file transfer from osx to windows

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  1. alptekin

    alptekin New Member

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    well i have my pp and a windows based laptop. im selling my pp for a mb and i need to transfer my music over to the windows laptop till i get my new mb. how do i do this.
     
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    Depending on how much music you have you could burn data cds. Or get a firewire to firewire cable, and hold down the T key (I think it is) when you start up the mac. It should show up as an external harddrive, and from there you can copy over your itunes folder. (I know this works for mac-to-mac, but I dont know about mac-to-windows)
     
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    Dysfnctnl85 IT/Apple/Rotary/(D)SLR Crew

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    Attach them to the same network, share a folder on the Windows comp, then you can access it from your Mac.
     
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    how do i make my itunes folder shareable.
     
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    :mamoru: you said pp
     
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    m52 I can't believe I ate the whole thing

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    in Windows Explorer, right click on the folder, and select the Sharing option... fill out the details, and have a look for it in Finder on the mac
     
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    haha yeahhh pb i mean:coolugh:
     
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    Dysfnctnl85 IT/Apple/Rotary/(D)SLR Crew

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    Did you get it working?
     
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    nope. i can ping my pc with my mac but my pc dosent see my mac. im using vista if that makes a difference. ugh this sucks
     
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    ok so i got it to work by doing \\macs ip\ username in the windows bar but when it asks for my user name and password idk what it is?

    i put it ipaddy\username then the my macs users password. and nothing.
     
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    Dysfnctnl85 IT/Apple/Rotary/(D)SLR Crew

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    The best way to do this is to open a finder window and choose "network" from the left hand side. Your computer should show up in there. Click on it and then click the "connect" button. Choose the share and as long as it's not password protected, it should give you a list with a dropdown showing the available shares from that particular computer.
     
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    but does that work when you ant to send mac files to vista. i thought it was the other way around if you do it that way.
     
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    m52 I can't believe I ate the whole thing

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    for the username and password, its MACNAME\username and the password for that.. eg:

    your mac's name on the network is called "IMAMAC01" and your username is "username02", you would put in IMAMAC01\username02 for the username part, and then the password for that account as normal.
     
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    Dysfnctnl85 IT/Apple/Rotary/(D)SLR Crew

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    :dunno: I've only done this with XP...
     
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    well i did that. my computers name is alpyaldir and the user name is alp yaldir and then i did my password and nada.
     
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    Install an IM client on both workstations. Send the directories/files you want.

    Job's done.
     
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    u sure? with mine its just my username / password.
     
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    m52 I can't believe I ate the whole thing

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    thats how ive done it, and worked fine at my end *shrug*
     
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    on vista?


    and about the chat client. i think it would take to long for 30gigs of music.
     
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    I wanna know more about the turning a mac into a really expesive/oversized external hard drive temporarily.
     
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    why
     
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    just connect the two together via an ethernet cable and turn on sharing!

    here's a tutorial for what you want to do, but backwards... it should work the other way too.


    http://apple.vanderbilt.edu/iTunesMusicPCtoMac.mov



    *note, i did not make this tutorial.
     

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