my windows/linux network
debiani386 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 1 13:21:02 UTC 2007
Eberhard Roloff wrote:
> Brian McKee wrote:
>> On 31/07/07, cj <debiani386 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Brian McKee wrote:
>>>> On 31/07/07, cj <debiani386 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Can you just clairfy - Windows XP Home? 98? 3.1? 2K?
>>> xp home
>>>> And how do you log in when the Windows machine is powered up? Click a
>>>> name? or does it log directly into Windows without a log in page?
>>> and it logs in directly w/o login page (boy that sounds like a secure
>>> server dont it? :P )
>> OK - so that means 'Simple File Sharing' (I'm not a Windows expert mind you)
>> Try 'Guest' and 'Guest' or 'Guest' and blank password.
>> Also, IIRC (I'm used to XP Pro) you should have a user name at the top
>> of the start menu still - even if it automatically logs you in. You
>> could try that username.
> I would pop up the windows startmenu. There you should see, what user
> name is automatically logged in on your windows box.
> Now, if this user can use all shares of the windows network from her
> windows box, then THIS is the user that you should use on Konqueror when
> you are asked for a user/password combination.
> Now, this user either has a blank password or a password that is
> automatically "given" at login on windows. When blank pw does not work
> for you from linux, you will need to find out, what the password is.
> Alternatively you can reset it to a new known value. This should be most
> probably doable for you since perosnally I never ever saw a win XP @home
> with automatic login set, where the user did not work with Admin
> privileges, although the rumour is that it is surely doable. ;-))))
> kind regards
ok so i re-enabled shares on the server system (i dont know why he took
down the shares) and everything works ok.
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