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I have a ghetto windows server 2008 r2 server that I basically run as a file server. I would like to create a share that can be mapped as a network drive by a Windows 7 Pro PC. How can I do this?

I've gathered that I probably need to setup a VPN network on my Server 2008 R2 box and then grant my Win7 PC access.

Is there anything else I am overlooking or is there a better way to do this? I basically just want to be able to edit xml files on my Win7 PC without having to ftp them back and forth.

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...right click the folder with files you want to share and select sharing?

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The computers aren't on the same network... –  Doug Jun 3 '12 at 20:42
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Not sure this was spelled out in the question...but in that case, you'd probably use site-to-site VPN connection to connect the two networks. –  Bart Silverstrim Jun 3 '12 at 21:40
    
I wasn't clear in the question. Thanks for the answer; just wanted to make sure I wasn't overlooking something. –  Doug Jun 3 '12 at 22:46

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