Unable to connect to samba shared folder via windows

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http://stackoverflow.com – im new to linux and Samba. Aim Create a called Shared_folder which can be accessed by ALL users (group name = users). Therefore, in order to map the drive in windows, the user is promoted to enter valid user credentials. Issue I have the following Shared_folder with the following permissions: drwxr-xr-x 2 nobody users 4096 Dec 27 00:24 Shared_folder ..and the following Samba config: [Shared_folder] printable = no writeable = yes path = /home/Shared_folder force group = users comment = Common Documenets accessible by all users valid users = @users create mod (HowTos)