Mac OS X and Windows machines don't get along, right? Wrong. Try our tips for cross-platform happiness on your network.
Configuring a Mac to participate in a Windows network, step 2: In the Advanced Network Options dialog, click the WINS tab and fill in the NetBIOS name and the workgroup name. If a WINS server is used on the network, fill in the address.
If you're using Boot Camp to run Windows on your Mac, your hard drive has a Mac partition and a Windows partition. Paragon NTFS for Mac OS X gives the Mac partition full read-write access to an NTFS-formatted Windows partition.
Configuring a Mac to participate in a Windows network, step 1: In System Preferences, select the Network pane, choose an active network interface and click the Advanced button.
Sharing files on your Mac with Windows computers: First, go to the Sharing pane in System Preferences and check the File Sharing checkbox. Then click the Options button and choose to share files using AFP, FTP and/or SMB. If you choose SMB, specify which users will be allowed to connect to the Mac remotely.
Sharing printers: In the Sharing pane in System Preferences, check the Printer Sharing checkbox. Then open the Print & Fax pane in System Preferences, select the appropriate printer and check "Share this printer." Also, be sure SMB file sharing is enabled (see previous page).
The file browser in the latest version of Parallels lets you navigate and manage the contents of a virtual machine's hard drive image even if the virtual machine is shut down.
MacDrive for Windows gives your Windows partition full read-write access to your Mac OS X partition.
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