Fix: Error Code 0x80070035 The Network Path Was Not Found on Windows

This error code 0x80070035 occurs when trying to access another computer by an internal network either cable or wireless.

Error Code 0x80070035 The Network Path Was Not Found

Error code: 0x80070035 The Network Path Was Not Found

The meaning of the error code 0x80070035 is that the network path you are trying to access is not found anymore. This problem could appear either from a third-party antivirus software your computer has installed which is preventing Windows cannot access specific path or your Windows has encountered some system problems hence preventing your access to the path.

Because this error code 0x80070035 is quite serious, today I am going to show you how to fix error code 0x80070035 on Windows 10.

How To Fix Error Code 0x80070035 in Windows 10

Method 1: Disable Firewall and third-party antivirus software

If your computer has recently installed a third-party firewall or antivirus programs then you disable them temporarily. After they have been disabled, you need to reboot Windows and check if error code 0x80070035 has fixed.

Method 2: Update Network Adapter Drivers

You should able be fix error 0x80070035 by Updating Network Adapter Drivers. To do that, follow the steps:

Step 1. Go to Device Manager by pressing Windows Key + X and select Device Manager from the list.
Step 2. When Device Manager pops up, right-click on the network device name, then click Driver Update Software.
Step 3. Then you click Search automatically for updated driver software. Windows will now update the best driver for your network adapter.
Step 4. Lastly, restart your computer and then check if error code 0x80070035 has resolved.

If Windows can’t look for a new driver for your network adapter, you can download and install the latest network adapter driver from manufacturer of Network Adapter or the computer manufacturer’s website. To update quickly and easily, I strongly recommend you to use this driver updater tool to do it automatically.

Method 3: Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP

To turn on NetBIOS over TCP/IP on Windows 10, follow these steps:

Step 1. Press Windows Key + R then type ncpa.cpl and press Enter.
Step 2. When a new window appears, right-click on the connection you are using, and choose Properties.
Step 3. Then you select the Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties as shown below.
Step 4. Under the General tab, click the Advanced button.
Step 5. From the Advanced TCP/IP settings windows, switch to WINS tab.
Step 6. Under NetBIOS setting, select the option named Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP, and then click OK thrice to save changes.

Method 4: Check Network Discovery

If the network path was not found, maybe network discovery is turned off or you either assigned the incorrect network profile (public instead or private). To check Network Discovery, follow these steps below:

Step 1. Press Windows Key + I to open Windows Settings then click Network & Internet.
Step 2. In the panel on the left, click Ethernet (if you’re connected to a network using a network cable) or click either Wi-Fi (if you’re connected to a wireless network).
Step 3. Under the Related setting section on the right, you click Change advanced sharing options.
Step 4. Then you expand the network profile currently assigned to your network connection.
Step 5. In the step, make sure that network discovery is turned on. To do that, select “Turn on network discovery” in the Network discover section. Also, check the box that says “Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices.”
Step 6. Lastly, you click Save changes then exit the Settings window.

If you cannot turn on Network Discovery read more this tutorial.

Method 5: Perform a Windows 10 Clean Boot

You can fix the network path was not found error code 0x80070035 by performing a clean boot in Windows 10. Using this way, you’ll turn off all services and third-party applications that might be interfering with your network connection. You can learn more how to perform a clean boot in windows 10 in this post.

Hope this tutorial helps you! Feel free to drop a comment if warning still persists! If you get any other Windows 10 related errors you can see for the solution in my Windows 10 tricks section.


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