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Windows XP pro remote desktop over Cisco router?

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Hello, my husband and I have a small business with about 6 computers and they are all networked with a basic peer to peer and Windows XP, I have a Cisco 831 router and I do have a VPN connection on it but it's only to connect to a remote computer which is a customer of ours and we pull down information from there computer for our business, this was wrote down for me by a friend of ours and that's how I was able to set all this stuff up, we know nothing about routers or  how to program them. We both wanted to be able to connect to our main computer at work that acts as the server when we are on the road, I have Windows XP pro on the work computer and found an article about using the remote desktop feature on Windows XP pro, it really explains it well but the only part we are having trouble with is what do I type in on the router to forward port 3389 which is what the article says we need for this to work, I believe we need a static ip set on the computer that acts as the server so I'm trying to work on that today, and then we will need our ip address to forward to the server, sorry for the long message, I appreciate any help on this, thank you.
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