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markin
12th January 2008, 07:17 PM
My operating system is win xp i have a 250 gb sata hard drive. I have folders with video and audio files i have put most of the movies on one folder holding upto 60 gb of mp3 and video files. I tried to use itunes to import these mp3's but i dont know its not importing it, I now try with mediaMonkey its working cool.

This is not a regular process i need to know how to transfer data from my pc to my new Macbook and also if i transfer all the music somehow which will be loose in a big folder will the Itunes on the Mac be able to pick it all up and deal with it all (as the itunes on my windows xp did not read all the files in the folder)

transferred somehow which will be loose in a big folder will the Itunes on the Macbook can be able to identiy and deal with it (as the itunes on my windows xp did not read all the files in the folder) help me on this issue thanks

Huy
12th January 2008, 08:00 PM
Set up sharing.

Then grab the files off the PC.

Currawong
13th January 2008, 07:12 PM
Huy, how do you do that? I'm guessing markin hasn't done it before. Care to provide a link or tutorial for him?

I've whipped up a quick tutorial (http://forums.mactalk.com.au/showthread.php?t=42765) for everyone on how to do it between Leopard and Vista, since the articles that show up with a search appear to be quite out of date.

Huy
13th January 2008, 07:17 PM
Right, sorry. I just figured they would know. My bad.

I found this with a simple Google search, there are others out there but this should give you an idea on how to do it, on Windows XP.

On Windows XP (note: you may need to disable Simple File Sharing).
To do this, all you have to do is this:
1. Click Start | My Computer | Tools (up the top) | Folder Options | View.

http://www.practicallynetworked.com/sharing/xp_filesharing/image1.gif

2. Scroll to the bottom of the list of advanced settings and un-check Use Simple File Sharing (Recommended).
3. Click OK.

Then

1. Right-click the folder you wish to share and select Sharing and Security.

http://www.windowsnetworking.com/img/gif_wxp/wxpnet11.gif

2. On the Sharing tab, select Share this folder and enter a share name.
3. Hit Apply/OK.

http://www.practicallynetworked.com/sharing/xp_filesharing/image9.gif

4. Access the shared folder in Leopard in the same way as Currawong has described.

Sources/more info:
http://www.practicallynetworked.com/sharing/xp_filesharing/05createshares.htm
http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/wxppntsh.html