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I have a problem in ubuntu 12.04

My lan settings are as follows:

4 windows pc.
1 ubuntu 12.04 desktop.

I can see all the network pc on my ubuntu network.

I can access shared folders of 3 windows PC but can not access folders of 1 windows PC.

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Can anybody tell me what should be the problem??

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did you install samba? – Avinash Raj Feb 14 '14 at 6:40
Yes i installed samba – Chirag Parekh Feb 14 '14 at 6:41
I can access other windows pc but can not access only single windows pc. – Chirag Parekh Feb 14 '14 at 6:41

You must not had shared your directory or given permissions to the windows folder.

Check the network sharing and enable the network sharing.

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The shared folder can be seen on all other pc but can not access only in ubuntu pc. – Chirag Parekh Feb 14 '14 at 7:18
can you see other pcs? – kashminder Feb 14 '14 at 7:20
Yes i can see other pcs. – Chirag Parekh Feb 14 '14 at 7:21

Had this same issue.. check connection type, public/work/home and verify folders are being shared via network sharing center by enabling file sharing

Also its a good idea to not allow everyone, and specify a user with a decent password. Then book mark it from your Linux device after.

Basically How I run my media server.

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The password protection is only useful if you must allow untrusted devices on your local network. Otherwise it's security theatre. – David Foerster Oct 20 '14 at 3:27
You should always protect your devices. Its not too difficult to gain access to a network. Sitting in a car snoopin on wireless is fairly easy to break peoples wifi passwords. Its best to have several levels of security to protect your computer/data from being compromised. – CrazyIndianChief Dec 21 '14 at 23:18
Breaking into WPA2 networks isn't easy, if their key is derived from a password with sufficient entropy. – David Foerster Dec 22 '14 at 15:14
how many people make passwords that are sufficient that aren't in IT? 123456 is still a very popular password... don’t even need to crack the encryption, a dictionary attack is right around the corner and faster.. jus sayin ALSO.. how hard is it to hack a windows machine that is trusted on a network? As much as i hate to admit that i own computers with windows on it... – CrazyIndianChief Apr 26 '15 at 16:55

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