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How to Share Files Between Mac OS and Windows 10?

In a network where you’ve Windows and Mac OS and want to share files between them is not an easy task. Therefore, you’ve to configure or enable file sharing on both operating systems then see or manage share files. Most of the people prefer to do it, but might not have succeeded. The way to share files between Mac OS and Windows 10 is similar to sharing files between the same operating system but if a person is not known to one of the OS then, of course, it will be difficult for him to do. In this article, we will learn how to share files between Mac OS and Windows 10, so lets begin.

Share Files From Mac OS to Windows 10

To share files and folders between Mac OS and Windows 10, you need to install any software or use third party tools, just follow the article step by step.

3. Ok, now go to Mac, open System Preferences and click on Sharing.

System Preferences
System Preferences

4. Now turn on file sharing from service and click on + icon and select the folder or files you want to share and click Add.

Sharing Folder
Share Folder

5. Ok, now that you’ve shared folders, it’s time to access them from windows, to do that go to the Windows PC, open Network and click on Mac computer and enter the Mac’s credentials and click ok.


After clicking ok, you’ll see and manage shared folders like we had shared Myinfo with Karar’s public Folder and we can see them here too.

Shared Folders
Shared Folders

Share Files From Windows to Mac OS

1. Select a folder on Windows and right-click on it then select Properties and On the folder Properties click on Advanced Sharing.

Share Folder
Share Folders

2. When the Advanced Sharing opened, mark it on and click on Permissions, on the permissions just mark everyone as full control and click Ok.

Advanced Sharing
Advanced Sharing

3. Ok, now that you’ve shared files from Mac OS, its possible now to access them from Mac. To do it go to Home and select Windows PC under shared then click on Connect As and enter your Windows PC credentials then click Connect.


4. When the computer connected, you can see and manage shared files fully.

Share files
Folders Shared

Finally, you’ve known how to share files between mac os and windows 10. We always require your feedback about our article and never ignore them also we are thankful to those who share their feedbacks.

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How to Use iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch with iOS 10 on VMware/Mac?

If you’re willing to use iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus running iOS 10 without having it, then, make sure its possible and today we’re going to show it for you full and free. ُSince iPhone 7 with iPhone 7 plus and iOS 10 has released, we’re excited to see and test it somewhere and know that. And you might be confused how to use it without buying it also if you’ve searched somewhere you couldn’t find doing it that because it isn’t properly done anywhere. Sounds interesting yes? No worries, now you can use iPhone, iPad running iOS 10 or before on VMware or Mac by iOS simulator easily, exactly what are you thinking and not only you can use iPhone with iOS 10 but also you can test out the iPad you prefer and also use Apple TV there.

Use iPhone, iPad Running iOS 10 on VMware

Simulator is a great tool for rapid prototyping and development before testing your app on a device. Simulator also has features that can assist you in testing and debugging both iOS apps and web apps. By understanding the tools that Simulator offers, you can more efficiently develop your app.

Hey, want to start soon? Install a Mac on VMware first from the guides above. Once the macOS X installed, launch VMware and power on the virtual machine (Mac OS) and now go to App Store and search XCode 8 then download it.


After downloading XCode 8, launch it and go install it.

XCode - Installation
XCode – Installation

Once the XCode installed, now you’re ready to go and use iPhone, iPad with iOS Simulator, and to do this find out XCode app and right-click on it then select Show Package Contents.

Show Package Contents - XCode
Show Package Contents – XCode

Now open Contents>Developer> Applications and open Simulator, and you’ll see iPhone coming up. When the iPhone turned on, now you’re free to do anything you want, to adjust the screen with your screen choose>Window>Scale>Select the screen zoom that fits like the shot below.

Use iPhone, iPad Running iOS 10 on VMware/Mac
iPhone 7 – iOS Simulator

Or if you want to change iPhone, iPad version or test TV OS then navigate to Harware>Device>Choose Apple OS or iOS 10 then choose your preferred device.

Change Device - XCode 8
Change Device – XCode 8

Now comes to Apple Watch, to access this open Simulator (Watch) from the Applications window and you’ll see the Apple Watch running and you can have access to it.

Apple Watch Simulator
Apple Watch Simulator

All right, that’s enough. If you’ve any questions, suggestions regarding this ask now.


Mac OS

How to Reset Forgotten Mac OS X El Capitan Password?

The forgetting password is what happens to everyone unexpectedly, and no one wants to face it but if once it happened then don’t worry you won’t lost your files or suffer from damage process like hard resetting Android phones. Your password is your key to enter into your Mac, and it’s absolutely a strong password that is forgettable. Ok, when you’ve forgotten your Mac password then make sure that you can do it without any third party apps, means just by booting into Mac and reset your or any other user password you want to reset. So let’s begin resetting forgotten Mac OS admin password.

Reset Forgotten Mac OS X El Capitan Password

There are different and a variety of ways to reset forgotten Mac OS password whether by third party apps or by other methods but here we will take a look at the easy and standard method, let’s get started.

What is iCloud keychain?

Before going later, first lets know what is iCloud keychain? The iCloud keychain is the attempt to create basic password management and also keeps your account names, passwords, and credit card numbers stored in iCloud available on Mac and iPhone, iPad, iPod, see more at What is Apple’s iCloud Keychain and how do I use it?

1. Restart you Mac if it is on or turn on if its shutdown and while restarting your Mac before getting to Apple logo, hold down Command (⌘)+R until the Apple logo appears, then let it load, and you will boot into OS X recovery. Once the Mac booted into recovery, then click on Utilities and select Terminal.

OS X Utilites
OS X Utilities

2. When the Terminal opened, type ” resetpassword ” and hit command, by entering the command it will open Reset Password, on this window first select your hard drive and then choose the user account and enter a new password for the user twice with password hint, and click Save.

Reset Password
Reset Password

Note: By resetting the password for the user, it won’t change the default keychain password, the user will be asked the old password to access an application related to the keychain but don’t worry you can create a new keychain later.

Don’t know what’s keychain? Check out above and read all about it.

Login Password Reset
Login Password Reset

3. Now just click on Apple logo and click Restart.

Restart Mac
Restart Mac

4. While restarting let your Mac boot normally and on the login page  enter your new password and you’ll login successfully.

Ok, after restarting, you’ll be prompted to update your keychain password, it’s important to Create New Keychain so just click on it. Otherwise, your computer will continue asking old password for the keychain.


When the keychain created, you can use your Mac normally like before means without any error or problem.

Troubleshoot Resetting Errors

When the resetting finished, restart your Mac, and you’ll be asked to update keychain, if you’ve clicked on Continue Log in then you’ve done wrong, and after that, you’ll have to suffer from collections of errors like a shot, so how to fix them?

Solution: To fix these problems on your computer, you have to try the resetting process once again and choose to Create New Keychain after restarting. No problem, if you’ll lose your keychain but make sure that you’ve your computer safe and without losing files.

Troubleshoot resetting erros
Troubleshoot resetting errors

Ok, when the resetting finished successfully, you can log in with your account, and that’s it. If you’ve any question, suggestion, idea or feedback for improvement, then don’t feel shy or ignore just put your comment bravely and get rid out of ideas on your mind.

Mac OS

How to Turn off Mac by Putting Into Sleep Mode?

The Mac startup guide would be an amazing task you’ve ever done. As when I was  new to mac and even turning off(shutdown) or restarting was a tough challenge to do. That’s why I perfectly know how do you feel. This time, I’ve covered you of getting started using Mac and you’ll learn how to turn off mac by putting into sleep mode.

Turn off Mac by Putting Into Sleep Mode Automatically

The sleep mode in Mac is much beneficial like doing it in the Windows. Now you can put your mac in Sleep Mode automatically after a fixed period of time means if your Mac doesn’t detect any mouse or keyboard activity on screen then your Mac will get automatically into sleep mode.

1. Click on the Apple key>Select Preferences and click on Energy Saver (bulb icon).

System Prefrences
System Preferences

2. Ok, now here you can do the followings to save more power by turning into sleep more.

  • The inactivity time: The inactivity time defines how long your computer waits before putting itself into Sleep mode. This time, can be as short as one minute or as long as three hours.

  • The parts of your computer to put into Sleep mode: The two main parts of your computer that you can put into Sleep mode are the hard drive and the display (your computer screen). Because the hard drive and the display consume the most power, putting, at least, one or both of these parts into Sleep mode can dramatically reduce the amount of power your Mac consumers while it’s asleep.

Here you’ve to select Power Adapter or Battery then determine the timing and mark the two options on the shot.

Sleep Mode
Energy Saver Options

Also you can select or deselect one of the following options:

  • Prevent Computer from sleeping automatically when the display is off: It disallows computer from sleeping whenever the display is off and isn’t working.
  • Wake for Network Access: It is useful for network administrator users when the network is turned on and working, then the computer won’t get into sleeping mode even after the fixed period of time.
  • Enable Power Nap while plugged into a power adapter: While sleeping, your Mac can backup using Time Machine and periodically for new email, calendar and other iCloud updates.

3. When the settings finished, click the close button and your sleep mode has been enabled and setup.

Energy Saver
Energy Saver

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