Why can I remote in to a computer that says it has no internet access?

By Robert K S ·
Why can I remote in (e.g., using Windows Remote Desktop) to a computer that says it has no Internet access, and cannot bring up web pages? My connection to it is through the Internet, so it evidently is, in fact, connected to the Internet!
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by eligiofonseca In reply to Why can I remote in to a ...

LAN vs Wifi Direct?

Maybe the computer is using the internet thru LAN cable and Wifi Direct is turned on, so you can tunnel in remotely that way.

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I don't know anything about WiFi Direct

by Robert K S In reply to Interesting

Would WiFi Direct require the user computer to be on the same wireless network as the "no-Internet" host computer? Because they are not--they are miles and miles away.

Would it have something to do with DNS?

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