My roommates and I got a new tv and we'd like to only have 1 computer connected to it so we can play our media from this laptop. The laptop connected to the tv is Windows 8 and I have no problem access shared files from other windows machines.

However, one of them is using a Mac and I don't want to ask her to move her files over to my shared drive. How do I map her OSX media file to my windows 8 machine so she can just use my computer to access her movies on her laptop?


You need to enable file sharing on her Mac - here are detailed instructions

Than you will connect to that share from your Windows using the SMB protocol the same way you would connect to any other share: \mac\sharename or map a drive using the

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