1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Connection failed

Discussion in 'Networking' started by michaelal, May 1, 2010.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. michaelal

    michaelal Thread Starter

    Joined:
    May 1, 2010
    Messages:
    1
    I am having trouble with my network connection to a PC. It had been working correctly for years but now is giving me an error when I try to connect to it from any of my Macs. I can connect from my PC to the Macs without any problem, but not from the Macs to my PC. The machines are all shared on a home router. The route pings correctly and I can connect just fine using VNC. However when I use the "Connect to Server" tab in the "Go" menu I get the following error message for every share:

    Connection failed.

    There was an error connecting to the server <my PC host name>

    I am running Snow Leopard but it has been working perfectly before about a week ago. I suspect the PC has a problem but I can't find it there either. The PC is my wife's computer so I don't know all that is going on there. I have reboot all the computers, reset my router and even changed the shares on my wife's PC. Nothing has change. Anybody have any ideas. :(
     
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Loading...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/920423

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice