Here's how to repair/fix Windows cannot access 0x800704cf error manually.
Method 1: Disable Client for Microsoft Networks
Method 2: Edit Registry Editor this way: · Visit HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NetBT\Parameters · set TransportBindName registry string (REG_SZ) to \Device\ · check whether SMBDeviceEnabled named registry DWORD (REG_DWORD) exists or not. If the DWORD exists and has a Value data of 0 assigned, it means direct hosting is disabled. You have change this Value data to 1 · Save. Restart your computer and check the error again. See OP@ www.kapilarya.com/error-0x800704cf-the-network-location-cant-be-reached
Method 3 Reset TCP/IP stack Run the following command lines as the admin user: ipconfig /flushdns - Clear DNS Cache nbtstat -RR - Refresh netBIOS Names netsh int ip reset - Reset IP settings; system reboot is required! netsh winsock reset - Reset Winsock Catalog; a system reboot is required!
Method 4:Uninstall Network Adapters · Uninstall the listed items one by one; · Restart; · Reinstall your adapters by launching Scan for Hardware changes