[Samba] Need Help Getting Windows XP To Use Samba Properly

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Tue Dec 28 16:38:37 MST 2010

2010/12/29 Hodges, Robert CTR USAF AFMC 520 SMXS/MXDEC
<robert.hodges.ctr at hill.af.mil>:
> Refresh:  This error happens when you try to browse using "My Network Places" in the desktop.  Mapping works fine, access works fine.  Browsing is what fails in XP.  I need this to work or I'm looking at a huge and expensive documentation change effort that few would understand.

Windows XP should work well as a browsing client.

Most of problems around browsing are recently cause by firewall or
anti-virus functions.

Do you disable your firewall or anti-virus which blocks incoming UDP
traffic (137/udp and

Or using sniffer as tms3 said below.

2010/12/29  <tms3 at tms3.com>:
> Start sniffing the machine as you do a "Network Neighborhood" search.  You
> might also check and see just where and how lookups are being done for
> NETBios from an XP box command terminal
> nbtstat -r
> which will tell you how lookups are being done.  Might lead you to a
> culprit.

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at samba.gr.jp>

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