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Sharing hard drive on network with Lion

Update:11-30Source: network consolidation
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Since I upgraded to Lion on my 3 iMacs I have not been able to connect to my WD hard drive which is connected to my main mac. I used to be able to do this easily through the sharing facility using SMB.  I need to get this back working ASAP.  I have tried solutions suggested about repairing hard drive through disk utilities and by turning off afp and leaving SMS on.  none worked o far
I can connect to the other macs folders and get them to access my folders on the mac but the external hard drive is no longer shown as accessible
Hope this makes sense and that some one can help?
Cheers
Colin

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Hello
just an idea , do you have check if your external drive is share ??
select drive icon , get info an chek for share option
HTH
Pierre
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