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VPN software

Hi, i have a small business with one server and an end user is at home with a pc. I need a vpn that can connect them so she can run an app on her home pc that connects to the server at the main office. I dont ant to use hardware. Any ideas?
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tkthelpdesk
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CompProbSolvCommented:
The server may support VPNs.  What Operating System is it running?

Have you considered using a remote control solution (Remote Desktop, VNC, etc.) instead?  It may work better for you, depending on your specifics.
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tkthelpdeskAuthor Commented:
no server is old school server 2000. simple router will not support anything fancy
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hvanderwCommented:
Check here for step by step instructions on how to do it with Server 2000. It also requires VPN port forwarding on your router. Instructions on what ports on the bottom.
http://www.onecomputerguy.com/w2k/w2k_vpn.htm
I don't have a 2000 server to test. Sorry.
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ryan80Commented:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308208

You can setup the server as a VPN server.

But to be honest you can get a VPN router very cheaply and the ease of setup and reliability might be worth it.
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
What is the application you want to run?  Many applications that use a database such as accounting software must be on the same network, using them over a VPN is too slow and can cause data corruption.
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SoftwareMarketingCommented:
I would use logmein (logmein pro if you want a more VPN like service).
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