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[ubuntu] Samba problems

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Like many people it seems, I'm having trouble connecting to a Samba share on a machine running Lucid, in my case from a Windows 7 machine. I've tried all of the usual suggestions I can find. I can see the share from my windows machine, and when I try to connect to it, I get a Windows prompt "Enter network password". I have the same username set up under Windows and Ubuntu, and I am not using a domain controller. The workgroup is WORKGROUP in Windows, and that is what I have set in smb.conf in Ubuntu. This is where the problems start - the commentary all seems to say "use the sam (HowTos)