Cannot connect to Windows 2003 Server after updating the Windows 8.1pro client RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi All,

    After patching the updates of an existing Windows 8.1pro Client, I'm unable to connect to shared folder of Windows 2003 Server...But, you can connect by typing the IP of the Server....Eg: \\ but not by the Server \\Tac-Server...

    Please note that the Windows update went smoothly without any error and now it's showing no more windows update but directly upgrade to Windows 10.

    Can you please help me to sort out this issue.



    Thursday, April 21, 2016 4:25 AM


  • Hi CoolPra,

    According to your description, I want to confirm with you Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 you are using.

    We could try flushed DNS with ipconfig /flushdns, added two DWORD entries to HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanWorkstation\Parameters - DomainCompatibilityMode = 1 and DNSNameResolutionRequired = 0 and rebooted computer.

    I find a similar problem in the link below could be help for you

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    Also we can set DNS server as your shared server in the Client IPv4 PROPERTIES.

    Hope it will be helpful to you.

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    Friday, April 22, 2016 11:52 AM