19:16
I meant notebook. Sorry, I'll replace that. – jumbo Oct 17 '12 at 5:43
you probably should check hosts file and route print output – keltar Oct 17 '12 at 6:56
I have already checked hosts file and it is clean. I will check 'route print' command this evening. Thanks for the tip! – jumbo Oct 17 '12 at 7:05

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