New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Operating System General OS operation information and support

\\ipaddress


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
ronmcse

 
Member Since: Oct 19, 2011
Posts: 2
ronmcse is on a distinguished road

ronmcse is offline
what is the windows equivalent of looking up a shared directory on Mac osX? On windows I click start, run, type \\192.168.1.1 and all shared folders of that windows PC will populate. I have SMB turned on and sometimes in finder it will show my shared windows pc's but other times it will not. Can I go to terminal or somewhere and type \\ipaddress and force Mac osX to pull up the windows shared folders?
QUOTE Thanks
dekan

 
dekan's Avatar
 
Member Since: Mar 16, 2007
Posts: 756
dekan is a jewel in the roughdekan is a jewel in the rough

dekan is offline
With the Finder selected press "Command+k" - a connect dialog box comes up. Type in:

smb://servername_or_ip-address

It might ask you to enter user name/password to access the server. After that you should see a window where you can select the shared drive/folder.

On my machine here it can take 1-2 minutes from pressing command+k until the shared folder is actually available. So quite some time...

Hope that helps!

QUOTE Thanks
ronmcse

 
Member Since: Oct 19, 2011
Posts: 2
ronmcse is on a distinguished road

ronmcse is offline
It worked great! Thank you
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« All users profile | No iCloud after updating Lion »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
change ipaddress kiran269 Internet, Networking, and Wireless 0 01-19-2010 07:51 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:19 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?