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Windows 7: Use harddrive of another computer via network?

18 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 8 Professional x64
Use harddrive of another computer via network?

Can't really explain properly. I wanna use my other computers its HDD via networking. Any ideas how to?


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18 Sep 2010   #2

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)

Are the machines already networked? If so, you need to share the folders you want to access on the remote machine's HDD. Here's a tutorial that might help:[2]=Networking%20Internet
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18 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 8 Professional x64

I mean controlling the HDD of the other PC. Sorry for my english.


Comp 1 = This computer
Comp 2 = Other computer

I wanna send an file to Comp 2 via Comp 1.
But i wanna use the file when its not anymore on Comp 1, but Comp 2.
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18 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

hi CommandoBob

sure its possible,there are a few solutions, i think the easiest would be to give one of the computers harddrive full access through the network, that way you have to install any programs
( make sure ur the only one in the network when it's shared or ppl you trust )

another way is to use a ftp program

you can also control the other computer / harddrive, with example Remote administrator, also msn / skype

hope this helps

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