Hamachi LogMeIn is the solution of all of your need to access files on your PC remotely while you are out of the town. Sometimes you want to access files on your computer or laptop at home while you are out on work or somewhere. If you want to help your employee, friend or relative but you don’t have access to their PC so you are unable to help them or in case you want to move some files from your PC or laptop while you are touring in Europe, so accessing your files of your Home PC from anywhere in the world is really an amazing feature.
Hamachi offers all these features and it makes easy accessing folders on a computer that is not available with you physically. What you have to do is just download and install Hamachi, sign up if you are the first user and set up a network name & password and then join the network from another computer regardless of its location. This seems a little complex process right? But it is just as simple as typing and sending a message on WhatsApp. In this post, we are going to show you how to use Hamachi.
What is Hamachi? – Hamachi is a VPN application or VPN client that creates a Virtual Private Network like LAN over a public network. When Hamachi runs, it provides its users total freedom to establish direct links between computers that are backed with Network address translation or NAT firewalls without requiring reconfiguration. Hamachi is an on-demand VPN service so you can create and manage network created by you whenever you want.
Hamachi uses a virtual network adapter and a user is given a unique IP address that identifies that computer on any virtual network user joins. Then you have to create a virtual network and give it a name, set a unique password. Now, you can provide the name of the network and password to other user using a different computer with Hamachi client. The other person can join with the credentials. Hamachi caters the function to securely extend distribute teams, gamer friend by creating LAN like networks and mobile networks according to your need.
Important Note: Hamachi is not a remote control application so it will not give you the control of other computers you will just get the access to the network shared files.
How to Download Use Hamachi to access folders on PC
Learn here how to create a network on Hamachi
Step 1 – Download and install the latest version of LogMeIn on your PC from the link given below:
Step 2 – Once the installation process is over, launch the Hamachi client on your laptop or PC.
Step 3 – Click on the “Power On button” to turn on the application.
Step 4 – If you are using it for the first time then you have to create an account by signing up or you can Sign in if you are a user of Hamachi.
Step 5 – Now, you will be shown two option: 1) Create a new network 2) Join an existing network
If you want to connect other computers with your network then “create a new network”
Step 6 – You will be asked to set a new network name and password.
Now your network is successfully created and you can share network name and password with others whom you want to join the network. Learn below how to join a network on LogMeIn Hamachi
Step 1 – Download and Install Hamachi on your computer
Step 2 – Follow the process of Sign in as mentioned above.
Step 3 – Click on the “Join an existing network” and enter the name and password of the network set by you at the time of creating a network.
Done! Now you can access all the computers that are connected to the network created by you. You will see the list of computers connected to your network, right-click on anyone you want to get access and click “Browse”. You shall get the access of and see the shared files similarly when you connect computers on your LAN network. With Hamachi, you can access any computer no matter where you are.