Sharing Files Between Windows XP and Mac OS X

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Sharing Files Between Windows XP and Mac OS X

Postby curlee » Mon Aug 07, 2006 9:10 pm

To enable file sharing on Mac OS X 10.3 Panther and 10.4 Tiger:
    Click on System Preferences - Sharing
    Make sure the Services tab is selected
    Click to check Windows Sharing
    Note your Mac's IP address at the bottom of the window
To access a Mac share from Windows XP:
    Click on Start - Search
    Click on Computers or people - A computer on the network
    Enter the Mac's IP address that you noted above
    Enter your OS X username and password

To access a shared XP folder from OS X:
    Click on Finder - Go - Connect to Server
    Click on the Server and PC to connect
    Click on Connect
    Enter your Mac username and password
    Click on OK
    Select the name of the shared folder to access
    Click on OK

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