[AI] File Sharing

Syed Imran syed.fame at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 20:26:37 EDT 2007


Will the speed of broadband connectivity affect remote performance?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Prashant Naik" <pranaik at gmail.com>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2007 11:36 PM
Subject: Re: [AI] File Sharing


> Get started using Remote Desktop with Windows XP Professional
>
>
>
> Remote Desktop, included with Windows XP Professional, enables you to
> connect to your computer across the Internet from virtually any computer,
> Pocket PC, or Smartphone. Once connected, Remote Desktop gives you mouse 
> and
> keyboard control over your computer while showing you everything that's
> happening on the screen. With Remote Desktop, you can leave your computer 
> at
> the office without losing access to your files, applications, and e-mail.
> Your sales force will be able to access the latest pricing sheet from on 
> the
> road by using Remote Desktop in Windows XP Professional.
>
>
>
> To use Remote Desktop
>
> Connect your remote computer to the host computer
>
>
>
> To use Remote Desktop
>
> With Remote Desktop, you can connect to your work computer from home and
> access all of your programs, files, and network resources as though you 
> were
> actually sitting in front of your computer at work.
>
>
>
> You need three things to create a remote location:
>
>
>
> 1.
>
> Microsoft Windows XP Professional must be installed on the computer
> containing the files and programs that you want to access from a remote
> computer. The computer must also be part of a corporate network in which
> Remote Desktop connections are permitted. This computer is known as the
> host.
>
>
>
> 2.
>
> The remote computer must be running Windows 95 or later. This computer 
> must
> also have the Remote Desktop Connection client software installed. The
> remote computer is known as the client.
>
>
>
> 3.
>
> Both computers must be connected to the Internet through a VPN connection.
>
>
>
> Note: If you're not connecting to the host computer through a VPN, you'll
> need to use the actual IP address of the host computer instead of the
> computer name.
>
>
>
>
>
> To set up the Remote Desktop, start with the host computer, which in this
> example is your work computer.
>
>
>
> 1.
>
> Verify that you are signed in as the administrator.
>
>
>
> 2.
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> Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Performance and
> Maintenance.
>
>
>
> 3.
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> Click System.
>
>
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> 4.
>
> Click the Remote tab, select the Allow users to connect remotely to this
> computer check box, and then click OK.
>
>
>
> Next, make sure you have Windows Firewall set up to allow exceptions.
>
>
>
> 1.
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> In the Control Panel, click Security Center.
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>
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>
>
>
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> 2.
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> Under Manage security settings for, click Windows Firewall.
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> 3.
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> Make sure the Don't allow exceptions check box is not selected.
>
> 4.
>
> Click the Exceptions tab, and verify that the Remote Desktop check box is
> selected.
>
> 5.
>
> Click OK, and then close the Windows Security Center window.
>
> Your host computer is now set up to allow remote access.
>
>
>
> You will need the name of the host computer.
>
> 6.
>
> In Control Panel, click Performance and Maintenance, click System, and 
> then
> click the Computer Name tab.
>
> 7.
>
> Write down the full computer name, and then click OK.
>
> 8.
>
> Close Control Panel.
>
> 9.
>
> Leave this computer running, locked, and connected to the corporate 
> network
> with Internet access.
>
>
>
> Connect your remote computer to the host computer
>
> To connect your home computer, which is the client (or remote) computer to
> your work (or host) computer, follow these steps:
>
>
>
> 1.
>
> On your home computer, click Start, point to All Programs, and then point
> to Accessories.
>
>
>
> 2.
>
> In the Accessories menu, point to Communications, and then click Remote
> Desktop Connection.
>
>
>
> 3.
>
> In the Computer box, type the computer name of your host computer, which
> you wrote down earlier.
>
>
>
> 4.
>
> Click Connect.
>
>
>
> 5.
>
> When the Log On to Windows dialog box appears, type your user name,
> password, and domain (if required), and then click OK.
>
>
>
> The Remote Desktop window opens, and you see the desktop settings, files,
> and programs that are on your host computer, which in this example is your
> work computer. Your host computer remains locked, and nobody can access it
> without a password. In addition, no one will be able to see the work you 
> are
> doing remotely.
>
>
>
> To end your Remote Desktop session:
>
>
>
> 1.
>
> Click Start, and then click Log Off at the bottom of the Start menu.
>
>
>
> 2.
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> When prompted, click Log Off.
>
>
>
> hope this will help you.
>
>
> prashant naik
>
>
> On 8/24/07, Abdul <1988.abdul at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hey Imran,
>> Thats what I dont want. I dont want another person to sit on the other
>> end.To be more clear I want to access my PC with my laptop. Is it
>> possible.
>>
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