Thread: Accessing iMac from Windows XP
04-11-2007, 02:12 PM #1
Accessing iMac from Windows XP
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- Apr 11, 2007
- iMac 20
I have an iMac 20 running 10.4.9 and a laptop running XP. When I am on my travels I would like to be able to access content on the iMac from the laptop.
IMac has a static IP and I can http connect to web sharing on it. I am trying to make the iMac available to Windows networking. I have enabled Windows sharing under System Preferences and it gives me a folder location I should use under My Network Places with XP.
When I try this connection it hangs and never returns content from the Mac
Are there other options I should be looking at ?
04-11-2007, 06:11 PM #2
LogMeIn / Hamachi
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- Jan 12, 2007
- MacMini 1.83/1.5gRam/120gHD
I tried this service last night (LogMeIn) for my XP computers and it worked like a dream (it has both free and paid versions). It does not support OSX, however, they do ahve a complimentary free product that may work for you called Hamachi which does have a VNC portion to it.
Otherwise I'd suggest ChickenVNC.
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