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Fix: Error 0x80070035 ‘the network path was not found’

This error 0x80070035 comes up when you cannot access the network resources. This is a sort of confusing error, because you may still be able to ping the resource which means, the resource is online and RDP into it, which means there is some access. But before you begin, let’s make sure that you can ping the resource to ensure that is online. After you have ping’d the resource, and it is found to be online follow the listed methods below and stop at the one which fixes the issue for you.

Usually the most common reasons for this error revolve around Firewall, Anti-virus or DNS.


Method 1: Disable Firewall

Disable firewall and the antivirus temporarily. After it has been disabled, go back to the Network & Sharing Center and check if you can access the resource, if not delete the share and re-add it and test. If it works, issue is your firewall which needs to be configured, if it doesn’t let the firewall stay disabled and move on to Method 2:

Method 2: Check Network Discovery

Make sure network discovery is turned on on the computer trying to access the resource.

Method 3: Reinstall Network Adapter Drivers

Uninstall and re-install the drivers for your network adapter.

Method 4: Check Device Manager

1. Go to Device Manager and expand Network Adapters.

2. Click view from top and select show hidden devices.

3. Look at the adapters, if you see a long list of 6to4 Adapter, right click on them and delete all of them except 1.

4. Once you have only 1 of these adapters left, reboot PC and test.

Method 5: Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP

1. Hold Windows Key and Press R. Type ncpa.cpl and Click OK

2. Right-Click on the connection and choose Properties.

3. Click “Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Version 4” in the list.

4. Click Properties, and then click Advanced.

5. On the Advanced TCP/IP settings windows, go to “WINS” tab.

6. Under NetBIOS setting, click “Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP”, and then click OK.

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Fix: Error 0x80070035 ‘the network path was not found’

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