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Home Sharing is a method to share music directly between Mac's on a local network authenticated with the same iTunes account. Family Sharing is the method for sharing purchases made through iTunes or App Store by a defined group of iTunes accounts all using the same credit card. Share My Library is a preference in iTunes that allows local network user to ...
That is an excellent start but you may still get the same error message as Windows will often want to know the domain of the username (not "Domain" with a capital D). When you log into a PC over the network from another PC your username will often take the form of: [PCNAME]\[USERNAME] [PASSWORD] So if my pc was called stevespc with a username of steve ...
This can sometimes be a bit confusing for people when sharing from a Mac to Windows the first time. What are you using as your username? On a Mac, you have an account name and an account ID, usually your name. For example, if the display (account) name is "John Smith", your username or account ID is probably "johnsmith". If you aren't sure what yours is, ...
Open your Windows VM and go to Actions -> Configure... in the menubar Choose the Options-tab and highligt Sharing in the left pane Uncheck all boxes like in the picture below: Hit the Custom Folders... Button and remove any user-defined OS X folder by highlighting it and clicking the - button:
After home sharing has been enabled on the desired devices and the main iTunes library, open up music on your device (iPhone/iPad) Down the bottom click on 'More' and then 'Shared' and select your main library. This library then loads to your device which can be shared over your local network.
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