Error Code 0x80070035 : Network Path Was Not Found

Error code 0x80070035 for Windows 10, the network path was not found in the various ways of exchanging files between 2 computer systems.

However, a few users have reported the error Error Code 0x80070035 The Network Path Was Not Found
while trying to share resources.

Many reasons are causing this error code 0x80070035. One of the reasons being the name/identity of the computer is too long with which the user is trying to connect. Try to rename the computer you wish to connect to a shorter one and try again.

Fix 1 – Enabling SMB V1.0

  • Start searching Windows Feature in Windows 10.
  • Get SMB 1.0/CIFS File sharing support to check and tap OK.

Fix 2 – Ensuring to enable share on the folder

  • Right-click on the drive on the targeted computer.
  • Tap on the Sharing Tab and press on Advanced sharing.
  • Check the option to share folder to click on OK and Apply.

Fix 3 – Use gpedit.msc

  • Find gpedit.msc in Windows 10 search box for opening Local Group Policy editor.
  • Browse to the following location in the Local Group Policy Editor using the flow:-
    Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Network > Lanman Workstation
  • Enabling insecure guest logons
  • Disabling Microsoft Network client: Digitally sign communications, always.

Fix 4 – Disabling antivirus and Firewall temporarily

The procedure of disabling the antivirus software varies with the brand of the antivirus application. In general, we open the antivirus application:
The procedure to disable the Windows Defender Firewall is as follows:

  • Click Win + R to open the Run window and write the command control panel. Click Enter for opening Control Panel window.
  • Click and open the Windows Defender Firewall from among the list of options.
  • Tap on Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off, placed on the list on the left-hand side,
  • Select radio button at Turn off Windows Defender Firewall (not recommended) for Private and Public network settings.
  • Tap OK to save settings and restart the system. Check if it helps with the issue or not.

Fix 5 – Reinstalling network adapters, including the hidden adapters

Connect the computer to the internet hard-wired.

  • Tap Win + R for opening the Run window and type the command devmgmt. msc. Tap Enter to open the Device Manager.
  • Press on the View tab in the Device Manager window and tick Show hidden devices.
  • Expand the list of Network adapters, the hidden adapters would show with light-coloured translucent icons.
  • Right-clicking on all the drivers will uninstall them.
  • Reboot the system to check if it resolves the issue.

Fix 6 – Enabling NetBIOS over TCP/IP

  • Tap Win + R for opening the Run window and write the command ncpa.cpl. Tap Enter to open WiFi properties.
  • Right-click on the WiFi network to select Properties.
  • Double-click on Internet Protocol Version 4 for opening properties.
  • Tap on Advanced to go to the WINS tab.
  • Choose radio button at “Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP” in the NetBIOS setting column.
  • Tap on OK to save the settings and restart the system.

Fix 7 – Turning ON Network Discovery

  • Tap Win + R to Run window and type the command control panel. Hit Enter for opening the Control Panel window.
  • Tap on Network and Sharing Center for opening the Network and Sharing Center.
  • Choose Change Advanced Sharing settings from the menu on the left-hand side.
  • Turn on network discovery to check the box which says Turn on automatic setup of network-connected devices.
  • Reboot the system to check whether it helps with the issue.

Fix 8 – Deleting Windows credentials

  • Tap Win + R to Run window for typing the command control panel. Click Enter for opening the Control Panel window.
  • Pick the Credential Manager from the options.
  • Remove the credentials in the Windows Credential section, and restart the system.
  • Tap on Add a Windows Credential on the same page and add the credentials manually.

Fix 9 – Modifying Network Security settings

  • Tap Win + R for opening the Run window and type the command secpol.msc. Tap Enter for opening the Local Security Policy window.
  • Go through to the path Local Policies >> Security Options.
  • Double-click On the right-pane to open the properties for Network security: LAN Manager authentication level.
  • Select Send LM & NTLM-use NTLMv2 session security from the drop-down menu, if negotiated.

Fix 10 – Use Command Prompt

  • Tap Win + R for the opening Run window to type the command cmd. Tap Enter to open the Command Prompt window.
  • Write the following command one-by-one and press Enter:
    • ipconfig /release
    • ipconfig /flushdns
    • ipconfig /renew
  • Please reboot the system and check whether it helps. If not, try the following command on Command Prompt:
    • ipconfig /flushdns
    • nbtstat –r
    • netsh int ip reset
    • netsh winsock reset
  • Restart system to check whether this resolves the issue.

Fix 11 – Reset TCP/IP

  • Click Windows key + R key simultaneously from the keyboard for opening Run.
  • Write ncpa.cpl in it and click OK.
  • Right-click on your Ethernet and Choose properties.
  • Click on Install
  • select the protocol to tap on add.
  • Choose Reliable Multicast Protocol to tap OK.

Fix 12 – Connecting to the target computer thru IP

  • Open Command prompt in Target computer.
  • Run the command as given below in the Command prompt window.
    Ipconfig /all
    Ipconfig All
  • Note down IP from IPv4 Address line.
  • Tap Window key + R together from your Keyboard and Open run command box.
  • Type \IPv4 Address\the drive to access in it for clicking OK.
    Whether my Ip address is and Drive i am accessing is C, then i will try:-\\c
    Access Drive Ip Run Command

Hope it helps to solve Error Code 0x80070035 for Windows 10!