How to Repair Error 0x80070035 (Network Path was Not Found) on Windows 10

Of the many ways to share files between two systems, sharing files between two systems connected to the same network is one of the most convenient options. However, some users have reported the following error when trying to share resources:

Error code 0x80070035 Network path not found.

What causes error 0x80070035?

This error 0x80070035 occurs when you cannot access network resources. It’s kind of a confusing error because you can still ping the resource, which means the resource is on the network, and access it via RDP, which means you have access. The most common causes of this error are firewall, antivirus, or DNS.

How to resolve error 0x80070035?

Reinstall the network adapters on the PC

  1. Right-click on the Start button and select Device Manager.
  2. Click the View tab and select the Show hidden drivers option.
  3. Locate the network adapters and expand them.
  4. Uninstall all the drivers by right-clicking on each one and selecting Uninstall Device.
  5. Reboot your computer and see if the error persists.

Perform an SFC scan

  1. Go to Search, type Command Prompt, and click Run as administrator.
  2. Enter the following command and press Enter:
    sfc/scannow.
  3. Wait for the process to finish, as it will take some time.
  4. Reboot your computer.

Launch the Windows Update troubleshooter

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking the Start button.
  2. Go to the Update and Security section.
  3. Click on Troubleshooting.
  4. Select Advanced Troubleshooting.
  5. Find Windows Update and click Run Troubleshooting.
  6. Follow the remaining instructions and let the wizard complete the process.
  7. Reboot your computer.

Turn on network discovery

  1. Click the Start button, then type Control Panel in the search box of the Start menu.
  2. Go to Control Panel and click View As > Small Icons in the upper-right corner.
  3. Click on Network and Sharing Center.
  4. In the pane on the left, select Change advanced sharing options.
  5. Select Enable network discovery.
  6. Reboot the system and see if the error has been fixed.

Enable advanced sharing

  1. Navigate to your local drive (C:), right-click it, and select Properties.
  2. Click on the Sharing tab.
  3. Click on the “Advanced Sharing” section.
  4. Select the Share this folder checkbox.
  5. Click Apply and then OK to save your changes.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Disable your antivirus program and Windows firewall.
  2. Make sure that network discovery is enabled.
  3. Make sure that sharing is enabled on your computer.
  4. Reinstall the network adapters on your PC (including hidden adapters).
  5. Enable NetBIOS via TCP/IP.

  1. Check your dependency services settings.
  2. Update Windows drivers.
  3. Check the sharing settings.
  4. Allow network discovery through the firewall.
  5. Perform network troubleshooting.
  6. Reset your network settings.

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. Perform Windows troubleshooting.
  3. Update the network card driver.
  4. Check the network profile.
  5. Check the sharing settings.
  6. Enable network discovery using the command line.
  7. Use network reset.
  8. Check the service settings.

  1. Use correct path names.
  2. Enable sharing on the remote device.
  3. Make sure that the user account has permissions for the remote resource.
  4. Synchronize the clock.
  5. Disable local firewalls.
  6. Reset TCP/IP.
  7. Reboot all devices.