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Accede to a files sharing from Windows® and MyCrypNet

If you want to accede to remote files from Windows® through a MyCrypNet network this tutorial is for you.

Accede to a files sharing from Windows® and MyCrypNet

To have more general informations on how a files sharing works, how to create a files sharing server or how to install it on other operating systems, take a look here.

How to accede from a Windows® computer to a shared folder

On the system that will access the shared folder, open a File Explorer.

In the address bar, enter the name of the MyCrypNet access that shares the folder, preceded by 2 backslashes.

In this example, the MyCrypNet access that shares the folder is OFFICE-DESKTOP (according to the naming convention available here). You must enter in the address bar: \\OFFICE-DESKTOP

Validate the request with the “Enter” key, or with the arrow button on the right.

An authentication window opens, asking to log in with both a username (ALICE, according to the naming convention available here) and a password (ALICE-PASSWORD).

Once authentication is successful, you can access the list of shares and read the files.

This makes it possible to use the built-in file-sharing feature of Windows®, without installing third-party software and preserving all the benefits of your MyCrypNet private network: security, speed and simplicity.

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