Since you use IP, WINS and name resolution is not issue here. Have enabled file sharing? What's the system error if you use net view \\192.168.3.21? This how to may help,
use net view to troubleshoot errorsHow to use the net view command to view a list of computer or network resources ... To display the shared resources on a computer, do net view ...
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"Cameron" <Cameron@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:5514A8A0-265C-46D3-AC7E-59D9E709441F@microsoft.com...
I am attempting to connect to a server by going start, start search,
\\192.168.3.21\ and it comes up whith network path not found yet I can ping
it just fine. Any idea's as to what would cause this. My WINS actually
points to the machine that I am attempting to connect to. If anyone can give
insight that would be great.