View Full Version : Windows XP Access Files/Printers

November 27th, 2010, 06:55 PM
Have 10.10, but for some reason cannot access an XP workgroup or machine. I can ping in both directions from Ubuntu to XP and vice versa.

When I try to open the Windows Workgroup I get the following error:

Unable to mount location.
Failed to retrieve share list from server.

November 27th, 2010, 09:08 PM
Have a look at this thread:

November 28th, 2010, 02:42 AM

I finally got this working, yet I did not have Dlink advanced DNS turned on. In my situation, the:

Use Unicasting : (compatibility for some DHCP Servers)

was turned on the router, when unchecked I am back to normal!