File sharing

Discussion in 'iMac' started by freeway29, Dec 4, 2013.

  1. freeway29 macrumors member

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    Got new mavericks on and trying to do file sharing on windows 7, well can see it and all that but when i try to go into mac from windows system keeps asking for username and password and mavericks talking about smb2 but i can only see the normal smb so if someone can help thanks.
     
  2. bradbamford macrumors newbie

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    Nov 20, 2013
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    if I'm not mistaken, you won't see smb2, but the underlying protocol is actually using Apple's equivalent to Microsoft's smb2 protocol.
    so when capable smb = smb2.
     
  3. freeway29 thread starter macrumors member

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    ok all good now did workaround thanks, but have noticed i have 4 folders now when you go from windows to mac you have the normal 2 share ones but now there is one called macintosh disk and another one you can go into them but cant do anything is this normal under mavericks or not.:cool:
     

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