Windows 7 / 2008 server - access shares on other operation systems

If you have problems access shares on other systems e.g. linux samba from your windows 7 or 2008 server, this may help you.

1. Go to Control Panel - Administrative Tools - Local Security Policy
2. Select Local Policies - Security Options
3. Change the "Network: LAN Manager authentication level" to "Send LM & NTLM respones"