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So while there are likely many reasons, I thought I should post what was my problem. My DNS records were messed up after I changed the IP's (see this post). When I corrected the Host (A) records for each affected destination PC, then an immediate connection was established. My thanks to joeqwerty for his comment at the post linked just above: "Verify ...
For me, I was unable to do a self-network share: dir \\HOSTNAME\c$ Nor in Explorer: \\HOSTNAME\c$ The final solution was to turn on IPV6. Open Network and Sharing Center -> Local Area Connection Right-Click and select Properties Select Internet Protocol Version 6 Also make sure you have File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks installed and ...
It is an old thread, but just in case it can help someone: Even the "File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks" service and "Client for Microsoft Networks" client were already installed, I had to uninstall and install them again, restarting each time. That solved it for me!
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