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Sharing a folder between windows and mac os x on vmware

You need to follow this procedure in order to share files between Windows 7 and Mac OS X on VMWare :

  1. Go in your virtual machine settings and select 'Options' tab.
  2. Click on 'Folder Sharing' and tick 'Always enabled'.
  3. Click on 'Add' button and select a folder you want to share.
  4. Confirm virtual machine settings.
  5. From 'System preferences' on Mac OS X, select 'Sharing'.
  6. Make sure that 'File Sharing' is enabled.
  7. From top menu bar, select 'Go' and 'Computer'.
  8. You will now see a folder named '/'. This is your shared folder between Windows 7 and Mac OS X.

Reference: https://web.archive.org/web/20150206003433/http://techsultan.com/share-folder-mac-os-x-windows-7-vmware/

https://superuser.com/questions/274456/sharing-a-folder-between-windows-7-and-mac-os-x-on-vmware/1372384

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