After Windows 10 upgrade you can not access network share

Microsoft has upgrade many features in the new version of Windows 10/11 , one of the security update is to block access to the old smb V1.0 base shares. This result in blocking some linux machine, streamers and windows 10 to stop access the shares and general access to share folders on the network

you might get errors like “network path not found” or :

To Enable access to shares with SMB V1.0 just add this key to the registery :

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanWorkstation\Parameters] “AllowInsecureGuestAuth”=dword:1

To enable SMB1 on Windows 1803 workstations and above:

  1. Search in the start menu for ‘Turn Windows features on or off’ and open it
  2. Search for ‘SMB1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support’ in the list of optional features that appears, and select the checkbox next to it.
  3. Click OK and Windows will add the selected feature. You’ll be asked to restart your computer as part of this process

More comprehensive explanation on this error and similar error 0x80070035 can be found here :

Fix Error code 0x80070035 The network path was not found on Windows 10 / 11 (

This will allow to gain access again to the shares  🙂

 Good Luck

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