Apple is becoming more popular everyday (I love my MacBook and it’s selling in record numbers this year), yet most people still have Windows PCs at home. If you are running both Macs and PCs on your network, there’s a good chance you might want to share files between your Mac and PC. You can do this in one of two directions: either access Mac files from a Windows PC or access Windows files from a Mac. Today I’m going to talk about how you can share files on your Mac and access them on your PC. The process is fairly simple and should work as long as you are on the same network and don’t have any over zealous security settings configured on your Mac.
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The first thing you’ll need to do is enable file sharing on your Mac. Here’s how to do it. Enable File Sharing on Mac OS X First go to the System Preferences menu option by clicking on the Apple icon at the top left and then clicking on System Preferences. Now click on the Sharing icon, which is where we need to go to configure all the sharing options. Before you get started, make sure to click on the little gold lock icon at the bottom left otherwise everything will be greyed out and you won’t be able to make any changes.
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Now go ahead and check the File Sharing box under Service to enable file sharing. This one dialog pretty much contains all the settings and options for sharing. Starting at the top, you can change your computer name to something less complex so Windows users have an easier time connecting. If you don’t, OS X will give it a short name automatically so that Windows can recognize it. Click the Edit button to change the name.
You’ll also see the IP address for the computer listed by the Options button. Under Shared Folders, the Public folder is shared out by default.
Click the little + (plus) button to share any folder on your hard drive. Under Users, you can see the standard permissions and edit them as you see fit. The only other thing you have to do is click on the Options button and you’ll see a section at the bottom called Windows File Sharing. In order to connect from a Windows machine, you have to check the box next to the user name and enter your password.
For whatever reason, OS X has to store your Mac user account password in a less secure way in order to connect from a Windows machine. If you don’t do this step, you’ll be asked to enter the username and password from your Windows machine, but it will just give you an error even if you type it in correctly. That’s about it from the Mac side. Now it’s time to try connect from your Windows machine.
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Connect to Mac from Windows There are a couple of ways you can do this. One way is to simply open up Explorer and click on Network. You should see the Mac computer listed there. If Windows asks you to enable Network Discovery, then go ahead and do that. Now when you double-click on the computer name, it should pop up a login dialog box.
Enter the same username and password that you had entered in the Windows File sharing dialog on OS X earlier. If the user account on your Mac had spaces, don’t worry because Windows can handle it just fine. If everything went well, you should see some shared folders now on your Windows computer! Another way to connect is to use the Run command from the Start Menu. Click on Start, then Run and type in the IP address or computer name: Now you’ll get the same dialog box where you have to enter the username and password for your Mac user account. You should now be able to copy files back and forth from Windows to Mac and vice versa.