Mac OS X 10.6: Transferring items from a Windows computer to a Mac

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Transferring items from a Windows computer to a Mac

Here are some ways to transfer files or folders from a Windows computer to a Mac.

To transfer items:

  • Copy the item to an intermediary location such as an external disk, thumb drive, or remote server, and then connect the disk, drive, or server to the Mac.

  • Burn the item to a CD or DVD disc, and then insert the disc into the optical drive on the Mac.

  • Connect the Windows computer and your Mac to the same wired or wireless network.

    Connecting to Windows computers and servers from your Mac
  • If your Windows computer has an Ethernet port, directly connect the two computers using an Ethernet cable.

    Connecting your Mac directly to a Windows computer
Last Modified: Aug 6, 2013
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