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Windows 7: Connecting two computers together.


06 Mar 2009   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Connecting two computers together.

I have an Eee PC and my main Desktop, both are running Windows 7 (same build.)
I want to be able to use a Homegroup, I really like the idea of it, but I want to be able to access my Desktop PC like it was in the homegroup even though I'm on another network (such as school.)

Would creating a Virtual Private Networking (via Himachi) allow me to create a homegroup between the two computers?

Any suggestions?


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06 Mar 2009   #2

XP/win7 x86 build 7127
 
 

once you join via VPN, you will be on that network and be able to view shares as long as you setup the incoming vpn connection to allow such privledges. "allow callers to access my local area network".
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06 Mar 2009   #3

Windows 7
 
 

So, I just do these two tutorials on both computers?

Virtual Private Network (VPN) Enable Outgoing VPN Connections[2]=Networking%20Internet

Virtual Private Network (VPN) - Enable Incoming VPN Connections[2]=Networking%20Internet
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07 Mar 2009   #4

XP/win7 x86 build 7127
 
 

yep, pretty much. good reads there
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