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Old Jan 17th, 2007, 05:01 PM   #1
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Strange Networking Issue: Mac and PC on Airport Extreme

Hi there:

Having a weird issue. When connecting a PC Notebook to my Airport Extreme Network my iMac (24" Intel) and my MacBook Pro (1st gen) behave differently.

When trying to view connected Network Computers on my iMac I see the three folders: Mshome, My Network and Workgroup. (Obviously Windows...) This is shown in the first pic below.

When I try to view connected network Computers on my MacBook Pro I see the names of all computers on the network (as it should be). This is shown in the second pic below.

I've attached screenshots below.

I'm wondering what happened, and how to change the network back to ensure the iMac views things properly.

Leave it to M$ to touch...and then break anything it comes in contact with!
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Old Jan 17th, 2007, 11:09 PM   #2
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Network browsing on OSX is horrid .. and I'm not sure there's a way to get it back to normal.
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Old Jan 18th, 2007, 05:39 AM   #4
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It would seem that the iMac has Appletalk and Windows Sharing turned on and the Macbook Pro does not.

Open up System Prefs on the Macbook Pro,

Go to "Sharing" and turn on Windows Sharing.

Also, go to Network and configure whatever you're using as your Adapter and then select the "Appletalk" tab. Turn on Appletalk.

This should display them normally.
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