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How do I access ComputerB on NetworkA?

For example on Windows \\NetworkA\ComputerB works on a Windows machine - what's the OS X equivalent?

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Assuming that you activated a folder to share(in Windows), you can can try the following.
1) Go to Finder >Go > Connect to Server
2) Type smb://<IP Address of the ComputerB> (eg. smb://192.168.1.56) and hit enter.
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Worked a charm, thanks.
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