[Samba] SOLVED Powerpoint 2007 will not advance slides when saved on a Samba share

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Aug 24 20:44:29 UTC 2015

On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 11:04:02AM +0100, kevin.hall at hallictservices.co.uk wrote:
> The spaces in the netbios name were the cause.
> Powerpoint 2007 worked as expected when the spaces were removed on a test setup.
> It also worked when a netbios alias was added to smb.conf.
> If I get the time, I will have to investigate why every other piece of software
> in the building, including Powerpoint 2003, didn't seem to mind spaces in the
> netbios name but Powerpoint 2007 did but only when advancing slides!

Thanks for tracking that down and letting us know Kevin. That is amazingly weird :-).

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