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

Chris Smith smb_77 at chrissmith.org
Wed Dec 29 09:31:22 MST 2010

On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 10:32 AM, Hodges, Robert CTR USAF AFMC 520
SMXS/MXDEC <robert.hodges.ctr at hill.af.mil> wrote:
> If the Computer Browser service is enabled in XP, XP will elect itself as the master browser because it doesn't acknowledge the Samba box's server broadcasts.

I think you need the Browser service enabled. Try some registry tweaks
and reboot:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Browser\Parameters\ -
IsDomainMaster FALSE
MaintainServerList Disabled


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