How to Access Other Computers on Mac




How to Access Other Computers on Mac

Your Macintosh (Mac) PC can get to different PCs, in any case if different PCs are Macs or have Windows working frameworks. To get to different Macs, you should alter your client benefits on the system utilizing the profile, username, and secret key of your system overseer. On the off chance that you need to get to Windows PCs, you should likewise realize your Windows executive's profile data, notwithstanding the name of the Windows workgroup that contains the records you need to get to. 

Technique 1 : Access Other Mac Computers 

1. Sign in to your Mac utilizing the system head's username and secret phrase. A head's benefits are expected to empower and design your record sharing inclinations for access to different PCs. 

2. Point to the Apple menu and select "Framework Preferences." 

3. Point to the View menu and select "Sharing." 

4. Select the records that you need to access from your Mac PC. 

  • To discover the records or organizers you need to get to, you should tap on the "in addition to" image beneath the "Common Folders" section and select the envelopes or documents you need to get to. 
  • You can likewise choose the records you need to get to utilizing Finder. From the work area, click on the Finder symbol that takes after a smiley face, at that point find the record or organizer you need access to. Point to File, select "Get Info," and spot a check mark close to "Shared Folder." 

5. Select your Mac client name from the User list. This will permit you to approach the envelopes you determined. 

To find your client name, click on the "in addition to" sign beneath the "Clients" segment and look through the rundown until you discover your Mac client name. 

6. Adjust your altering benefits. As a matter of course, every client will have "Read Only" benefits except if you alter their profile. 

  • Find the benefit status to one side of your client name and snap on the bolts close to "Read Only" to change your status, whenever wanted. 
  • You can likewise utilize the Finder menu to give yourself access to documents. Open Finder from your work area and select the envelope you need access to. Point to File, pick "Get Info," at that point click on "Sharing and Permissions" to include your client name and alter your benefits. 

7. Empower the Apple Filing Protocol (AFP). This system convention will permit your own Mac to get to the records you just assigned from the executive's PC. 

  • Snap on the "Choices" button in the base right of the Sharing Preferences window. 
  • Select "Offer records and organizers utilizing AFP." 

8. Snap on the "Done" fasten to finish the procedure. This will permit you to come back to your own Mac and access the records and organizers you gave yourself benefits for. 


Technique 2 : Access Other Windows Computers 

1. Open "Framework Preferences" from the Apple menu in the upper-left of your work area. 

2. Select "System Preferences." This menu will permit you to set up and arrange your entrance to Windows PCs. 

3. Confirm that the latch symbol in the lower-left area of the window is appeared as "opened." 

  • On the off chance that the latch is appeared as "bolted," click on the lock and enter the username and secret phrase for the Windows arrange head. 

4. Enter "Workgroup" into the inquiry field inside the System Preferences window. 

5. Type a one of a kind name for your Mac PC close to the field for "NetBIOS Name." 

6. Select the name of the Windows workgroup you need to get to utilizing the drop-down menu close to "Workgroup." 

  • In the event that your Mac is situated in an office domain with numerous servers, you may need to enter explicit IP addresses into the "WINS Servers" field. If so, you should get the IP addresses from the Windows arrange head. 

7. Snap on the "alright" button, at that point select "Apply." 

8. Sit tight for the Windows workgroup to show up on your Mac. 

  • The system may take a couple of moments to interface your Mac to the Windows workgroup organizer, which will show in your Mac's Finder sidebar beneath the "Common" segment. 

After the Windows workgroup envelope is shown, you can get to all the records in that organizer from your Mac. 


Community Q&A 

  • How might I add Windows to my office Mac? 

You can utilize Apple's Bootcamp, which comes pre-introduced with most present day Macs to double boot MacOS and Windows. You can peruse more data on Apple's site, simply scan for Bootcamp.



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