Connect to the Mac File Share from a Windows PC

Nice and intuitive tutorial but I do have one question to ask.

For some reason, when clicking on Add a Network Location the shared folders do not appear, even though I followed the instructions carefully, and restarted the connection a bunch of time. Hey, I'm on Yosemite. Please help. Sorry it was good up til this point. It's easy. Then scroll through the window to find a folder named "Public". You'll find the Dropbox folder there. You can then proceed with the step. Jackson, I have an update.

I have figured out my dilemma. All has transferred well even the wave files I was concerned about.

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The files transferred much faster than just plugging the external disk into a USB Port. Thanks a million man. Another question: How do I transfer the files from Windows to the Mac. Is there a list of instructions? What should I see on the iMac? In other words, where do I drag the files? Jackson, I found your instructions clear and easy to follow. I have not transferred anything yet, but I will. My main concern is transferring wave files into my DAW Workstation.

I will let you know how all worked out. I am glad your information is free and I did not have to set up an account.

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Thank you sir. Thanks Jackson. Thank you once again for all of this great advice and quickly responding. Are the 2 connected to the same network? If they are, then follow the steps in the article and you're golden. I apologize for my ignorance. No, a direct connection will not work in this instance. You either need to connect to a router or make your Windows PC connect to your Mac wirelessly through an adhoc connection.

Thanks for all the help here. I am a new Mac Pro convert from Windows 7. Can I perform this process with the above procedure and or do you have another outline? Thanks in advance. What are "Wave files"? If you managed to set up the network as shown above, your computers will be linked and will appear in the network. If you have file sharing enabled in Windows, you will be able to transfer files over.

I got a problem for once, i can access my laptop, it's got windows 7, but i can access my mac from my laptop. Any help?

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In all cases I have tried, when you use the explicit syntax wherever access to a Network drive is required, it should work. All the above works from Mac OS The crazy thing is that I cannot even ping the smb I can ping the Mac but I cannot connect to it. I use it all the time.

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I have Mavericks My Macbook pro could see the shared device but not connect. I tried RDC 2. What should I do? On Mac OS Mavericks is just focking broken. This is a great tip! I remembered having some difficulties with SL to Vista.

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But Mavericks and Windows works awesome and flawless! But for any receiver who is in the world of Apple, this is a great way to bulk send a […]. I hope this helps. I have been having a nightmare trying to link my Lion OSX Like Marshal, I am facing the same problem and not found any solution. I am using same login name on both machines. Able to see the shared folders on the Windows machine but not able to go into them. From Windows, I am able to read the shared Mac folders and even write to them.

It is visible but not accessible. I have been using this method for many years, most recently with a new It was working in December. Now, however, perhaps after the Microsoft security update yesterday, it does not work from Vista, XP or 7. I have tried Panther, Leopard and Lion and server and I hit a problem with all regarding file permissions.

Any clues of how to solve — I have searched the internet for an answer. Having the same problem as Chuck. Large files or large amount of smaller files trying to copy to a Windows share and get the same error. Grab some large files and copy to that Windows folder. Hope you could help me. Works fine between Lion and XP — watch the switch from forward to backward slashes though when entering the IP address.

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Yeah but be warned!!!! Lion On the Windows side, I highly recommend mapping a network drive so that you can access the Mac without having to reenter the IP and credentials on each connection. Works with OS X Using the IP address to gain access to your Mac's shared folders is a quick way to share files, but your Windows 8 PC won't remember the IP address once you close the Network places window. Instead of using the IP address, you can use your Mac's network name, which was also listed when you enabled file sharing on your Mac.

Open the File Explorer if it isn't already open, and then right-click the Network item in the sidebar. In the pop-up menu, select Properties. The Private network profile is probably already open and displaying available sharing options. If it isn't, you can open the profile by clicking the chevron to the right of the name. Within the Private network profile, be sure the following are selected: Turn on Network Discovery. Turn on File and Printer Sharing. Click the Save Changes button.

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Return to the Network places. Your Mac should now be automatically listed as one of the network locations you can access. If you don't see it, try clicking the reload button to the right of the URL field. Continue Reading.