network between MAC and windows

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Author: j0hnny PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2008 9:50 am    Post subject: network between MAC and windows
please can someone help me with MAC
i dont know much about MACs
I have 3 windows xp pcs and one MAC laptop
i have ceated a small network using TCP/IP on all my pcs and shared files between them
they all see each other by name and by IP
but when i try to open the pcs from my MAC i get an error
Sorry, the operation could not be completed because an unexpected error occurred (Error code -50).

could someone please help me in this
Thank you


Author: moondoggie PostPosted: Mon Apr 07, 2008 3:32 pm    Post subject:
how are you trying to access the pc's from the mac?

Author: graycatLocation: London, UK PostPosted: Mon Apr 07, 2008 3:45 pm    Post subject:
on the Mac you'll have to enable file sharing etc as a basic through the system preferences. beyond that, it very much depends on how you've got things set up on the network.

Author: Sherman HomanLocation: Norwell, MA PostPosted: Thu May 01, 2008 9:27 pm    Post subject:
j0hnny, if you are still struggling over this one, there is a great wealth of information on Apple's support pages. I think this article covers what you were looking for:

Let us know what you run into!

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