newb question about networking with pc

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by dgr8wun, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. dgr8wun macrumors newbie

    Jun 2, 2008
    hi, I'm trying to add my wifes mac book to my home network but I'm having problems. what I have done: enable SMB, changed the "workgroup name" and enable personal file, windows sharing, accounts and changing the IRPStacksize on the pc registry, share folders on the pc.
    Now I can access the mac from my pc by going into my network places with no problem. the problem is when i try to access the pc from the mac. When i go the network, i can see the "workgroup name" folder and in the folder I see a shortcut icon with the pc's name, but when I click it I get the "alias" and "error 36" when I try the "smb://" way. It also does not ask me for any user name or passwords. Any ideas on what I'm doing wrong? thanks

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