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Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by fefe76, Apr 7, 2007.

  1. fefe76 macrumors newbie

    Apr 7, 2007
    At the mo...Pakistan
    hiya all

    im new here and i hope that u can help me as im new to macs

    i have a new 13" macbook which has win xp on it as well

    is there anyway to share documents/pics/songs between the two?:confused:

    also i have had dsl installed but the ISP said they have 2 install it on the Win xp OS....im pretty sure i shud be able to configure it 2 work on mac os...ive tried everything but just cant seem 2 do it and cant ask ISP coz dont think they knew how 2 thats why they said they needed 2 do it on the win HD

    any help wud be great guys

    have a nice day and great easter
  2. apfhex macrumors 68030


    Aug 8, 2006
    Northern California
    What did you format your Boot Camp partition as? NTFS or FAT32? Mac OS X can read both, but can't write to NTFS. On the Windows side, you could install MacDrive (not free) which allows Windows to read/write HFS+ volumes.

    Does your DSL modem connect with ethernet or USB? If it only uses USB that might be why they need Windows to configure it, but it should be ethernet which means they're just wrong because it doesn't matter what OS you're running to get things setup.
  3. dukebound85 macrumors P6


    Jul 17, 2005
    5045 feet above sea level
    well if you have an external sharing would be easy as long as its formatted in fat32.

    it will be hard to share on the same hd in the macbook since windows cant read hfs drives so my reccomendation is to use an external if you have one.

    as far as the second question, are you trying to have internet for both mac and for bootcamp when you use it? i know for me i had it set up with mac and in windows it just worked. didnt have to do anything special with it.

    hope that helps
  4. fefe76 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Apr 7, 2007
    At the mo...Pakistan
    :confused: erm sorry but u have to put that in laymans terms for me if possible

    modem is running off ethernet i think

    aggghhhhh sorry

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