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Old 10-10-10, 08:33 PM Thread Starter   #1

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file sharing help!

so i got a macbook pro lol and im trying to setup xbmc on it but i cant get it read the files through smb like i do with my other windows 7 pc's it keeps asking me for a password that does not exist!! any ideas??

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Old 10-10-10, 09:21 PM   #2
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If I'm not mistaken, it's trying to access the guest account, which is disabled by default.

Best bet would be to set up an account w/password strictly for the purpose of file sharing and then set access permissions in the shared folders for that account.

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