Why won't my xp connect to network upon startup?

By cakester ·
I just added a new server to my network at work. I connected all the computers to it and all have access to it. However, I have one computer (XP sp3) that will not remain connected after a restart. I can map to the drives but need to "connect as a different user" then all is OK until next time I turn it off. I tried resetting the time on both the server and the desktop, went to user accounts and under the advanced tab-manage passwords and reset the password, changed from dynamic to static IP address but nothing solved the issue. This computer does not have this problem connecting to the old server. Upon startup, I get a dos window that says error 53 and error 85 this DOS window does not appear on anyother machine. My server is set for maximun users. Can anyone suggest another course of action or possible cause?

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whats your setup

by rapell In reply to Why won't my xp connect t ...

Error 53 is a resolution error. Try enabling netbios over tcpip on the client and see what happens.

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Error 85 is a duplicate device name

by robo_dev In reply to Why won't my xp connect t ...

I would look closely if you have any mapped drives or printers configured on the PC that maybe were the same for both the old and new server.

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by cakester In reply to Error 85 is a duplicate d ...

Thanks for the suggestions. I double checked error 85 and error 53 possible sulutions and tcpip was enabled and there is no naming duplication. I can map to the drives on the second server but when I go to open the conection it asks me for the username and password for that server, I enter the information and click OK but the same dialog box appears again (which differs from the original post). When I map to it, I do check the box to remember these credentials but it obviously does not seem to work.

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