How to connect Remotely?

  arminmckidd 13:40 21 Feb 2010
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Ok I have a PC and a Laptop, both are running Win7 64bit.
I want to be able to access my PC hard drives when I am out and about, working or travelling from my laptop so i dont have to store masses of files on my laptop because that would make it slower.

Is there an application specifically for that purpose or could i simply use windows remote access? (which iv never used before)

Iv read a bit online about VPN and host to LAN but didnt really grasp it enough to try it.

What would you suggest?

  MAJ 13:43 21 Feb 2010

Teamviewer: click here

  arminmckidd 13:51 21 Feb 2010

is it free or do you have to pay for it?

  MAJ 13:54 21 Feb 2010

Sorry USMB, I was searching for another link and posted in error.

Here's a link to show how to set up remote access on XP. click here

There are a few other applications like Teamviewer, RealVNC is another click here There's another pretty good one but it's name escapes me at the moment.

  MAJ 13:59 21 Feb 2010

For Windows 7. click here

  MAJ 14:03 21 Feb 2010

It's free, USMB.

  Technotiger 17:26 21 Feb 2010

I would go with Teamviewer - free and a great little program.

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