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Hello,

On my home network I can see my files on my iMac from a PC but I can't see my files on a PC from my iMac. Does anyone know why.
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You have to select "Windows Sharing" and "Personal File Sharing" from System Preferences > Sharing
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dosent help, i want to access a pc from my mac.
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Sometimes this happens to me .... but I figure that seeing my PC files from my Mac means to me that it's not such a problem if I can't see my Mac files from my PC ... if that makes sense?

I can still drag, delete, borrow between both computers etc - so it's all good ...

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In the Finder Menu,

Go > Connect to Server

Type,
smb://<IP Address of your pc> (eg. smb://192.168.1.50) and hit Connect.
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