SMB Signing

Windows 8 cannot connect to some older SMB servers. In some cases, its actually the signing of SMB that's the problem. Disabling SMB 2 all together is pretty drastic and slows you down.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2686098

An administrative power shell prompt and this did it for me

Set-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanWorkstation\Parameters" RequireSecureNegotiate -Value 0 -Force



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