Unable To Access Files On Windows 10 Share

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gil_happy
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Unable To Access Files On Windows 10 Share

Postby gil_happy » Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:46 pm

Hello, I'm unble to connect to a Windows 10 Home share from Mint Linux (Cinnamon 3.6.6 Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia). In Mint, under 'Network', I can see my Windows PC. When I double click on the icon for my Windows PC, it asks for username, Domain, and Password.
username: I entered my Mint Linux username
Domain: Was automatically polulated with 'WORKGROUP'
Password: I entered in my Mint Linux password

Once I clicked on 'Connect', it listed 5 items. Since I shared my entire 'C' folder from Windows, I see both a 'C' and 'C$' (these are 2 out of the 5 items).
- When I click on 'C', it throws an error saying 'Unable To Mount Location'
- When I click on 'C$', a box pops up indicating 'Password required for share c$ on deskop-xxxx'
- If I choose 'Anonymous' and then 'Connect', it will not connect
- If I choose 'Registered User', it is asking for username, Domain and Password.

I 'think' I have tried both my Mint Linux credentials and my Windows 10 credentials (and a combination) and I'm unable to connect to the c$ (which I assume is the correct location to connect). AFAIK, my Windows 10 PC is not part of Workgroup and I have turned on file and printer sharing and then allowed 'Everyone' full permissions for the Share in Windows.

There is a another thread that is similar to this, but I'm unable to figure out what the problem is.
viewtopic.php?t=231383

Any help is great appreciated!

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Re: Unable To Access Files On Windows 10 Share

Postby martyfender » Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:51 pm

I don't have a Windows 10 PC, but recent updates to it did away with SMB 1.1 and I believe it uses SMB 2.0 plus.
Search for renabling SMB 1.0 or 1.1, (I don't remember which) in windows 10. There is a Micrsoft link on how to do it.

I'm not sure if this will help, or not It has helped some Android user of a great Android file explorer, access their Windows 10 shares, per the Android Mixplorer xda forum thread. You can find that thread by searching for "Mixplorer xda'.

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Re: Unable To Access Files On Windows 10 Share

Postby gil_happy » Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:23 pm

Thank you for this... I guess I should have stated that the purpose of this exercise was to be able to copy folders from my Windows PC to my Linux PC as I will be returning my Windows PC back to the original owner.

I'll just use WinSCP to copy from my Windows PC to my Linux PC - transfer is currently in progress.


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