File Sharing: Sharing additional Hard Drives with XP
Here's the situation: I set up the Mac for Personal File Sharing and for Windows File Sharing. Then on the PC, I go to "My Network Paces" and add a new Network place. So far, so good. I can "see" the Mac G4, as I expected. I add the G4, and it asks for a login and password. Still no problem. I enter my login and password. Here's where the problem comes up. This particular G4 has three internal harddrives, and an external. I can access ALL the drives from the other Macs. But not from the PC, I can ONLY access the "home" folder for the user that I logged in as. No additional drives, not even the entire "main" drive. JUST the home folder.
So what I need to figure out is, how do I access the extra drives from the PC?
Your issue is most likely ealted to your G4 partitions being in the HTFS format which Windows does not undestand.
That is why it will not work unless you use special software such as:
MacDrive : http://www.mediafour.com/products/macdrive/
Hope this helps,
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