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I need to share a folder between windows 7 and mac os x on VMware.

How can this be done?

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In VMware Fusion, select a virtual machine from the Virtual Machine Library (Cmd-Shift-L), press Cmd-E to open Virtual Machine » Settings… and select Sharing:

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You can enable sharing from within the OSX virtual machine System Preferences > Sharing > File Sharing. enter image description here

You can access this from within windows \\VMWARE VIRTUAL\User or by browsing the windows network.

By default yo may not be able to access some directories, you need to set the correct permissions for that within the virtual machine.If you want to be able to read and write into it something like chmod 777 Downloads/ should do the trick.

Ask away if you need any clarifications with this.

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