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I want to access a shared folder on a network. I was able to share data through this folder two days ago. Now, when I double click the folder on workstation, I have error message

network path not found

With command prompt, and net view \\<IP_address for the shared folder>

I have this error

system error 53 has occurred

the network path was not found

I allowed this IP address in running windows firewall, no result.

How could i fix that, where can the problem come from?

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Does the computer with shared folder obtain IP-address from DHCP-server? –  Volodymyr Nov 19 '12 at 10:02
    
How to obtain IP address from DHCP server ? thanks –  antitrust Nov 19 '12 at 10:06
    
Do you have a router which assigns IP-addresses automatically? Most likely you shared a folder, then turned OFF your pc/laptop, turn it on, and IP was changed. –  Volodymyr Nov 19 '12 at 10:08

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