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HomeGroup Facility Query

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    HomeGroup Facility Query


    Is it possible on a local PC to view the contents of a folder that exists on the remote PC. For example I have a folder named Brians Folder on my D partition of the remote PC for archiving various sundry files.
    I wish to access the contents of the Brians Folder in the remote PC using the Homegroup
    TIA
    Last edited by KiwiBrian; 23 Aug 2015 at 01:02.

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  2. #2


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    Yes, because all Libraries are, are just shortcuts to the real folder. All that a Home Group does is only allow pre-authorized access between computers for the Libraries. If you log in with a username and password, you have full access to the computer and any mapped drives on said computer.

    People are starting to get away from Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection and going with Teamviewer, since it is a whole lot easier and more secured than RDP, which still has a huge Security Flaw that Microsoft refuses to patch.
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HomeGroup Facility Query
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