The specified Network Provider name is invalid!


  1.    19 Jan 2009 #1
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    The specified Network Provider name is invalid!


    This is a real tough one!


    I cannot connect to my other computer!
    Everytime i click on the other
    computer, i get this message 'The specified Network Provider name is invalid'
    .
    Has anyone an idea how to fix this problem? I get the same message on the
    other computer.



    Yes Vista Home Prem.
    They were able to see each other at first.
    I was able to share files and drives now i can't and i don't know what i did
    to change that.
    It's been several weeks since i could share last.
    Last edited by Tarka Dal; 19 Jan 2009 at 16:16.
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  2.    27 May 2010 #2
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      Thread Starter

    Re: The specified Network Provider name is invalid! :Solution:


    Hi all, had to come back to this as it was a real pain at the time and also I have been having trouble again with it on Windows 7. It seems there is a solution but few know about it. Well here we are with the solution for you...

    SOLUTION:

    Check in the 'Adapter properties' that the "Client for Microsoft Networks" is installed.

    Well good luck with your Network problems and I hope this fixed the problem for you!

    If this client is not installed, you can install it using the following steps:
    1. Click install.
    2. Click Client, and then click Add.
    3. Click Microsoft, click Client For Microsoft Networks, and then click OK.
    4. Click OK.
    Last edited by Tarka Dal; 05 Dec 2010 at 14:30.
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The specified Network Provider name is invalid!

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