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Solved: network drive mapping

Discussion in 'Networking' started by rainforest123, Oct 31, 2006.

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  1. rainforest123

    rainforest123 Thread Starter

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    I want to map a drive across the internet.

    I to avoid using programs / services such as "go to my pc" and "pc anywhere" because I want to avoid taking control of the computer. I want the person at the remote computer to be able to use the computer while files are retrieved & stored / saved.

    The computers run Windows XP Home.

    They are members of a workgroup, currently in the same physical location. Soon, 1 will be moved to a remote location.

    Thanks for your help.

    Sincerely,
    RF123
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    You really want to look into a VPN. You don't actually want to directly map a drive across the Internet without any protection. You are opening your security wide for anyone to hack/infect you.
     
  3. rainforest123

    rainforest123 Thread Starter

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    JW:
    Thanks.

    VPN it is.

    RF123
     
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