my mac wont detect other computers on network?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by sako94, May 8, 2009.

  1. sako94 macrumors regular

    May 10, 2008
    Well im trying to get some stuff off my windows pc. The problem is my imac wont show the computers on the same network. When i try this on my other imac it shows and i log in through it, is there any settings im not doing or i accidently changed that caused this problem?
  2. michael.lauden macrumors 68020


    Dec 25, 2008
    GOOD luck. you are going to have a lot fun setting that up. make sure you've got an hour to lose
  3. sako94 thread starter macrumors regular

    May 10, 2008
    what about not connecting to my other Mac ? like shouldnt it at least detect the networks like my other one does?
  4. angelwatt Moderator emeritus


    Aug 16, 2005
    You'll need to tell us the configurations of your computers in order for us to diagnose the issue. For instance what type of settings you have set for sharing, the OS types, what you've tried so far, etc.
  5. Jethryn Freyman macrumors 68020

    Jethryn Freyman

    Aug 9, 2007
    Do you have file sharing enabled on the other computers? Does either computer have a firewall blocking connections?

    Have you got TCP/IP set up correctly on the other computers?

    Can you ping the other computers?

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