Connect to an Apple from a Windows computer

How do you connect to an Apple/Mac from your Windows computer?

Example – You have a Mac with a name of AppleRecp.  You have shared out a folder with documents that need to be accessed.

On the Windows computer, type on the run or search box –


You will see the folder you need to access.  Click on the folder.  You may be prompted to type a username and password.  Enter the username and password.

Always check the date and time on both computers.

If you need to access a Windows folder that is shared, type smb://yourwindowspcname

(Change yourwindowspcname to your computer’s name)


About TCAT Shelbyville IT Department

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.
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