In a network system, connecting to your Windows PC from the Mac is a real easy process.

First you have to make sure that the folders you want to access are being shared from the Windows PC. On a PC, a folder can be shared by right clicking the icon, selecting the properties option and then the sharing tab.

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If your Mac is connected to the network, then in the Finder menu, click ‘Go’ and then ‘Connect To Server’.

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In the address bar, type in the name of the PC you want to connect to prefixing it by smb:// and then click connect.

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You could connect to the PC either as a guest or as a user by entering the user name and password.

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On clicking connect, a window will show you the list of available folders on the host computer.

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You can also browse the available shared folders by selecting the PC name from the Shared option in a Finder window.

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