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  Reply # 289291 12-Jan-2010 14:46
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Yes, we have a LAN at home and I have accessed the MYOB data file with a laptop over the LAN.

That is what gave me the idea to access the file over a vpn or something similar.

I would need to buy and setup another computer to be able to take this option. Is there nothing else?

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  Reply # 289499 13-Jan-2010 06:35
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I often use MYOB Premier (and other accounting packages) on a VPN connection and occasionally using Microsoft Remote Desktop or Teamviewer.

The VPN connection I use is usually between New Zealand & Australia and while it is not as fast as using a local network data file, it is still quite usable and stable. Using Microsoft RDP also works well, Teamviewer is noticeably slower.

Personally I would NOT recommend using Quickbooks on a VPN, despite its better performance speed-wise, as I have experienced a significant number of issues with data file corruption when using a VPN.

 
 
 
 




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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 290442 15-Jan-2010 22:45
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UPDATE - SOLVED:

I found a hack that allows concurrent remote desktop sessions. So I am able to remotely log in and access MYOB (and other applications/files) on the host computer while someone else works locally on the same computer (including using MYOB).

Its exactly what I needed. Thanks for all the replies

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  Reply # 290447 15-Jan-2010 23:24
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Naughty naughty
btw - disable windows updates. :-P
A certain dll of interest likes to return to normal regularly.




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