|Sep 6, 2010, 05:37 PM||#1|
Just purchased an LG DVD Player (BD570) with WiFi connected by wireless to my network.
I want to be able to watch the movies, mainly avi's that are stored on my iMac and/or external drive thru the LG on the TV. (connecting a USB external drive directly to the LG works great)
The iMac does show up as a server on the LG, however when I select it, a request comes up for a CIFS login and password. Tried my iMac login as well as the router login. Neither of which work.
The term CIFS is a new one to me and searches haven't helped me. Any suggestions ?
|Sep 6, 2010, 07:01 PM||#2|
CIFS and Samba are Windows File Sharing.
Do you have that enabled?
System Preferences -> Sharing -> File Sharing -> Options
There is a checkbox for "Share files and folders using SMB (Windows)."
You can then select with account to use.
|Jul 19, 2011, 01:48 AM||#4|
Simple as that
Thank you guys so much!!! I have the exact setup apparently and all I had to do was google the CIFS login lg and found this, much appreciated!! Works beautifully.
|Aug 5, 2011, 09:17 PM||#5|
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