[Samba] Unable to access Samba shares from Windows XP home ed ition

Anders Widman andewid at tnonline.net
Thu Feb 21 16:37:03 GMT 2002

Nope, you don't have to change anything in your windows registry.
However, you need to have you TCP/IP settings correct.


> Thanks Anders,  I'll take this as verification that it can be done and
> struggle on.  Does it require registry tweaks?

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Anders Widman [SMTP:andewid at tnonline.net]
>> Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2002 11:05 AM
>> To:   samba-admin at lists.samba.org; Harvey, Sean
>> Cc:   'samba at lists.samba.org'
>> Subject:      Re: [Samba] Unable to access Samba shares from Windows XP
>> home edition
>> You should be able to access Samba. You could choose "map to guest"
>> and set "guest account" to a valid linux accountt, or to root. But
>> that is not a very safe way to do it.
>> Have a look at: http://www.installkernel.com/samba
>> //Anders
>> > Can Win XP home edition access Samba shares?  I have a wide-open
>> smb.conf
>> > and still cannot access.
>> > Do I have to purchase XP Professional?  That's not going to happen.

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