Windows Network Folder Access Troubleshooting

ZetaDracon 1 Reputation point

Hello all,

I have a problem with a single computer (PC C) in our home network. We have a shared folder on PC A, which is already accessible via PC B. PC A has premitted every access to that folder, yet PC C can not connect to PC A without being asked for a username/password.

Additionally, when trying to reconnect to PC A from PC C after a failed attempt I get the error code "0x80070035 - THE NETWORK PATH WAS NOT FOUND", while PC A is reachable via ping from PC C.

PC B connection to PC A works perfectly.

All computers are in the same network and net-group, and now I am running out of options.

Hope you guys can help me and I`m happy to provide more information.

Best regards!

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  1. Candy Luo 12,686 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi ,

    How did you access A's shared folder from C? Via \IP address or \hostname? Use both \IP address and \hostname to do a test.

    If C is accessing A' shared folder. Then C acts as SMB client and A acts as SMB server. Go to C's SMB client log and A's SMB server log to check if there is something related for us to troubleshooting.



    In addition, try to manually add username/password for UNC path in windows credential manager, see if it can work.


    Best Regards,



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