Access Remote PC

Remote access to your PC from anywhere in the world

Transfer files, run programs, access network resources

  1. Right-click My Network Places, and then click Properties.
  2. Double-click Make New Connection, to start the New Connection Wizard. Click Next.
  3. On the Network Connections Type dialog box, click Accept Incoming Connections, and then click Next.
  4. On the Devices for Incoming Connections dialog box, select your modem device, and then click Next.
  5. On the Incoming Virtual Private Connection dialog box, click Do not allow virtual private connections, and then click Next.
  6. On the Allowed Users dialog box, select or add all users for whom you want to enable access. When dialing to this computer you will be asked for username and password. These must match the user accounts you specified on this page. Click next.
  7. On the Networking Components dialog box, make sure the TCP/IP protocol is checked. Remove other components because they are not necessary for Access Remote PC but may have associated security risks if you enable them.
  8. On the Completing the Network Connection Wizard dialog box, the connection name is "Incoming Connections" by default and the name cannot be changed.
  9. Click Finish.
  10. Make sure dial-up services are started. If they are not started already, start the "Remote Access Connection Manager" and "Routing and Remote Access" services from within the Services applet found in the Start Menu > Control Panel > Administrative Tools.

Important: see additional notes about dial-up networking.

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