[RC5] Using Remote Buffers with Windows XP

Ray Booysen rj_booysen at iafrica.com
Thu May 29 23:36:03 EDT 2003


Bruce Wilson wrote:

>Another solution is to choose a directory elsewhere on the computer
>which XP won't nag about you sharing, then configure both clients to
>use them from that location.
>
>
>__
>Bruce Wilson <bwilson at distributed.net>
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>
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>| -----Original Message-----
>| From: rc5-bounces at lists.distributed.net 
>| [mailto:rc5-bounces at lists.distributed.net] On Behalf Of Karl
>| Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2003 12:49
>| To: 'D.net Discussion'
>| Subject: RE: [RC5] Using Remote Buffers with Windows XP
>| 
>| 
>| 
>| > Hi all
>| > 
>| > I run two computers with Windows XP on a LAN.  I want the 
>| two to share
>| > buffers.  This is because of a bug with the personal proxy 
>| that doens't
>| > detect a dial-up connection properly so my packets don't 
>| get uploaded
>| > and new ones downloaded.  I have a mail server that dials 
>| up at 19:00
>| > and I want the proxy to update, but it won't work Both of 
>| the clients
>| > are in \program files\distributed.net.
>| > 
>| > I want the computer without the modem to use the buffers of 
>| the client
>| > with the modem.  Unfortunately I can't share \program files 
>| because XP
>| > won't allow it.  Without sounding petty I want to be able 
>| to share the
>| > buffers without moving the location of the client.
>| > Any help?
>| > 
>| 
>| Pull up a command prompt and type
>| 
>| net share dnetc="c:\program files\distributed.net"
>| 
>| then on the non modem machine use \\<modem computer name>\dnetc as
>the
>| remote buffer directory.
>| 
>| Windows XP's nannying does gets annoying at times!
>| 
>| Karl
>| 
>| 
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I did say that I didn't want to move the folders.  Me being petty :)

thanks

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Ray Booysen
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