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13th December 2007, 08:58 AM
I have just ordered two imacs and I want to link them so that one computer can hold the common files and the other computer can acess the files?

havent used apples since the late 80s.

Cheers, Steve

13th December 2007, 09:07 AM
both iMacs will have wireless and will see each other on the network. Just create a network on one Mac and the other should then be able to see it (the options are in the network settings for Airport) All you have to do then is go to System Prefrences - Sharing and check the box next to "File Sharing" and you're good to go.

If you want a faster connection then you can use a network cable or a firewire cable to link them both together but it will still work the same.

13th December 2007, 09:07 AM
Not a problem in the world.

Apple Knowledgebase: http://www.apple.com/support/tiger/network/

13th December 2007, 09:11 AM
Beaten to it.

13th December 2007, 10:08 AM