Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I try to share a specific directory to my windows 7 computer, but I want it to use a specific user that I created on my mac to connect to it.

I saw this tutorial: wich is exactly what I want to do, but it ain't working.

For some reason, it never prompts me for username/password when I try to connect on my mac when I'm on Windows 7. On top of that, when I set the permission "No Access" to the "Everyone" user on my mac, my windows computer simply don't see the directory. If I set the permission to "Read/Write" or "Read only" it works.

I simply don't want that everyone in my workgroup to be able to read my files. I want to create specific users on my mac and share them to the persons I want...

Any thoughts?

share|improve this question
Did you enable SMB sharing? This should work as described in the article. – user3463 Jan 18 '11 at 6:15
Yes I did enable SMB sharing :/ – allaire Jan 18 '11 at 16:30

You must log in to answer this question.

Browse other questions tagged .