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You Will Need
- Computer network
Make sure both of the computers are connected to the same network through your router.
Share a PC folder
Set a folder to be shared on the PC by right-clicking on it, and then selecting Properties. Then click the Sharing tab, check next to Share this Folder to turn on sharing, and enter a name for the shared folder. Then click Apply.
Connect to server
Go to Finder on the Mac, click Go, and select Connect to Server. At the prompt, type "smb://" and the name of your PC, and then click Connect.
Connect to folder
Enter your PC user name and password when the File System Authentication window comes up. Then select the folder to connect to and click OK.
Check windows sharing
Go to System Preferences on the Mac, click the Sharing panel, and under the Services tab, check next to Windows Sharing.
Click Enable Accounts and select a user.
Connect to Mac folders
Go to the Start menu on the PC, click Run, and type "\" followed by the name of the Mac, and then click OK. A folder will open with access to your Mac-shared folders.