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#1 yethPC

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Posted 09 July 2008 - 06:11 AM

Hey,

Im thinking about a plan to wirelessly hook up one computer located at another city 2 hrs drive from the town where I have dsl connection.What are the things to prepare to do this?Thank you so much.

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Posted 09 July 2008 - 07:52 AM

Hello yethPC,

As far as I know, you can't connect wirelessly to another computer that distance apart. Your best bet would be to create a virtual private network using a tool like hamachi
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Posted 11 July 2008 - 06:12 AM

Really I can do that with logmein hamachi?!But how am I going to start that?
Pls help...thanks

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Posted 11 July 2008 - 06:15 AM

What hardware peripherals I need to add to set this up?Thanks

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Posted 11 July 2008 - 06:49 AM

You don't need any peripherals for this to work. As long as both systems are connected to the internet.

There are two products that hamachi offers, one is the VPN client that will allow you to share files easily over the internet. The other product will allow remote access to another machine.
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Posted 14 July 2008 - 03:14 AM

Thanks nigglesnush85.

However, what I'm trying to do is to connect that remote pc which does not have internet connection to the other computer with internet access that is quite far.Can creating a vpn solve this?

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Posted 14 July 2008 - 03:13 PM

The VPN idea only works when both computers are connected to the internet. Connecting two computers over such a distance is not possible. You would need a very long ethernet cable to network them, even powerful wireless boosters would not be able to reach.
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Posted 14 July 2008 - 11:57 PM

Now i'm satisfied.Thanks again.

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 07:36 AM

No problem, glad to help.
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Posted 16 July 2008 - 02:27 AM

nigglesnush85, If I'm gonna bring these two computers in closer distance, what is the geographical limit so there would always be established connection between them using wireless mode?Should I change my router into wireless one so the other one that goes wireless can have access?Thanks.

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Posted 16 July 2008 - 06:05 AM

Theoretically the best non commercial hardware would probably cover a distance of 300ft outdoors; this distance will drop significantly if the signal hits an object.

There are industry level tools that can be purchased such as http://www.radiolabs.com/products/antennas...rtical-yagi.php I have never used it, but it is a wireless booster. What sort of distance are the two computers?
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