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http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/FastStart.html#id2554221

I followed this guide for Anonymous Read-Write Document Server...

THe workgroup is correct and i have set permission 777 to my shared folder...
I also called smbpasswd to add an existing user.

From windowse 7 i can see the folder but when i try to get in i get errorenter image description here

Wasted 5 hours and no success... Tried with other security levels also not success..

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You likely have Samba blocked by your firewall. To unblock it:

  1. Locate Firewall Configuration on your System menu and run it, or run system-config-firewall on a terminal or by pressing ALT+F2.
  2. Enter your root password when prompted.
  3. Locate the Samba service.
  4. Check the box to the left of it.
  5. Click Apply on the toolbar.

screenshot of firewall config

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