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Quick question about wireless/VPN

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It's a bit naughty really, so I am at home with my work laptop hooked up via ethernet and is currently across the work VPN as I am working from home.

Can I put this work laptop on my home wireless, hook it back up to the VPN and then use my personal PC on a wired connection to the hub without the wireless VPN from the work laptop picking up any data from what I do on the personal PC? Which will be primarily to game as it is dead out tonight.

In short -: Does a wireless device (laptop) using a VPN see or receive any data from a hard wired device such as my computer on the same home network.
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Only your network administrator knows for sure.
Depends on their security setup.
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It's a bit naughty really, so I am at home with my work laptop hooked up via ethernet and is currently across the work VPN as I am working from home.
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A wired connection to the hub without

You're using an actual hub? I thought nobody used them anymore.
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Theoretically, the laptop that uses the VPN connexion has access to the exact same thing of your computer. Then, it depends more on the Routeur setting (if it allows anything that is from wired to go on wireless, and vice-versa) and the VPN configuration (if it is restrains to only that or that layer of the network.
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