Although the two machines read various operating systems, you can still join a Windows PC and Mac ought each other and segment files. You donât absence any expensive equipment. complete you absence is an Ethernet Cable.
1. Creating a Physical Connection
1) earn an Ethernet/LAN Cable.
2) Plug the Cable ought the Ethernet wharf above both of the machines.
2. Configuring the Windows PC
1) empty a window above your PC.
2) proceed ought Homegroup. above the directory panel at the left side of the window, click above âHomegroup.â
3) Click above âCreate a Homegroupâ button.
4) bridle complete the kind of files you expectation ought segment (documents, images, etc.) and click above âNext.â
5) recall the password. above the following page, youâll exist given a password. receive notice of the password. Youâll exist using that afterward once you attempt ought join your Mac ought your PC.
6) Click above âFinishâ once youâre done.
3. Configuring the Mac
1) Click above âGoâ above the menu block at the upper left of the desktop.
2) choose âConnect ought Server.â
3) kind at your PCâs network greet above the Server greet field.
utilize the following format:
- smb://username@computername/sharename â i.e.: smb://johnny@mypc/users.
- If the above format wonât work, you can utilize the Windows PCâs IP address: smb://IPaddress/sharename.
4) Click above the Plus (+) button ought add it ought the server list.
5) Click above the Server greet youâve impartial added, and click above âConnect.â
6) kind at the password that you got from the Windows PC. Click above âConnect.â
7) empty your Macâs Finder. The Windows PCâs call to now appear above the left panel beneath the Shared section.