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Accessing files on a network from home using vpn

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When i try and open files across the network from home using a vpn connection ( broadband 500k) the PC does not respond. It simply gives an egg timer on the screen.

Yet if I access the same file from my c:\ drive ( ie local drive ) it opens up.

What is causing my PC not to respond properly when opening files across the network ?
Is it the broadband bandwidth ?

Regards,

Stewart
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maybe your netbios is not going through your VPN.
I suppose you use netbios if you are opening it via windows. Netbios is broadcast and I do not think it works on your VPN.
Anyway what VPN solution do u use?
Using netbios over TCP/IP.
The VPN is a cisco solution

When it does open the file, it is very slow

Regards,

Stewart
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