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Vista: net view \\ipaddress receives System Error 51

Postby chicagotech » Wed Apr 25, 2007 8:23 am

If you using net view \\ipaddress and receive system error 51, this could be the firewall. For a test, disable all firewall and security software. Can you ping each other?

Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"Rob" <Rob> wrote in message news:CF26639B-8630-4AAC-822D-C277A2B7B63D@microsoft.com...
I appear to have an identical problem, and get an error code of 51

"Robert L (MS-MVP)" wrote:

> What's the system error code if using net view \\xpipaddress?
>
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> "andypandy933" <andypandy933> wrote in message
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> >
> > Somebody please help. Three computers in my wireless network, two xp
> > home and one vista prem. The two xp machines can see into the vista
> > machine and the vista machine can see, map and see shared files on the
> > xp machines, but as soon as I try and access the shared files all I get
> > is:
> > "\\computer name\shareddocs\file name" is not accessible. You might
> > not have permissions to use this network resource. Contact the
> > administrator of this server to find out if you access permissions.
> > The specified network name is no longer available.
> >
> > Both the xp machines have LLTD installed.
> >
> > Just found out that if I connect a xp machine to my router by cable
> > then vista can access all shared files, as soon as i go wireless it
> > can't.
> >
> > Please help
> >
> >
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