Astroflower Software
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Easy Install:
    1.   Download AstroShare and unstuff or unzip it.
          Launch AstroShare executable.
          The "Share Desktop" window will come up.
    2.   Click Start.
          The "Connection Intialization" window will come up.
    3.   Give your computer a name.
          Fill in the port number, for example 7777.
    4.   Create a new user and give this user a password.
    5.   Click Share.
          Your local IP Address will appear in the Desktop Address Field.
          Write down this IP address in case you need it later.
    6.   Click OK.

    7.   Your computer is now being shared locally.
          If you would like to share your computer to another machine over the
          internet and you use a NAT router you will have to follow these 2 steps
          to make sure your machine can be accessed from the internet.
              a. Go inside your router and port forward the port you chose in step 3
                  to the address you wrote down in step 5. This is usually under the
                  "Gaming/Applications" or "Port Forwarding" tab of your router
                  configuration.
              b. Find out what your public internet address is and write it down. This
                  can usually be found under the "Setup" or "Status" tab of your
                  router configuration.

    8.   Download AstroView onto your second machine and unstuff or unzip it.
    9.   If you downloaded AstroView for Palm you will have to install it onto
          your handheld with a hotsync before continuing.
    10.   Launch AstroView.
          The "View Desktop" window will come up.
          Click View.
          Palm OS users must choose "View Desktop..." under the "View" menu.
          The "Connection Intialization" window will come up.
    11.   Fill in the Desktop Username and Desktop Password fields with what
          you chose in step 4.
    12.   If your machine running AstroShare from above is on your LAN then
          you can click the "Auto-Detect Via LAN" button where you can then
          select the machine.
          Click the "Connect" button.
          You are now connected.

    13.   If your first machine is not on the same LAN then fill in the Port
          Number which you chose in step 3.
          Fill in the Desktop Address field with the public IP address you wrote
          down in step 7b.
          Click the "Connect" button.
          You are now connected.
*Please note* If you would like AstroShare to automatically share out your machine after booting there are 2 more things you need to do. First, for Windows or OS 9, put AstroShare or a Link to AstroShare in your "Start-Up Items" Folder. For OS X Ctrl-Click on AstroShare in the dock and choose "Open At Login". Then turn on "Auto-Share Desktop On Launch" under "Share Options".
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