Networking issue

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by StevnJ9971, Dec 22, 2008.

  1. StevnJ9971 macrumors member

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    Hey all,

    I wanted to network my MacBook with the family Windows laptop to share iTunes music. I enabled file sharing on both computers, and I can see files between the two computers, but there's an issue that I'm a little worried about.

    I enabled SMB sharing so I would have to enter a password on my PC, but if I enter //[MB ip address]/[username], I don't have to enter a password, and I can see every file on my computer! I only have one file shared on the network, but for some reason I can see every file... Any ideas?
     
  2. BlueRevolution macrumors 603

    BlueRevolution

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    Do you have a password on your MacBook's user account?
     
  3. StevnJ9971 thread starter macrumors member

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  4. BlueRevolution macrumors 603

    BlueRevolution

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    There goes that idea. :p

    Is it possible that Windows just has your username/password saved?
     
  5. StevnJ9971 thread starter macrumors member

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    I really doubt it. I've never tried to do anything like this before, and the password is totally random. I do have the same login/password combination on the PC though, but even if that was it, it shouldn't have access to more than the folders I've selected to be shared...
     

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