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Part IV: Life on the Network > Three Ways to Dial In from the Road

21. Three Ways to Dial In from the Road

Windows XP Professional provides a long list of avenues for dialing into one PC from another. If you're a road warrior armed with a laptop, you may be delighted by these features. If you're a corporate employee who used to think that you could escape the office by going home, you may not.

In any case, each of these remote access features requires a good deal of setup and some scavenging through the technical underbrush, and each offers slightly different benefits and drawbacks. But when you're in Tulsa and a spreadsheet you need is on your PC in Tallahassee, you may be grateful to have at least one of these systems in place.


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