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Chapter 12: Manage Multiple Computers > Hack 116: Share Windows Files

Hack 116: Share Windows Files

Level Medium

Platform Windows and Mac OS X

Cost Free

If you have several computers at home, you want to easily transfer files between them without manually copying them to a disk and walking it across the room (so-called “sneaker net”). All versions of Windows come with built-in support for sharing folders and opening and saving files to them from other computers on the network. This hack shows you how to share a Windows folder of family photos to all the other computers in the house (PCs and Macs alike).

Share a Folder

Here’s how to share a folder of photos from a central PC to other computers in the house:


  

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