Can't connect to Windows

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Krizoitz, Mar 2, 2004.

  1. Krizoitz macrumors 6502a


    Apr 26, 2003
    Wakayama, Japan
    I'm on a LAN here at school and am suddenly having trouble connecting to Windows machines. They show up in the Network directory but when I click on them it says that they weren't found. Now I KNOW they are there and I KNOW they have file sharing turned on, so what gives? I'm using 10.3.2 with all the latest updates.
  2. 7on macrumors 601


    Nov 9, 2003
    Dress Rosa
    Type smb://computername into the Connect to... prompt when you type Cmd+K in finder.
  3. UKMacBod macrumors member

    Feb 27, 2004
    I've had the same problems under Panther...

    I can see the various PCs on my network, but can't dynamically connect to them through the Finder. As '7on' suggested, go to 'Go' and 'Connect to', and type in the following:


    I was able to connect the Windows PCs this way.

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