Connecting to my Mac from xp, HELP!?!?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by rhcp1253, Jul 1, 2009.

  1. rhcp1253 macrumors member

    rhcp1253

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    I am trying to share my 1tb external hard drive (connected to my mac) to my macs and pc's. It works fine for macs, but it wont share to my to my mini-laptop running on xp. What service can i use to share this hard drive across the network?
     
  2. wrldwzrd89 macrumors G5

    wrldwzrd89

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    Have you turned on Windows sharing in the Sharing section of System Preferences? Also, after doing that you'll need to add the drive to the list of shared folders, for it to work.
     
  3. rhcp1253 thread starter macrumors member

    rhcp1253

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    Yea thanx I got it. I just needed to connect to the workgroup and map as a network drive.
     

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