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Connecting to Windows using SMB

Connecting to Windows using SMB

Connecting to Windows using SMB


I have a Mac with Leopard 10.5.8 and I am trying to connect to Windows machine using smb://ipaddress/C$.  I get this when I try doing that
The Finder cannot complete the operation because some data in "smb://ipaddress/C$" could not be read or written. (Error code -36)
I have another MAC which works fine.  Any idea what could be causing this behavior?

RE: Connecting to Windows using SMB

Stating the obvious - the drive on the Windows box must be shared and sharing must be turned on.  

Or maybe:  


RE: Connecting to Windows using SMB

That article refers to 10.4

The drive is shared as other Mac computers can connect to it.

I even tried binding it to a domain but that didn't help.  Other computers can connect to it whether they are on a domain or not.

So am still stuck.


RE: Connecting to Windows using SMB

A Google search on Samba Error 36 turned up a lot of Mac related hits.  

RE: Connecting to Windows using SMB

yes, I know, but none are are the same as mine.  That's why I posted here hoping that I might get more specific answer

RE: Connecting to Windows using SMB

I had tons of problems trying to connect to the root. but when I changed to a shared folder it worked fine. Are all the others connecting to the root?



RE: Connecting to Windows using SMB

Have you tried to connect via IP? Can each machine Ping each other?


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