Most of the time I am unable to access shared files and folder from other pc. There is a service named Computer Browser stopped automatically I dont know why. But I found a solution from Microsoft site.

Here is the solution:

At first do following:
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i. Right-click My Computer > then click Manage.
ii. Double-click Services and Applications.
iii. Double-click Services.
iv. On the right side, right-click Computer Browser, and then click Start.
v. Close the Computer Management window.

Now try to access your shared files and folder if It doesnt work then do following.

Step 1: Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP

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i. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Network and Internet Connections.
ii. Click Network Connections.
iii. Right-click Local Area Connection, and then click Properties.
iV. Click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and then click Properties.
v. Click the General tab, and then click Advanced.
vi. Click the WINS tab.
vii. Under NetBIOS setting, click Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP, and then click OK two times.
viii.Click Close to close the Local Area Connection Properties dialog box.
iX. Close the Network Connections window.

step 2: Enable Computer Browser
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i. Right-click My Computer > then click Manage.
ii. Double-click Services and Applications.
iii. Double-click Services.
iv4. On the right side, right-click Computer Browser, and then click Start.
v. Close the Computer Management window.

Hope It will solve your Problem.

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