Connecting to hidden Windows share folders

Discussion in 'macOS' started by RZetlin, Jan 12, 2008.

  1. RZetlin macrumors regular


    Jul 9, 2007
    I have a Windows XP PC where I shared a hidden share folder Data$

    How do I connect to the hidden folder on the Mac?
  2. srexy macrumors 6502a

    Nov 19, 2006
    command + K, then type in smb:// + IP address of the pc + the share. Here's one of mine for example: smb://$
  3. zbot1 macrumors newbie

    Apr 7, 2010
    this does not work... i can mount a hidden folder from a windows machined like you mentioned (adding a $), but Mac OS X 10.5.8 complains about the "$"... tried '$', \$, "$", and plain $... to no avail
  4. lukmacfan macrumors newbie

    May 18, 2010
    Thank you, it works!!

    Hello srexy,

    thank you very much for your posting, I found this posting via google, it works on my macbook os x 10.5.
    Best wishes to you.

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