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Accessing C drive knowing the IP through internet.

Discussion in 'Networking' started by zabby, Nov 4, 2007.

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  1. zabby

    zabby Thread Starter

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    I know my IP address.
    And my system is connected to the internet.
    Can i access my computer from another computer through internet knowing the IP address?????
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    You will have to specify what kind of connection you have, and information about any firewalls, both hardware and software. Also, how exactly do you want to "access" it?
     
  3. zabby

    zabby Thread Starter

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    I got a broadband DSL connection. Assuming there is no firewall, is it possible to access my C drive, my desktop etc?
     
  4. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    It's possible, though incredibly stupid! Opening up file sharing directly to the Internet with no protection is just asking for a major problem, probably within minutes of connecting!

    A much better way would be with something like UltraVNC, which offers file transfer, remote control, and encryption of the link.
     
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