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file sharing between MAc and PC (again)

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Newbie question, i came across this question already, but it never understood the answers :(. To spilt my cable modem i got bought a linksys router and i hooked up a XP box  and a MAc G4. Works great. Now i want to share files from my MAc to my PC. So what im trying is to open my mac HD on the PC and (pref) visa versa. How can i do this..?! First my knowlegde about configuring Routers, TCP/IP's or DHCP's is zero (null). I tried several options talked about in this great forum, but i never got far. Is there anyone outhere that can tell me more step by step how to acomplish this (people like Weed seem very knowledgable :))
I thank u people very much, and i hope to hear back from one of u. regards
George
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easiest way to go about it is to setup a share on your windows machine, and connect to it through your mac (on finder, select "connect to server" and select your windows machine).

let me know how far you get.

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by:soulburn
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thank you for the quick responds. its sounds really easy..but Its not working. Let me explain what i did. My shared docs on the PC are at 192.168.1.100. My MAC run on 192.168.1.101. If i use "connect to.." on the MAc and fill out server:  192.168.1.100. it tells me " no response from server". Should i config something in the linksys? thank you.
George
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If you have a proper SMB share on the PC the shared volume will show up in your Connect To Server dialog. No need to type the address. If by chance youre using 10.1.5 and not 10.2.4 you can use SMB://user:pass@192.168.0.100.
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by:soulburn
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Weed thanks, as i told you im a newbie and don't have much knowledge about any of this, maybe its better i leave it as it is for now....uhmm. well lets try it!
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