sharing my hard drive to windows wirelessly

Discussion in 'iMac' started by v7da1, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. v7da1 macrumors member

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    #1
    i have an external drive that is connected to my imac
    i want to share this with my bros windows computer
    i went to file sharing in system prefs and found i could do this
    but thats as far as i got

    basically i want my brother to see the hard drive on his windows 7 com wirelessly

    any1 can help?
    thankyou
     
  2. DarkVinda macrumors regular

    DarkVinda

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    #2
    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_3_5 like Mac OS X; en-gb) AppleWebKit/533.17.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Mobile/8L1 Safari/6533.18.5)

    You got your hdd shared then on the windoze machine you will need to make sure in the network window it shows the mac then right click on my computer and then map network drive and the string is along the lines of \\mac\(drive)
     
  3. v7da1 thread starter macrumors member

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    so it shows up on my windows automatically?

    ill try it the /// thingy

    thank you for your quick response
     

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