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Windows 7: Remote PCs inaccessible by name shortly after mapping

08 Feb 2010   #11

Windows 7, Windows XP

We have already done the update driver and memory allocation increase....still having the same problem.
rebooted twice today.

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09 Feb 2010   #12

Windows 7, Windows XP
May have found the solution

This may have fixed my problem.. So far so good.

Altiris Blog Site: Windows 7 Nonpaged Pool Srv Error 2017
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09 Feb 2010   #13

Windows 7, Windows XP

This may have fixed far so good.
go to this link

Altiris Blog Site: Windows 7 Nonpaged Pool Srv Error 2017
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09 Feb 2010   #14

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

Ok I'll put this into a single post for clarity because this dropped connection with server's has been an ongoing problem since Vista.

It appears as if the memory management adjustment was indeed part of the problem as I mentioned earlier.

But also the Lanman server parameters needed to be adjusted to a level of "3". Man talk about a confusing problem.

Some research led me to find this Google Groups discussion about the problem and this Microsoft Technet article discussing the solution (look at the bottom of the page).

Here you can see from this thread I posted earlier they talk about the adjusting the LanmanServer Key but didn't seem to know what value to set it at which is apparently "3".

Apparently you need to tell Windows that you want to use the machine as a file server and that it should allocate resources accordingly.

Set the following registry key to ‘1′:

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management\LargeSystemCache

After that navigate too the following key:

and set this registry key to ‘3′:

After making these changes and restarting, I haven’t seen this issue arise again. Fixed!

Thanks for reporting back in with this fix Captnibble!
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