Problems connecting to PC

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by ecosse011172, May 4, 2005.

  1. ecosse011172 macrumors member

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    Feb 28, 2005
    #1
    Hi, I just switched and have a G4 iBook, 1.2GHz,60GB, Superdrive, BT, Airport Extreme and Tiger installed.

    I'm trying to access my PC from my Mac. I have done the following. Switched off firewall on Windows.
    Setup workgroup and shared the relevant folders.
    Tried to connect using Finder->Go-> Connect to Server

    I add teh IP address, my Windows user name and password (same as Mac anyway) but it complains about the name or password. I can see the machine under My home directory-> Network but cannot connect.

    Please help!
     
  2. baummer macrumors 6502a

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    Southern California
    #2
    Change your password on the Windows machine. Also, the username/password is case sensitive, so make sure that is in correct order as well.
     
  3. Gee macrumors 65816

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    London, UK
    #3
    On some of the Windows servers I connect to, the password is case sensitive, and the username is all caps. Not sure why, but you might want to try this as well.
     

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