Windows Share Folder Problem

Andy Koppe
Mon May 11 05:38:00 GMT 2009

> I am going to present the seminar on Cygwin in my organization.In that
> seminar I want to show you can access windows shared folder of any PC
> from Cygwin. To demonstrate that I have tried to mount that windows
> shared folder in cygwin but it didn't work. When I have searched in
> google for it. I came to know that i need to install "samba" on
> cygwin.

No need to mount anything or install samba: windows shares can be
accessed using the familiar Windows syntax, only with Unix slashes
rather than DOS backslashes:


Actually you can use backslashes too, but then the filename needs to be quoted:


Good luck with the seminar!


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