[Samba] Using Samba with cygwin on Xp

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 17:22:20 GMT 2008

> I installed Samba with cygwin on Xp Pro Pc and managed to share my folders
> to other users. I have just two problems.
> 1. When I work at the machine with Samba installed I no longer seem to be
> able to browse the net work through My Network Places.
>    Also when I click on "View Workgroup Computers" none of the computers on
> my Network appears.
> 2. My printers no longer lists under the control panel and only reapears
> after I disabled Samba. How can I configure Samba
>    to show my printers

You are running samba on a windows machine? And you expect that the
windows implementation of cifs will somehow work on the same ports
that samba is using??


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