Access windows share from Mac

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by MrRadich, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. MrRadich macrumors newbie

    Jul 9, 2007
    I have a PC with a shared folder I want to access with my Mac over the wireless.

    Just installed Leo last month, and first I had no problem opening the folder, it just pop'ed up in Finder. But now its gone and I have tried to open Finder>GO> Connect to server>PC name, and nothing. If I put a cable in the Mac the drive pops up in Finder just fine.

    So it must be something with the wireless settings.

    Please help, thanks.
  2. MacsRgr8 macrumors 604


    Sep 8, 2002
    The Netherlands
    Finder >> Go >> Connect to Server.. >> you must type "SMB://<PC-NAME or IP address>"
    If you don't type SMB, the Mac will "assume" AFP as this is the default Apple sharing protocol.

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