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Just curious

by maile_x / February 10, 2007 3:08 AM PST

This may seem like a silly question but I thought I'd ask anyway. My roommate and I are networking our PC's. He's got a desktop and I have a wireless laptop. All of the information on my notebook stays in laptop correct? Things such as history, pics, files...just about anything we do. Again, I know it's a silly question but I was just curious. Thanks!

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Networking won't move data around
by Steven Haninger / February 10, 2007 7:13 AM PST
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among the connected PCs but it allows humans to do so. Your data stays put unless you or someone with access to your laptop deliberately moves it.

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by maile_x / February 11, 2007 6:29 AM PST

So in order for anyone to access my information they'd of course, have to have access to my laptop correct? There's no way that they can see any of my info through theirs if we're networking both computers right?

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Make sure. . .
by Coryphaeus / February 11, 2007 7:12 AM PST
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you don't have File and Printer Sharing turned on. If so, you can each see the other PC. If not, you're safe.

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by maile_x / February 13, 2007 4:42 AM PST
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Thank you for your reply.

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