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    Networking with PC - help please?!
    I have previously networked to a WinXP laptop very easily from my Powerbook. I tried today and could not get anywhere on this.

    Possibly a faulty ethernet cable ... but unlikely

    The thing is, on the Sytem Preferences > Sharing section on OS X (am using 10.2.6) I cannot switch on Windows File Sharing. Every time I tick the box, it immediately unticks itslef. If I try pressing the start button, that too doesn't work.

    Presumably this is the cause of my inability to network. The question is, why can't I tick that check box?

    The usual suspects - yes, I am a full administrator, and I have done this before and knwo the steps that are necessary.

    Any ideas?

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    I'd like to get help in this area as well.

    I'm not 100% sure how to make my G5 talk to my PC running 2k.

    So maybe someone can explain the steps better with this BUMP..

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    you might want to try having FTP Access checked before trying to turn on windows file sharing since windows doesnt use AFP

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