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I have shared a samba folder on ubuntu desktop. Is there a way to disable ubuntu shared folder password prompt when accessed from windows?.

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check "Remember My password" check box.

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Then check "Reconnect at logon"

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won't it prompt even after rebooting the windows machine? – user3215 Feb 14 '11 at 10:12
Yes, but first unmount the mounted shared location, then mount it again with checking "Remember my password" and "Reconnect at logon" checkbox's, after that you can try rebooting your windows machine it won't prompt again. – Achu Feb 14 '11 at 10:49
I have checked the way you suggested on my xp vm. I don't know why it's still prompting for the password after every reboot. I've checked it for 6-7 times rebooting xp vm and it kept on prompting for the password. – user3215 Feb 14 '11 at 12:20
No, actually it should be on xp physical machine. I'm just trying to access ubuntu shared folder on my xp virtual machine. – user3215 Feb 14 '11 at 12:58
I'm thinking if it works on the vm then it will definitely works on the real windows machine – user3215 Feb 14 '11 at 13:01

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