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Wi-fi Connecting In A Public Place


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#1 RonandSandra

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Posted 21 October 2007 - 10:00 AM

Hi,
I am a new member and this is my first posting.
I have recently set up my home wireless network,with a PC running XP and a laptop running Vista Premium-no problems.
I have set up the Sharing and Discovery items in the Network Sharing Centre for a Private network.
I have not yet used the laptop to connect to a hot spot in a public place.
How can I set up the Sharing and Discovery items in Vista to ensure security in a public place?
I only intend to use e mail and connect to the net in these circumstances, I do not wish to share anything.
Does Vista introduce limited access when I try to connect to a public network?
Any help will be appreciated.

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#2 4ward_tristan

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Posted 23 October 2007 - 06:16 PM

just set ur network profile to "home" or what ever it is it shud run ok from there....

in regards to security: the likely chances that some uber-1337 h4x0r will be sitting next to u ready to shift-delete all your files is highly unlikely so...
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