1.    1 Week Ago #1
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 & Linum Mint 18

    Can't connect to shared external USB from Linux/Android,can from Win10

    I've got a weird one that I can't seem to solve.

    I have a Windows 10 Home desktop with a permanently attached external USB HD.

    The internal drives are share from with everyone privileges at a folder level and a drive level (for testing). Homegroup is turned off completely.

    From a Windows 10 machine I can access all shares without issue. Read and write files.

    From any non Windows machine I can access the internal drive (c including the public folder, but not the external drive. The shares are seen, but trying to connect produces an unknown error.

    I've tried replacing permissions on the external drive at the root level and replacing them on all child objects with no change. As far as I can tell the everyone read and write permission essentially removes security, so I don't think it's a username and password issue.

    I have no meaningful error messages from android or linux, but have not checked windows.

    Anyone have any ideas?
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  2.    1 Week Ago #2
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 2,540
    EL Capitan

    It helps to know what this USB drive is hooked into, along with what brand and model that it is. Nothing really that we can do unless we know how it was formatted, how it is connected to either network or the computer and were you able to use it before this problem occurred.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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