Sounds like computer browser issue. If you don't want to see the remote
computers from the network, we need to disable computer browser from the
remote while keep local computer browser. Is it possible your VPN server
assigns WINS to the VPN client?
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"John Colaizzi" <JohnColaizzi@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I work at home and we have 6 XP Pro, 1 Win 2000, 1 Vista Home Premium
> computers in our home workgroup all plugged in to a hub that has a
> to a dsl router. I work ona Win2003 server that is plugged into the same
> but is inside our corporate domain over VPN tunnel. Everything except the
> Vista machine works great however on our new Vista Home Premium laptop if
> network discovery on I see all computers in our private home workgroup and
> computers in the corporate domain. This is a problem as there are 100+
> machines in the domain and it takes a long time to for network to list all
> the boxes.
> I've tried opening Windows Explorer, double clicking on network, opening
> drop down box for workgroup and selecting the name of our home workgroup.
> stills looks at every one of the 100+ computers on the corporate domain
> shows then on left navigation tree but not in the list in the right window
> pane which does show only the home machines. The next time I open Windows
> Explorer the box for our local workgroup is once again unchecked and all
> domain machines show up again. This is making me crazy as we share a lot
> files on our home LAN.
> Any one have suggestions?