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Windows 7: sharing folders (not using homegroups)

17 Oct 2013   #11
Kaktussoft

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"the specific network provider name is invalid". It think it's a DNS issue.

on win7 and vista in command prompt:
Code:
ping  cimadomal
ping  josh-laptop
if it gives 4 sent, 4 received that's okay.
both machines ping each other ok
Sure they ping each other by name (not by ip address) without problems?


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17 Oct 2013   #12
Lanky0

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lanky0 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
"the specific network provider name is invalid". It think it's a DNS issue.

on win7 and vista in command prompt:
Code:
ping  cimadomal
ping  josh-laptop
if it gives 4 sent, 4 received that's okay.
both machines ping each other ok
Sure they ping each other by name (not by ip address) without problems?
tried by name and ip, both ping ok
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Oct 2013   #13
Kaktussoft

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Answer #6
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17 Oct 2013   #14
Lanky0

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

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Answer #6
tried both 127.0.0.1 and vista ip from the windows 7 machine and it says

"Windows cannot access XXX"
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17 Oct 2013   #15
Kaktussoft

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Can win7 access shares on other machines (except vista machine)? Borrow a laptop and test
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17 Oct 2013   #16
Lanky0

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

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Can win7 access shares on other machines (except vista machine)? Borrow a laptop and test
O.k, right now I can't test that but based on the previous tests what do you think the problem is? Help on this thread has been appreciated! this forum can be extremely helpful!
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17 Oct 2013   #17
Kaktussoft

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No idea yet what is wrong. Did it work before? How long do you have this problem? Did you install something related?

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\NetworkProvider\HwOrder
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\NetworkProvider\Order

Those registry keys have name ProviderOrder in the pane to the right. It its value: RDPNP,LanmanWorkstation,webclient ??
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17 Oct 2013   #18
Kaktussoft

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Answer #6
tried both 127.0.0.1 and vista ip from the windows 7 machine and it says

"Windows cannot access XXX"
\\127.0.0.1

in windows file explorer addressbar. Do it and post screenshot with error and addressbar visible
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17 Oct 2013   #19
Kaktussoft

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\\127.0.0.1 does work in vista?
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17 Oct 2013   #20
Lanky0

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

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