[Samba] Abnormal Windows behaviour with Samba

Mike Rushton mrushton at epix.net
Mon May 28 19:23:02 GMT 2007

Redirecting a folder is a matter of changing a registry setting - this 
is what I am aiming to do. 
I think both XPP and XPH would let you do this ...   I may be wrong.

James Lockie wrote:

> Erebus wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I am using Samba v3.0.24 on an Ubuntu Server system as a fileserver 
>> for 30
>> pcs. Samba is working nice but I face a problem that I can't tell if 
>> it is
>> because of Samba or Windows. Let me explain:
>> On the Windows terminals (XP SP2) I have changed the special folders
>> settings in registry, so as to redirect them to samba shares instead of
>> local folders. Among the folders I have changed is the desktop 
>> folder, the
>> start menu and the startup folder, which now point to i.e.
>> \\server\share\folder.
> XP Professional or XP Home?
> I don't even know if you can do that with only Windows.
> I doubt XP Home but maybe XP Pro.

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