I connect to the Windows machine using smb://windows_computer_name I have a feeling that the solution lies in my ethernet network settings on both the Mac and Windows, but I'm not sure Was a huge help! So you would need a 10 digit hex number (every hex character is 4-bit) like: deadbeef08 or 0a1b2c3d4e Reply Arjan November 18, 2009 at 7:11 am But how to enter a Select the 128-bit WEP encryption option and enter a 13-character password.
So, no router or hub is involved with what I'm trying to do, just a direct computer-to-computer ethernet connection. -Jon iMac 27" late-2012, 2.9 GHz Intel Core i5, 16GB RAM Macbook Its alright if I post this someplace else on-line? Reply Mark A February 7, 2010 at 5:17 pm I meant to add above that I was going to purchase an expensive Cradlepoint MBR1000 broadband router to accomplish this shared internet When went back into the windows network connection to review the password it seems to have changed to only have 8 characters. https://support.apple.com/kb/PH18710
That worked!!! Login now. Click OK and apply the settings. I am therefore using a 128-bit WEP key with 13 characters.
All posts copyright their original authors. If your Mac doesn’t have an Ethernet port, try using a USB-to-Ethernet adapter. how do i actually go about using the internet on my pc? How To Access Windows Shared Folder From Mac Connecting the two computers creates a small local network that consists of just the two computers.
How do we decide who gets to use it? How could I check this? Find the computer’s name in the Shared section of the Finder window sidebar, then click it to connect. https://support.apple.com/kb/PH18710 You will also need the PC app: apple.com/migrate-to-macposted by cjorgensen at 6:43 PM on December 17, 2014 Macs haven't needed a crossover ethernet cable for well over a decade thanks to
Nov 11, 2012 #4 SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,690 +395 I'm not sure it is even that complicated dotVezz. How To Connect Mac To Windows Server Sign up for a new account or log in here: Forgot your password? If not, you'll need to type in the user name and password of a user account on the PC. Turn on the wireless adapter and right-click on its taskbar icon to select “View available wireless networks”.
Before Internet Sharing can be enabled, you first have to configure the proper settings. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/cant-connect-to-windows-vista-pc-from-mac-over-ethernet.187116/ Sorry we may have led you astray with the crossover cable. Connect Mac To Windows 10 You need a criss-cross or a hub. Connect Mac To Windows 10 Homegroup If there is a router -> does your PC connect wirelessly normally?
By Lock in forum Other Hardware and Peripherals Replies: 1 Last Post: 03-22-2009, 11:31 AM Time Capsule via direct ethernet for backup - also WiFi to extend network range By m021478 You can still, however, connect from another Mac to any account on that Mac. cjorgensen: Given the furious favoriting of the answers stating that no criss-cross cables are needed, I think no one was led astray :) Thanks for following up. A Windows PC will be able to detect the wireless network but it will not be able to join. Share Windows 10 Files With Mac
You can not post a blank message. I have disconnected the PC from the wireless network to avoid confusion, but the MBP is still connected.Both laptops have gigabit ethernet, and are up to date on updates. Once you know the ip address of both machines.. Click on that button and configure your network name and security options.
You're setting a Static IP on obth machines, which owuld normally probably use DHCP mode. Share Windows 10 Folder With Mac They see each other fine on my wifi (estimated wifi transfer time: 89 hrs), and both the Ethernet cable and the Mac Ethernet converter are working. Already have an account?
Nov 12, 2012 #7 jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,195 +602 I've connected our iMac 10.4 to the router and my Win/7 pc also and getting File/Print sharing enabled on both Powered by vBulletinCopyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. I saw this on Macworld UK and thought you should see it too. Connect To Mac From Windows 7 October 29, 2007 Mac-to-PC File Names March 31, 2005 Tags mac pc computers technology file transfer resolved Share Twitter Facebook
Members have access to different forum appearance options, and many more functions. Got 105GB of iTunes stuff (music, podcasts, others) off the PC within 1 hour. Recap I have typed "smb://" then my computer name. If it is, double-click it to connect.
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My PC is connected via ethernet and my MBP is connected via wifi to my router. Set up a Windows computer to share files with Mac users Set up a Mac to share files with Windows users Connect to a Mac from a Windows computer If you So... I hope MAC has WPA\2 option..
All Rights Reserved. Results 1 to 6 of 6 Thread: Direct Connecting OS X and Windows 7 via Ethernet Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… 10-22-2010,10:42 AM #1 usagora View On the Mac, open a Terminal window (Applications/Utilities/Terminal) and type the same command (but using the PC's ip address) you should get the same or very similar result.If this does not Add the name of the Windows workgroup the WINS tap underneath the Network section of System Preferences Content continues below Armed with those details, go to System Preferences > Network on
Choose Go > “Connect to Server,” enter the network address, then click Add . a router / switch with cables? can make you one) or hub.