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When I connect to a remote computer using Windows Remote Desktop Connection, how can I access files on that remote desktop from my local Windows Explorer? I'm looking for the opposite of what you can configure in Remote Desktop Connection > Options > Local Resources > More.

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Use the option you mentioned and, in the remote desktop, copy the files to your local drive. –  William Jackson Apr 25 '11 at 21:21
    
I need to work with that remote file in a local application so I need that remote file visible locally in some kind of "shared folder". –  Borek Apr 25 '11 at 21:30

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I don't think RDP supports such a feature. What would I do?

I would set up an FTP server and connect to it, then you wouldn't need to even RDP.

Better yet, I'd set up an SSH server: http://lifehacker.com/#!205090/geek-to-live--set-up-a-personal-home-ssh-server

Then, I'd get dokan sshfs http://dokan-dev.net/en/download/

This way, the remote computer's drive would be mapped and ready to work with on my local computer.

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