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How can I access my desktop Mac while traveling with a laptop?

688 Views 12 Replies Latest reply: Feb 28, 2013 7:46 AM by Linc Davis RSS
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Feb 27, 2013 1:39 PM

I used to be able to change some setting in the Sharing window in the desktop computer and make the name of my desktop computer  show up in a Finder window on my laptop.  I could  get files, even if I were three time zones away from my desk.

 

Now I don't see my desktop computer's name on my laptop. 

 

Is this a feature that is no longer available in the Mac OS?  I changed (downgraded???) to OS 10.8 a couple of months ago. Here's what my sharing screen looks like. See anything wrong here? Got any ideas?

sharing-window.jpg

 

I looked at LogMeIn, based on another thread here, but there are a lot of negative reviews mixed in the reviews.

 

Thanks, in advance, for your ideas,

 

Phil

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