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Windows 7: Win7 Network sharing with Apple ?

04 Oct 2010   #1

windows 7 Ultimate 32bit & 64bit
Win7 Network sharing with Apple ?

Hey guys i got a pc with a dlink router, i got cable internet and atm i have a mac laptops connected through the wifi. Never really had to the need to be sharing stuff out of my pc until now, is there any good tutorials on this?


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04 Oct 2010   #2
mr pc

Windows 7

have you tried

On PC:

Go to Network and Sharing in Control Panel
Click on Change Advanced Sharing to the left
I turned Everything to On (besides password sharing to be safe)

On Mac:

Sys Preferences
Click Sharing
choose File Sharing on the left
Go into Options and choose both AFP and SMB (not sure if AFP is needed but I did it to be safe)

Ctrl Click Finder - Connect to server
type smb://your pc name/users
It might ask you to put in your Mac computer name and password
click connect and it should in theory mount

see if that works - I have yet to figure out how to share back to my Windows machine
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07 Oct 2010   #3

windows 7 Ultimate 32bit & 64bit

Awesome! got it connected , its showing my user/ documents folder, from my C drive. I have a seperate drive (E:) and theres a folder in there i would like to share so i right clicked on the folder and selected sharing and added in users with read and write priv, but it does not appear on the mac side , any ideas?

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