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14-10-2001, 09:22 AM
My laptop has w2000 and our desktop runs W98SE. I am using Netbeui to connect them and it works ok most of the time but when for example copying a large data file from one to the other by copy & paste I get random errors like ' can not copy (file name) The specified network resources or devise is no longer avaialable'

I had previously backed up my laptop to the desk top successfully but find I can not restore any files because the network randomly cuts out. The network used to work perfectly for copying and backups etc.

Any ideas.

14-10-2001, 09:36 AM
Try installing additional protocols such as TCP/IP and IPX.

14-10-2001, 08:26 PM
What NIC are you using? Have you downloaded and installed the latest NIC drivers from the net?

17-10-2001, 03:58 PM
Could it be that the 'remote' machine has had nothing typed at its keyboard for a while, and shuts down for power saving? I don't approve of computers doing things I haven't told thenm to do.