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Windows 7: Samba network share issue with Windows 7

07 Oct 2010   #31

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zorro3692 View Post
Tried everything. LM & NTLM, unchecked 128 bit encyption, created the D Words with values.
I cannot add a printer on my Ubuntu machine via Samba or CUPS which is connected to my Windows 7 machine. I keep getting authentication dialog box when I try to access the printer on my Win 7 machine. And despite the correct username and password, it gives me either "Permission Denied" or "Password Maybe Incorrect".

I even applied the "hot fix" as per the Samba wiki!

Nowhere to turn?
This Msoft .xps white paper document shows how to downlevel share with other Op systems. You want the third one down .xps.

Download details: Windows 7 & HomeGroup: Sharing with Windows XP, Windows Vista, and other operating systems

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07 Oct 2010   #32

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

My Ubuntu machine is connected to the router via ethernet, which I guess is DHCP. Samba works fine as far as mounting shares and sharing files with my Win 7 machine and vice versa. It's only the printer I am having problems with. And besides, if I connect the printer to my Ubuntu, I can print from Win 7!
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08 Oct 2010   #33

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

This Msoft .xps white paper document shows how to downlevel share with other Op systems. You want the third one down .xps.

Download details: Windows 7 & HomeGroup: Sharing with Windows XP, Windows Vista, and other operating systems[/QUOTE]
Hi Chev,
I downloaded the .xps, but what does it do? I cannot open it.
Can you please explain.

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11 Oct 2010   #34

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Ha! Finally, after months of trying. My Ubuntu machine prints from my HP printer connected to my Windows 7 machine.

The problem was that god-damned Windows Live Sign-In Assistant(!*?). Uninstalling same let me access my print shares on Win 7 without having to log in!

See: Possible problem with Windows Live Sign-In Assistant and file sharing (SMB)
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19 Jan 2011   #35

Shares login problem

I have a very specific problem.

I have win7 shares working 100% with most devices - eg. other PCs (Vista), an Android file viewer, etc. These all have 'everyone' access and no passwords.

One device (Technisat sat box) can access shares on all other devices EXCEPT win7 when a login box appears and no combination of user/password works.

I have changed every possible value (regedit policies) recommended in 100s of posts. Nothing works.

I have been told that the failure is due to MS-RAP being deprecated in win7. There is no possibility to modify the network parameters on the sat box. The only solution offered by Microsoft is to install and use Xp-mode!!! Can this be really the case?

Is there no known fix to reinstate the ms-rap protocol in win7 so that other devices can use shares as in Vista and Xp (and linux, etc).

This is driving me nuts.

Help please!!!????
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12 Jun 2019   #36


i searched around one year for this solution. THANKS!!
I was already afraid to have to replace my old, but good Linux Samba server.
Now i have the same problem with android apps (samba clients) which cannot access my Linux Samba server, maybe because of the same problem. (ES-file explorer e.g. has no settings about smb)
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