Before you start monkeying around the the registry in Win7 I would suggest the following:
Originally Posted by Intacto
** Start your own thread.
This thread is labeled "Outdated Tutorials and Tips" because the original author is no longer a member of the forum and no longer uses Ubuntu. BTW, despite it being called outdated it's still the best HowTo in this forum explaining how to set up a Linux WINS server .
** When you do start your own thread posting the output of the following commands will help in diagnosing your problem:
net usershare info --long