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Platinum Edition Using® Microsoft® Windows® XP by Brian Knittel, Robert Cowart

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Dial-Up Networking

Thus far in this chapter, we've talked about ways of taking files with you when you're away from your network. Today, Internet connections are never very far away, and many companies set up dial-up modem banks for employees to connect while on the road, so in many cases, you don't need to take files with you; you can get at your files and office computers from just about anywhere in the world. In the next two sections, we'll talk about how this can be done with Dial-Up Networking and through Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology.

First off, Windows XP can connect to a remote Windows network via modem. All file sharing, printing, and directory services are available just as if you were directly connected, including any Novell, ...

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