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Share folders on Mac OS 10.X

Enabling Windows file sharing on Mac OS 10.X lets you share individual user account folders only.


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Enabling Windows file sharing on Mac OS 10.X

File sharing must be enabled for each account to be shared.

Note: If you're using Web Remote Access to view shared folders on a Mac OS 10.X computer, sign-in using the Registered User option. Enter the Mac account short name in lower case letters as the User Name and then enter the account password.

To share folders on a Mac OS 10.X computer:
  1. Open System Preferences.
  2. Click Sharing
  3. Click the check box next to Window File Sharing in the Services tab.
    • The Macintosh computer appears in Web Remote Access with the name in the "Computer Name" field.
    • If you have not done so already, you may change this name.
  4. Select Accounts and open Account Preferences.
  5. Select the user account that you want to share.
  6. Click on Edit Account.
  7. In the account settings, select Allow user to sign in from Windows.

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