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Windows 7: sharing between mac and pc

29 May 2011   #1
FisherPric3

win 7 prof 64
 
 
sharing between mac and pc

alright. iv got an i mac and a windows 7 PC before i had windows 7 the i mac seen my XP system and could connect and share a printer no porblem. now that iv upgraded to windows 7 thigs have become much more complicated and i need some serious help. iv been seraching and reading forums for days and nothing.

issue 1: mac does not even recognize the windows 7 PC:
my old xp system just showed up in the network tab of the i mac i did
not need to do anything it was just there. now i have 7 and i dont show
up.

issue 2: printer does not show up:
when i had xp i set the printer to be shared on the network and it would
just show up in the mac search for printers. switched to 7 and now i
share the printer and it doesn't show up. someone please help me.


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30 May 2011   #2
jhansen965

Windows 7 profesional
 
 

Since you upgraded to Windows 7, did you set the sharing permissions right. That's the only thing I can think of now. Good luck.
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30 May 2011   #3
MikeS104

Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FisherPric3 View Post
alright. iv got an i mac and a windows 7 PC before i had windows 7 the i mac seen my XP system and could connect and share a printer no porblem. now that iv upgraded to windows 7 thigs have become much more complicated and i need some serious help. iv been seraching and reading forums for days and nothing.

issue 1: mac does not even recognize the windows 7 PC:
my old xp system just showed up in the network tab of the i mac i did
not need to do anything it was just there. now i have 7 and i dont show
up.

issue 2: printer does not show up:
when i had xp i set the printer to be shared on the network and it would
just show up in the mac search for printers. switched to 7 and now i
share the printer and it doesn't show up. someone please help me.

Did you turn off the firewall?
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30 May 2011   #4
FisherPric3

win 7 prof 64
 
 

i have set sharing permissions as low as possible like open to everyone 40-50 byt encryption no pass word protection.
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31 May 2011   #5
MikeS104

Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FisherPric3 View Post
i have set sharing permissions as low as possible like open to everyone 40-50 byt encryption no pass word protection.

Can you provide a screen shot the settings? You can crop out the names if you like.
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31 May 2011   #6
jorpe

7600x64 ultimate, not SP1
 
 

Cannot Access MacBook on W7 Workgroup After Upgrade does this help? I used it to network several computers using snow leopard and win7 together.
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02 Jun 2011   #7
FisherPric3

win 7 prof 64
 
 

Quote:
Can you provide a screen shot the settings? You can crop out the names if you like.
is this good or is there more stuff you need?


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02 Jun 2011   #8
MikeS104

Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FisherPric3 View Post
Quote:
Can you provide a screen shot the settings? You can crop out the names if you like.
is this good or is there more stuff you need?

have you actually setup any shares? Right-click on a folder you want to share and click on "Share with" and follow the prompts.
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03 Jun 2011   #9
FisherPric3

win 7 prof 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MikeS104 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FisherPric3 View Post
Quote:
Can you provide a screen shot the settings? You can crop out the names if you like.
is this good or is there more stuff you need?

have you actually setup any shares? Right-click on a folder you want to share and click on "Share with" and follow the prompts.
yes i have. a few things in my documents folders
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03 Jun 2011   #10
jorpe

7600x64 ultimate, not SP1
 
 

Cannot Access MacBook on W7 Workgroup After Upgrade



Accessing Mac OS X Windows Sharing from Windows 7
Windows 7 will not work with Mac OS X Windows file sharing support by default. If you attempt to access a folder shared from Mac OS X, Windows 7 will display a logon error repeatedly.
The problem is that Windows 7, by default, will only use NTLMv2 for authentication, which is not supported by Mac OS X's Windows Sharing service.
The other problem is the Minimum Session Security for NTVLM SSP based Clients.
To get around this:
1. In Windows 7, open the Control Panel
3. Double-click Administration Tools
4. Double-click Local Security Policy
5. Expand "Local Policies" and select "Security Options"
6. Locate "Network Security: LAN Manager Authentication Level" in the list and double-click it.
7. Change the setting from "Send NTMLv2 response only" to "Send LM & NTLM - use NTLMv2 session if negotiated"
8. Network Security: Minimum session security for NTLM SSP Based (including secure RPC) Clients
9. Change the setting from "require 128 bit" to unchecked (No Minimum)
10. Click OK
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