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Running OS X 10.5.8 on an old MacBook Pro on a wireless network. It might be relevant that I recently upgraded the wireless router and the DHCP-assigned IP addresses changed. Before that, everything worked reasonably well.

I can connect to the MBP from Windows 7 computers on the network, logging in with a user name and password, and access the files there as expected.

But the MBP disappears from Windows Explorer after a few minutes. I can usually add it back (always checking the box to remember it) but it just keeps disappearing. Sometimes when it disappears, I can't add it back and when I try, Windows Explorer says, "can't find."

How can I get this share to stick?

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Code:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
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C:UsersJohn>ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : John-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :

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