Background: Workgroup network (not a domain), Netgear ReadyNAS and about a dozen Windows 7 and Windows 10 desktops. Existing equipment is okay. A brand new Windows 10 Laptop (1803) does not see ReadyNAS shares. Windows throws error code: 0x80070035 The network path was not found.
Run through the following:
SMB v1 is not installed by default in Windows 10 Fall Creators update 1709 and later versions. If it is installed Windows will automatically uninstall the SMB 1 client if it is not used for 15 days.
You can install the SMB 1 feature in Control Panel / Programs and Features / Turn Windows Features On or Off. Select the SMB 1.0 / CIFS options.
You can install the SMB 1 protocol using Powershell with Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName smb1protocol -NoRestart .
Check the following services are running:
- Function Discovery Provider Host
- Function Discovery Resource Replication
- SSDP Discovery
- UPnP Device Host
- TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper
Local Group Policy
Start the Local Group Policy Editor with using gpedit.msc
Navigate to: Local Computer Policy –> Administrative Templates –> Network –> Lanman Workstation
Enable the option insecure guest logons.