Thanks for this - I tried this and read through this part of the
manual, but it keeps saying the drive isn't found. I have added the
drive as shared using the VB interface and it's listed there, but not
sure what else I'm supposed to do - this probably shouldn't be this
On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 8:12 PM, Matt Jones <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> In windows on your VM you need to mount your mac shared folder as a network
> drive. You can do this using the 'Tools | Map Network Drive...' menu
> command in windows. Choose a drive letter (e.g., X:), then for the 'Folder'
> name, use the Virtual box share syntax, which is '\\vboxsvr\sharename',
> where 'sharename' is the name of the share that you set up in the Virtual
> Box configuration window. Once done, you should see your mac folder under
> the drive letter you chose. The virtual box manual explains this more
> On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 3:57 PM, Nicole Engard <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I have virtualbox installed on my mac. I have several virtual
>> machines, the one that's causing problems is my windows xp machine. I
>> want to transfer files from my mac to my windows machine. I tried
>> sharing a folder but can't find it in windows - I tried putting a CD
>> in but windows can't read it - I installed Filezilla FTP Server - but
>> now I'm suck with how to set that up so that I can FTP from my Mac to
>> the Windows Virtual Machine.
>> Any tips from the experts?
>> Thanks in advance,