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dtp81390

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Ok so this is going to take sometime to explain but I hope someone can help.

I recently started a new business with a friend and we do this outside of our normal job. For our normal job we work in the same office and are in the same line of work. (our employers are ok with us moonlighting).

Anyways we have some questions about file sharing. We want to be able to share files with our work computers to our personal computers and back and forth. We dont want to use external devices and we dont want to have to upload files constantly. We work for a university and we need administrator approval to set up remote desktop or to download programs or install programs without their approval so this really isnt an option.

Is there anyway using the internet that we can share files and just save them somewhere and my partner can open that saved file and work on it and save it again. Is this possible without uploading it everytime we are finished with it.

Any help or suggestions would be great. All of the computers are running Windows Vista or Windows 7
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We work for a university and we need administrator approval to set up remote desktop or to download programs or install programs without their approval so this really isnt an option.

This is where your problem is right now. What you are asking is our help to bypass the security settings for the school setup by the administrators. This is against our TOU as explained below.



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We are students at the university and the computers that we use for work are also used for school and for our general use while on campus. As I need specific programs for my work and school stuff I would like to share those files with my home computer and vis versa so that I dont have to carry around external devices or upload. I am not trying to bypass the security settings at the university or anything. It is just being able to access my home files from my work computer and my school files from my home computer.

Is there a way to share files via the internet without having to upload them.
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As you stated honestly in your original post you would have to have permission from the admin to share those files. Without their permission I'm afraid you have no other option. They are the only ones who can allow the access you need and I'm sure if the need is a legit step they would have no problem allowing you that access.
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We do not need permission to share the files in question. They are my personal files of documents that I created and put them in a folder on my desktop. Yes there are files on the computer that we cant share but those arent the ones that I want to set up file sharing for.

The reason I brought the stuff about admin approvals was because the answer to the question would have been to set up a remote desktop connection or you can share files over your work network.

So to get the correct response to our question I wanted to be specific. We want to share files between my work/school/personal computers that are able to be shared but not in the ways mentioned above.
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I understand your dilemma but to have access to the system as you need would leave the other files open to be used also without the admin themselves setting up the permissions to specific areas. I am going to ask one of our Network experts to take a look at this topic and if he sees no issue then he will be able to answer all your questions for you. :thumbsup:
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Hello there,

Rshaffer called in the troops, so "tadaa!" :P

Reading all the information it looks like you are looking for a synchronize program. Much like Google Drive, DropBox or SugarSync. :) However, keep in mind that there might be restrictions set on the network that prevent the syncing from happening. But it's worth giving a shot. :thumbsup:

Regards,
Olrik
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Are you still having problems with your issue?
It has been 11 days since your last response and I was wondering if the issue has been resolved?
If so can you explain how it was resolved so others may be able to fix it if they have the same issue.
If not please let us know and we can continue with helping you to resolve the issue.
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