connect to windows share from a mac

Need to connect to a windows share from Mac OS X Leopard or Snow Leopard? Here’s how to..

1. Open Finder
2. Menu "Go" -> "Connect to Server"
3. Type in smb://[ip_of_windows_share]/[sharename]
4. Click "connect"
5. When prompted for authentication use '[username]' (no quotes, if this is part of a windows domain and you are using active directory authentication use [fully.qualified.domain.name]\[username])
6. Type in your password
7. Click connect

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