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Can not access computer on Windows network (0x80070035 The network path was not found)

Computer "A" and "B": Win 7 Ultimate x64, Kaspersky Internet Security 2015, Windows Firewall turned off, UAC turned off, users are Admins. Asus RT-N12D1 WiFi router: Firewall and DoS protection turned ...
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Multiple NetBIOS names for Windows 2012 R2

I have a shared folder named \\SHARE which is replicated in another server named \\REMOTE In case of disaster, just change IP address of SHARE in DNS and point it to REMOTE Server IP, so i can ...
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NetBIOS replying only to external requests

I have some IPs on the internal network I'm 100% sure have netbios enabled. (I say "internal network", but all the IP octets differ. It is just the same institution and geographical location). If I ...
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Windows 7 NetBIOS name resolution failure

I'm having issues resolving the NetBIOS name of a new FreeNAS server. I can ping and access CIFS shares by IP i.e. \\10.1.1.15 I cannot ping or access by the NetBIOS name FREENAS Running nbtstat on ...
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failed to map networkshare in WinPE, DHCP disabled

I want to map a network share in WinPE during an unattended Windows installation. Because I don't have DHCP and very strict firewall settings, I set the ipconfig manually with netsh. I also set the ...
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Can't connect to NetBIOS share

I have a NetBIOS share \\ServerName\Folder which I cannot connect to from any machine, though I had been able to until a few days ago. I can ping the machine ping ServerName Pinging ...
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Windows 2012 Server VPN and NetBIOS-Names

I try to help a company with a VPN problem. They got a Windows 2012 Server with a Software VPN. The clients connect via PPTP (Port 1723, mschapv2). There is no active directory installed on the ...
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Difference between NetBIOS and SMB

I'm also trying to discover the relationship between netbios-ssn typically running on Port 139 and microsoft-ds running on Port 445. I understand that previously Port 139 was more popular with older ...
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Converting NETBIOS network into a FQDN network

What steps are required to convert from a WORKGROUP/NETBIOS network into a FQDN network. Do I need to assign ALL my systems to a local IP that links to a DNS server setup on Win2012? Then do I have ...
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Enable NetBIOS in Belkin Router

Is there any way I can enable NetBIOS in my Belkin router? My Router model Wireless 150N, hardware model F7D1301 v1
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NetBIOS master browser not available

I´m having some problems in my network. Some machines take too long to access network shares. I´m looking for problems in NetBIOS because we don´t have a domain. I just tried to execute the net view ...
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Debian winbind name resolution giving multiple addresses - how to select one?

I'm trying to get winbind set up on a Debian installation as a fallback for when our DNS server fails to work. I have to use winbind (instead of an alternatives like mDNS/Avahi) since I have to use a ...
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What is NetBIOS? Does Windows need its ports 137 and 138 open?

I never really understood NetBIOS. I didn't understand the Wikipedia article about it. I searched YouTube but couldn't find a video explaining what NetBIOS is. What does NetBIOS do? I'm using a ...
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What does nmbd stand for?

What does daemon "nmbd" stand for? I want to know where come from the abbreviation to help remember the daemon name. I assumed *N*et*B*IOS *d*aemon. But what stand for remaining "m"?
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Local DNS server is required to use names instead of full IP?

My computers have local IP addresses such as 192.168.0.X. And many of the computers have names such as "MyPC" or "YourPC" etc. It seems on Windows, in most cases, just using "MyPC" instead of the ...
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Why is my computer suddenly using NBNS instead of DNS?

I have a Windows 7 laptop which I regularly use to access wireless internet when traveling. Normally, everything connects and functions as expected, but as of 4 days ago, I have noticed that I am ...
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Netbiosd trying to connect outside subnet on Mountain Lion

I'm working on a mac mini running Mountain Lion. I have LittleSnitch installed to monitor my outgoing connections. However, since a couple of days netbiosd tries to connect to an IP outside my local ...
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Why can I ping a computer using its IP address but not its computer name on my VPN?

We have a VPN set up that is a little troublesome. It doesnt assign a gateway IP address (a separate issue) but most annoyingly, I cant ping machines by their computer name, I have to use their IP ...
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Deleted/Added a DNS host entry to access a network share: path not found

I was requested to delete a host record (a CIF server on a NAS) I haven't deleted the AD account, only the DNS host record. Then I added the same host record with a different IP address which belongs ...
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How to give same hostname to multiple devices in a zeroconf network?

How to give same hostname to multiple devices in a zeroconf network , Is it even possible ? Is it even locally possible to create aliases of the same name lets say project.local on one machine to its ...
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Route NetBIOS protocol through internet

I have LAN witch connected to Internet through ADSL router and I have run file sharing in the LAN. I want to access my file sharing by another location in the Internet and i know this is not the way ...
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Windows 8 wakes from sleep immediately with errors regarding “memory type range registers (MTRRs)”

After an arbitrary, but small amount of time, my computer wakes back up after going to sleep. I have attempted desperately to solve this issue, short of contacting any official support or ...
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NetBIOS Name 15 chars being cut off

I'm trying to debug some MSMQ related issues on a computer running Windows Server 2008 R2, which is not a member of a domain. The computer's name (the one you see as 'Computer name' in Comtrol Panel ...
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isp overriding netbios

I have a Thomson TG789vn v2 router and a weird way ISP (ASK4, UK) wants me to use it. They are telling me to connect their cable to Ethernet 1 slot and disable DHCP on the router. When I do that ...
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network shares not showing up in finder osx Lion

The shares on my network are not showing after I tried this SMBup. I tried to follow this guide but things didn't turn up as I was expecting them to ...
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Windows 7 PC sends a lot of NetBIOS Name Queries for non-existent computer names

I have a Windows 7 PC, and have been monitoring network traffic using Wireshark, and I'm seeing this PC send out a lot of NetBIOS Name Queries for non-existent computer names. These are some of the ...
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Referencing computers by their name between OS X and Windows operating systems

I just got an iMac and have connected it to my existing network (a Workgroup not a Domain) of computers that are all running Windows (XP, Server 08 R2, Win7). From the iMac, I can successfully PING ...
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Very slow hostname resolution in Windows XPe

Hopefully a simple question to answer. I've built an XP Embedded image, and it takes from between 17 and 25 seconds for me to resolve to an IP when I ping google.com. Once it gets the IP address, ...
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How to enable netbios protocol via netsh command?

How can I enable netbios via the netsh command on windows XP?
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Can XP access HomeGroup shares if NetBIOS service is disabled on hosting Win-7 machine?

I am upgrading a small non-profit organization's computers and network. I will install Windows 7 Professional on 9 machines and Windows XP SP3 on 3 very old machines. I am interested in using ...
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Netbios network naming conflict

Currently we have a server that's complaining about Netbios naming clashes with another machine on the network, after further checking into the problem we've found out that the server's vendor have ...
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Difference between NETBIOS, host name and computer name?

In windows if you go to Computer->Properties->Advanced System Settings->Computer Name, you can change the computer name, let's say from "MYCOMPUTER" to "LEDZEPPELIN". This changes the (1) computer ...
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How to resolve NetBios names on Mac OS X?

I know there's smbutil lookup command, but I would like to know how to get it in the system lookup, similar to what is possible on Linux by modifying /etc/nsswitch.conf
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How to resolve OSX computer name to ip address for local web service?

I have a script on my XP machine that needs to contact my OSX machine by ip address. The OSX machine uses DHCP, and the ip address changes daily. However, it has a static computer name and netbios ...
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Mapping sftp/scp as a drive letter without user logins

I'm trying to find a software which could map sftp/scp services to a windows drive letter. I know there are quite a bunch of those available, but i haven't found a single one which could run with ...
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Vista crashes with blue screen

A friend of mine has Vista and it has been crashing for quite some time. He gets a regular crash with blue screen and a message that goes like "disable netbios caching" (it goes bye so fast i can't ...
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Unable to access server/share by name, IP works

I am running a small network, consisting mostly of Windows XP clients. I'm moving my server from Debian/Samba/WINS to OpenIndiana. Now I cannot access the server by its name, although I can by IP: ...
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Automated Windows host -> IP resolution over subnet on Mac

I have a few Windows computers and two Mac computers all on the same router. The Windows computers can find each other by hostname just fine, so for example a UNC path of \\HOSTNAME\SHARE would ...
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What does this Event Viewer error mean?

What does this error message mean? (It came up in my event log from today.) The master browser has received a server announcement from the computer ANIRUDH-LAPTOP that believes that it is the ...
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Find hostname from NetBIOS name

I have the NetBIOS name of a remote computer, and I want to find its hostname (I'm in a LAN has a DNS server), or the IP address (I'll do a nslookup to find the hostname). A Google search told me to ...
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Sites loading slowly in Windows, possibly due to DNS?

I'm using Chrome, on my wife's laptop. Opening chrome takes only a second, as it should. But as soon as I click on any of the thumbnailed sites (reddit.com, as an example), I have to wait. There's ...
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NetBios lookup from command line/powershell in Vista

Am trying to resolve an IP address to its Netbios name via the command line or via powershell. the system I am using is Vista SP2 so I do not believe NBLookup.exe will work. are there any ...
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cannot access my own computer through My Network Places

My home Windows XP Pro SP3 machine is DHCP client receiving configurations from ISP. Trying to access in WindowsExplorer -My Network Places - Microsoft Windows Network shows Workgroup with a ...
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Computer name not appearing on network

I can connect to other computers on my home network (ubuntu + OSX machines) using the IP address, but I can't connect using the netbios name. On the mac the name appears in Finder but if I try to ...
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Which protocol do most home routers use to get the names of the connected devices?

In most home routers, you can find a DHCP client table. Obviously the router knows the IP and MAC addresses of the connected computers. However, most of the time the router can list the computer names ...
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DHCP not working after NetBIOS over TCP/IP disabled

I want to disable the "NetBIOS over TCP/IP" device in the device manager to free port 445. But after doing that my Internet stops working. I'm connected to a WLan router using DHCP on WinXP, and it is ...
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Cannot access to any Windows share including localhost

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 ...
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How do I connect to a network share via the Windows Command Prompt?

Is there any way to connect to a network share via cmd.exe?
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Prevent Netbios attacks?

What is the best way to prevent netbios hacker attacks and what can happen if my computer is successfully attacked? I am currently running windows.
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Is there any reason to run a WINS server on a small network?

Is there any compelling reason to be concerned with running a WINS server on a small network? What applications require the ability to resolve LANMan and/or NETBios names?