Quote Originally Posted by LordKelvan View Post
Hmm, you don't say.... well thanks for the tip. Is that why I always see people using SAMBA for home networks where both client and server are on the same network?
yes, SAMBA is meant for intranet only. You need to do a very thorough scan of your Windows machine. I would go so far as to suggest that you reinstall, or at least do a recovery.

Quote Originally Posted by LordKelvan View Post
Would you happen to have any free and simple solutions to my problem (like free VPN or something).

Cheers,
LK
Both SSH and openVPN are available in Windows.