FYI - Erin Germ helped me off list - I didn't have VB Guest Additions
installed - so I was missing a critical step there :)
On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 8:43 PM, Nicole Engard <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 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
> hard ...
> 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,