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I am running my test sites on my mac, but I would like be able to use my windows machine to also access this server and be able to write / read fiels form this server.

I can access my sites on my windows by using the IP address 192.168.1.???.

But I would like to be able to use my windows machine to also access the fiels and edit them.

Any ideas much appreciated.

Some details: Mac OSX SL file sharing set to on. Windows 7 (tried setting up network map using afp://192.... but nothing)

Both machines are connected to a local network, with several other machine (windows)

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migrated from Sep 4 '12 at 13:41

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Windows speaks SMB for file sharing, not AFP. Try enabling SMB file sharing on the Mac. This guide will show you how, if you don't know already.

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thansk for the reply, but i get to the end and it then leaves out waht i then need to do on the windows 7 PC. I set up the mac bu then whats required on the PC sorry if missing something – Simon Davies Mar 30 '12 at 16:39
Forget it, i was tryin gto connect via ip and it would not let me as i had to browse for it. Many Thanks for this – Simon Davies Mar 30 '12 at 16:47

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