SOLUTION: Windows 98 (beta 2) and Samba

Mariusz Jarzebowski mariusz_jarzebowski at
Sat Oct 11 00:56:51 GMT 1997

To enable the plain text passwords in Windows 98, add the following line to  
your Windows registry:


Don't forget to reboot your machine afterwards. Now you'll be able to login  
from Windows 98 to Samba server without switching to encrypted passwords.


-- Mariusz Jarzebowski

P.S. Instead of updating the registry manually, you can also save the above  
two lines as, for example, WIN98.REG files and double click on it.

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