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mac os x sharing files on windows network

I have a macbook and set up the file sharing in which I can see all the shared files from the PCs in the home network we have going, but I also have files I want to share with everyone else from the macbook (files which are on an external usb hard drive) and was wondering how I would go about sharing files from an external hard drive through the mac.

Thanks in advance.

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(NT) (NT) why not hook up the HDD to the windows pc?

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In reply to: (NT) why not hook up the HDD to the windows pc?

Well, this hard drive is mine and I would rather not carry it around the house to transfer files, this just seemed easier

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(NT) (NT) hehe well it hasn't turned out to be easier :P

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File Sharing

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Create an account on the Mac for the users of the PC.
The extremely easy way is to let them use your username and password. They can then see both the drives.
They Map the MacBook to a drive letter on their machine

Messy but workable

P (the real one)

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