[olug] Connecting Windows7 Home Premium to SAMBA

Kevin sharpestmarble at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 08:08:52 UTC 2011

Have you tried nothing, Guest/guest, and other similar defaults?
Alternatively, create a userid/password in smb on the Linux server and tell
Win7 to remember the credentials.
On Jul 15, 2011 7:20 PM, "Paul Lewis" <phldml3 at cox.net> wrote:
> I had to buy a new computer and it came with Windoze 7 Home Premium
> version on it. I connected it to the internet last evening and most
> things worked immediately. I have shared files on a SAMBA server that
> I'm not able to access from the new machine. All my searches on the
> internet suggest changes to the 'local security policy' editor, but Win7
> Home Premium doesn't have that on it....so how can I get my computer to
> connect up to the SAMBA Server.
> I am able to 'see' the SAMBA server in "My Computer", but when I click
> on it it asks for a userid and pswd. Under XP and Linux there were
> none. Any suggestions on which why to progress would be greatly
> appreciated.
> Paul
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