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How to make Windows 7 Network show Samba share after VM is rebooted/restored?

How to make Windows 7 Network show Samba share after VM is rebooted/restored?

On Windows 7, I have VirtualBox running Linux (Ubuntu 8.04), with Samba set up so that the Windows host can access it. But if the virtual machine is shut down & restored, or rebooted, the Windows Network no longer shows it.

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bert [Entry]

The solution is easy. Dont use a NetBios/Samba share. Instead, run a FTP server on the Linux VM and then use Windows7 to create a mapped drive to the FTP server. Its way easier and the performance is way better.