[Samba] Win 98 loosing it.

Bob Crandell bob at assuredcomp.com
Wed Mar 17 15:56:34 GMT 2004

Simon Hobson (shobson-lists at colony.com) wrote:
> Bob Crandell wrote:
> >One of my friends came to me with a problem I've heard of before but haven't
> >found an answer yet.
> >
> >Her situation is a Windows network with a mixture of Win XP and Win 98
> >computers.  There are 4 98 machines of which 2 are giving her, and now me,
> >fits.  Seems these 2 loose their drive mappings after about 5 - 10 minutes of
> >idle time.  They work fine as long as the user is actively doing something.
> I recall something vaguely similar some time ago, it was due to the
> computer going into sleep mode (or something similar) which caused
> all network connections to drop. Could be worth checking.
> Simon
That was one of the first things I checked.  Power save and screen savers are
the first to go when I troubleshoot a Windoze issue.


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