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accessing SMB shares across subnets

odd problem!
none of my windows 10 devices can access SMB shares on a server 2012 box that is in a different subnet. We get error system error 53 the network path was not found.

our win 7 machines can access the same shares in question
the 2012 box can access a share on the win 10 machine.

all 3 firewall profiles are off on both client and server.
can ping.

any ideas?

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The most common gaffe is routing and netmask.

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routing and netmask verified

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Thanks but the network routing and netmask are the same for the win 7 and win 10 machines.

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Time for the IT to redesign?

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I can't guess why there are other subnets. Too often I encounter some older IT that well, I won't say.

You have to solve it so change these to be on the good net till you find it. Let me be clear the details you supplied are insufficient and I decline to duplicate the prior findings.

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I would think if you can ping

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