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mac osx 10.3.9 & PC win xp (moved from netware)

Hi,

I have a mac osx & winxp box both connnect to the same subnet, both login fine, but I want to share the data on both. What's the best way of doing this. I want to be able to see the hard drive on the mac from the pc and the pc from the mac.
Any help appricated.

thanks in advance

J
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njxbeanCommented:
On Mac OS X 10.3 Panther:
Click on System Preferences - Sharing
Make sure the Services tab is selected
Click to check Windows Sharing
Note your Mac's IP address at the bottom of the window

On Windows XP:
Click on Start - Search
Click on Computers or people - A computer on the network
Enter the Mac's IP address that you noted above
Enter your OS X username and password
Set up a shared folder on XP:
Right-click on the folder to be shared
Click on Properties
Click on the Sharing tab
Click on Share this folder on the network (so the folder can be read by the Mac)
Click on Allow network users to change my files (so the folder can be written-to by the Mac)
Click on Apply
Click on OK

Access the shared XP folder from OS X:
Click on Finder - Go - Connect to Server
Click on the Server and PC to connect
Click on Connect
Enter your Mac username and password
Click on OK
Select the name of the shared folder to access
Click on OK

Your shared XP folder now appears on the Mac desktop, allowing you to copy files from XP or OS X to the folder and retrieve them on the other computer.
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y_o_yCommented:
Try installing ALSO...PCMACLAN.....

you can access your mac just like a pc....so as your pc just like a mac machine...

it's very easy to use...
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njxbeanCommented:
With mac os X PCMACLAN is not neccessary.
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