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I have a new macbook air with a macbook air superdrive. I want

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I have a new macbook air with a macbook air superdrive. I want to transfer files from my windows laptop. I have bought a belkin switch to mac cable and disc and although the disc does what it should do in the pc it keeps being ejected by the superdrive. /any ideas?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  MacTechTrainer replied 8 years ago.
Hello, and thank you for asking your question,
I am Sr. Mac Tech Support Specialist, TD, glad to assist you.

Here are some steps you can try to resolve the issue,
• Click on Apple icon and from the drop down menu, select System Preferences
• Click on Sharing from Preferences Panes.
• Now from the menu, select File Sharing

What is SMB? (Server Message Block)


Then select from the File Sharing window, SMB
• This protocol is what allows Macs to share files with Windows PCs, below is a example of what you should see in order arrange to transfer fles between these Mac and PCs, but on the same network.


Make sure you see the username of the PC that you are trying to access to share files. If it does not work, please reply back to this post.

If you have any more questions, regarding your technical issue, please feel free to reply to this post as I am always ready to assist. Thank you!


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