You can enjoy it on your PC, mobile devices, and tablets with your PC serving as your cloud server.
1. How to Set My PC as Server
- 1After opening application, you can log in with your myPC ID, by selecting server mode option.
- 2Please indicate the folder that you want to be accessed by other PCs on the server setting menu after log-in.
Be aware that neither drive nor system folder could be designated as your server domain.
- 3Make sure all your setting is saved before running your server.
communication path setupMake sure that you specify the different ports for the send and receive port.
You may need to adjust the setting when you use a wireless router.
Make sure you click the 'save' button before running your server.
- 4You can use your PC as your cloud server with the pop-up saying 'successfully connected to the server' on your screen.
If you are to access from other PCs to your PC set as the server, please log-in in myPC client mode.
Please click 'access my pc' at the top of the home screen for client mode log-in.
This message may appear when opening the server if you are using a wireless router.
Please change your router setting when you see this message.
Please click the 'my pc router setting' tap at the top of the screen for more information.
2. How to Access My PC from Other PCs
- 1Please log-in in 'my pc client mode' if you want to access from any other PC to my server PC.
Be aware that all the current connections to the server pc will be disconnected when you try to access from other PC in server mode.
- 2If the connection status indicates 'connecting', you are connected to your (server) PC successfully.
- 3You can find your server PC in your windows explorer.
3. setting wireless router for my server PC
This section is for the users whose server PC is connected to the wireless router.
It is recommended that you run myPC in 'server mode' first before following this guide.
This setting guide is based on EFM IPTIME wireless router.
If you are using ones other than IPTIME router, please contact your router provider, or refer to the guide provided by the manual, customer center, or homepage of your product.
the reason why port setting is needed for your router
This section is about setting the rules on which one should be accessed by an external user when your router is connected to many devices such as PCs, tablets, or smartphones at the same time.
It must be set if your server PC is connected to the wireless router.
- 1self-checks before setup
checking if your PC is connected to the router / checking your internal IP address
1. Press 'start' and 'R' keys at the same time to bring up the Run command, then type "cmd" in the box, then press 'enter' key.
2. Type 'ipconfig' in the Command Prompt, then press 'enter'.
If your IP address does not start with '192.168', you can use the service right after installing myPC as you are not connected to the wireless router.
- 2checking up the port for myPC
Please make a note of the number of the ports in use after opening myPC in server mode.
- 3Please access your wireless router through web browser.
Use the gateway IP you made a note of when pre-checking to access a router through the web browser.
Click ‘management tools’ to enter your ID / password.
Both your default ID and password are “admin”.
Try again with “admin/password for wifi” if you cannot log in with “admin/admin”
If you don’t know any information needed, you have to initialize your wireless router.
4how to set up wireless router
how to set up 1 (the easiest way)
Set up DMZ on your router.
1. Select the following path from the drop-down menu: “advanced setting”->”NAT/router management”->”DMZ/TwinIP setting”
2. Select DMZ, then check “............................”, then click “apply”.
Now you are ready to use myPC.
how to set up 2(when DMZ is unavailable)
Set up port forwarding on your router.
You can skip this step if you already set up DMZ.
1. “advanced setup”->Click ”NAT/Router management”->”Port Forwarding setup”
2.Enter rule name and check “....................”, then click ‘add’
3. Click ‘save’ at the top of the box.
Now you are ready to use myPC.