Clyde E. Kunkel wrote, On 11/24/2008 01:28 PM:
If from gnome I try to connect to Places/connect to server/Windows
and enter the name of the vista computer, I get and error box saying
Cannot disply location "smb://myvistacomputer/" No application is
registered as handing this file. Yet, if I use the ip address of the
vista computer I get access to the shares on the vista machine.
What am I doing wrong, or what do I need to do right? The vista machine
s ip address is not static and changes as computers on the network are
Does the following look familiar/similar to your problem?
i.e. Microsoft changed something to fix a known bug(MS08-068), and it messed
up the way SMB authentication is done from a windows machine to a samba server
machine. perhaps it messed it up the other way around too.
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