[Samba] Can't browse \Windows from Linux

Adam Nielsen adam.nielsen at uq.edu.au
Tue Nov 22 22:58:43 GMT 2005

> I have Samba working nicely on my network, except that there are a few
> folders, including \Windows, on the XP machine that I can't browse
> from Linux.  I can see and enter the folders, but the contents are
> null.  What is preventing me from getting to these folders?

I've seen this problem in the past under Win98 of all things.  Under XP
I suspect the user you're connecting as may not have access to \Windows
- have you tried adding the user "Everyone" and giving them
read/browse access?


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