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I am trying to connect to a shared directory on my Macbook which is shared using SMB. This directory is only shared on 1 account, so it is not publicly available.

When I try to connect to this share from my Windows PC I only see an empty folder and it is not asking me any credentials.

How can I force Windows to connect to the smb using specific account credentials?

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net use \\server\share /user:Shared_account /savecred

Remember that credentials are per-server, not per-share, so all shares under \\server will now use the given credentials.

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