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I'm a bit new to computers and work with a small library. I need to set up a laptop so I can work from home using the share network on the work servers. how could I do so? Thanks for the help.
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Since I helped you in another thread I know you are sort of the IT department, if there is anyone else htough in charge of network security check with them first. I would look into something like LogMeIn or WebExPc, it had to be installed on a computer and that computer can't be used by someone else at the same time you are using it from home.

If you only need access to the stuff that is on the network or can't spare a computer. You can look at setting up a VPN server and tunnel into the network from home. This will make your computer seem like it is on the network and have the ability to access any network services.
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Thanks for all the info. My only other question is: want a job?

Instead of tunneling, I am going to splurge on a program like those. I'm a one man crew running four branches, each 30-45 minutes a part.
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The only director over me, well, doesn't know what a ping is on command prompt. So to say I'm on my own is an understatement. My only qualifications are being young, born with music downloads and altering gaming systems. I work on and build my own computers but I imagine the local taxpayers want more for thier money.
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Since I helped you in another thread I know you are sort of the IT department, if there is anyone else htough in charge of network security check with them first. I would look into something like LogMeIn or WebExPc, it had to be installed on a computer and that computer can't be used by someone else at the same time you are using it from home.

If you only need access to the stuff that is on the network or can't spare a computer. You can look at setting up a VPN server and tunnel into the network from home. This will make your computer seem like it is on the network and have the ability to access any network services.


Agree with Pedro. Also, LogMeIn provides a free version which will allow you to log in via their website to your office computer just as long as you left it on and work on it from home. I'd look into this first if you aren't real tech savvy.
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