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Windows 7: Network drives, pcs and laptops gone

23 Jan 2011   #1
paul2011

ultimate X32
 
 
Network drives, pcs and laptops gone

i have a home network consisting of 2 laptops and a PC
there is a drive on the PC that i use constantly from any of the computers so i shared it and then mapped it.


yesterday i also mapped my documents from the pc to my main laptop since then i havent been able to connect to the PC or the other laptop and the pc hasnt seen me either

is there a quick way to fix this?

PS i have been using Command Prompt to shut down the PC remotly when im finished using

shutdown -m \\(pc name) -s -c "Im shutting down now" -t 30

thanks


the pc runs 7 ultimate X64
main laptop triple boots 7 ultimate X86, XP Home, Ubuntu 10.10
other laptop runs 7 ultimate X86


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24 Jan 2011   #2
wilywombat

win7
 
 

Try doing a system restore to a point before you shared my documents.
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24 Jan 2011   #3
paul2011

ultimate X32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wilywombat View Post
Try doing a system restore to a point before you shared my documents.
I am really retarded I didn't have much space at one point so I turned off system restore and when I got space back I forgot to turn it of.

I'm not sure if it is Windows 7 that is the problem because I cant get the XP boot to find the pc either
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24 Jan 2011   #4
paul2011

ultimate X32
 
 

just checked when the pc and both laptops are running they can not see each other
except rarely the pc can see one of the laptops but cannot connect but when i click diagnose it can not find it

All the diffrent windows have different names
PC: paul-pc
Laptop: Family-Laptop
My laptop: Windows 7:AOA150
XP:AcerAspireOne
Ubuntu:ubuntu
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24 Jan 2011   #5
paul2011

ultimate X32
 
 

i dont know if this helps but just plugged in to network with the ethernet cable and can connect to the pc which is connected wiredly
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24 Jan 2011   #6
wilywombat

win7
 
 

Sounds like theres a wireles problem. Try switching your router off, wait 20 secs then switch it back on and then see if the problems have gone.
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25 Jan 2011   #7
paul2011

ultimate X32
 
 

IT WORKED :P
thanks
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25 Jan 2011   #8
paul2011

ultimate X32
 
 

its not working again

RESTARTED LAPTOP AND IT WAS ALL GOOD
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26 Jan 2011   #9
wilywombat

win7
 
 

Try restarting your router as above?
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