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Take Control of Running Windows on a Mac by Joe Kissell

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Share Files between Windows and Mac OS X in Parallels

Although sharing files between Windows and Mac OS X under Boot Camp is sometimes challenging, under Parallels it's easy. Parallels automatically shares your entire Windows C: drive and mounts it as a network volume in Mac OS X (Figure 7-10), so you can interact with files within Windows just as you would if they were on a network server. To find your personal files, look in Documents and Settings/your-user-name on the Windows volume. (Should you ever want to disable this feature, choose Virtual Machine > Configure, click Options, select Shared Folders in the list on the left, and uncheck Access Windows Folders from Mac.)

Figure 7-10. When you open the shared volume that Parallels mounts for ...

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