Yeah, just shut down those firewalls, they are pesky and block your user needs. Who needsOriginally posted here by MrBabis
I have no problem to acces linux shares from windows boxes.
I am not using domain server in my network.
I have seen that it can cause some connection problem sometimes.
And also firewall that block NetBIOS ports that uses for share connections.
It is good to shut it down.