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Q: Remote desktop Software

hi, new to this forum, im looking for some remote desktop software to help some friends with minor pc problems. My two questions are, which programs are compatible with windows seven and what software can i run from my pc and connect to their's with out them needing the software on their pc, if that is even possible.

Many thanks

Tom

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Preferred Solution: Remote desktop Software

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A: Remote desktop Software

Quote: Originally Posted by tippee


hi, new to this forum, im looking for some remote desktop software to help so friends with minor pc problems. My two questions are, witch programs are compatible with windows seven and what software can i run from my pc and connect to there's with out them needing the software on there pc, if that is even possible.

Many thanks

Tom


Id highly recomend teamviwer.
TeamViewer Download

You download the Full version and they download the quick support version just underneath.
The quick version only allows some one with the full version(you) to access there computer (with the ID and Passwrod of course) and once it closes it leaves nothing behind except the .exe file and (i think) a log.
Neither of which will be easily available,they will have to be looked for.

Dan

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Welcome Everybody!,We need You're help.From few days we trying to find software what will help us with our IT Support service, but without any positive result.We looking for application what will be suitable for following situation:Client download from our website application.Client run applicationClient (automatically connect to our central server bypassing any firewalls ) get support password id.Client say this password to technician.Out technician start client console, connect to central server, and using password from user take control on his desktop.We can't find any working suitable solution what will use our server and have normal licensing, not by hours or issues.We tried following software but without positive result.http://www.nexusconcepts.com - Looks great, have everything what we want but crash on Vista when opening Windows "run" or "cmd".http://www.uvnc.com/index.html - Don't support encryption and passwords when using "repeater" (middle server between users and technician)http://remotesupportsystem.com - Same like above but paid .http://remotezilla.com - Same like above.http://www.readydesk.com/ - Still based on same solution, no encryption...As You can see, this is very hard mission to find something good.We need this software to run under Windows XP / Vista / (in future) SevenI will be grateful for any suggests from You're side.Regards

A:Desktop Share (remote desktop) software for IT Support.

hi there!i am a tech support guy in our office. i usually install the tightvnc server on our workstations so that i can control their desktop using the tightvnc viewer. now if you are planning to access your client's computers online, you should know their IPs.i have successfully remote accessed windows xp, ubuntu and vista.hope this helps!

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Hi, I have been looking for some remote destop software that will blank the screen of the customers computer, obviously I dont them to see what I'm doing.

Has anyone got any suggestions please?
Thank You in advance.

Nigel.
 

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Hi!
Need remote control software for business use, preferably free
I found some of them VNC, RDP, LiteManager

Any other suggestions?
Thank you!
 

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Are there any free (or very affordable) programs or services that allows simple remote desktop control (besides LogMeIn, Remote Desktop or RealVNC)? I'm thinking of running a small tech support biz on the side and I need something that'll help me gain remote access/control of client's computers that's easy for them to setup.

Thanks in advance
 

A:Remote Desktop Software

Most services will charge for commercial use. Be sure to check licensing so you're in compliance.
 

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I am looking for the best remote desktop software for windows. I used logmein free edition however I feel the performance is poor. I used UltraVNC and LiteManager it is very good.
Do you know another one ?

A:Best remote desktop software

Teamviewer is good for me.

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hey guys,im looking for some software to remote desktop to my other pc from my laptop. im currently using logmein free, whichs works great, i like the features such as being able to change resolution to match the host pc. the only draw back is that it runs through the internet, and so its a bit slow and laggy, but also it will no doubt use up my internet allowance from my ISP.so is there any other software that works like logmein, but is designed to work over a lan (wirelessly). at work we use the xp pro remote desktop, but unfortunately i dont have xp pro on these machines.free would be an advantage too ;)cheers, deanEdit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:remote desktop software

have you tried VNC......here's a link to the free version.....it basically works the same as RDP....http://www.realvnc.com/products/free/4.1/index.html

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I am looking for the best remote desktop software for windows. I used logmein free edition however I feel the performance is poor. I used UltraVNC and LiteManager it is very good.
Do you know another one ?

A:Best remote desktop software

Teamviewer is good for me.

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Ok guys, I'm in charge of a small computer lab (32 computers) and I was wondering if there is any possible way I could take control of any one of the computers from my Admin computer...I know there are remote desktop programs that can do this. I've heard of of remote desktop software that also allows you to shut down all of the pcs with a click of a mouse button...is any of this true? Thanks in advance!
 

A:Remote Desktop Software?

Remote Desktop is part of XP

or something like this?

http://secure.logmein.com/dmcq/095i/support.asp

http://www.remotepc.com/overview.htm
 

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I would like to run my desktop PC remotely from my laptop. The desktop runs Win 7 Home Premium so does not support the Win 7 Remote Desktop feature. Can someone recommend a 3rd party software package? My laptop runs Win 7 Pro.

Thanks, Bob

A:Remote Desktop Software

Try (free) TeamViewer TeamViewer - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com

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I have a client who whats to use a remote desktop software, they are not connected to a network so Microsoft's Program I don't think will work. There are several free services out there...
Logmein.com for instance and several monthly fee biased services.
I cannot find any reviews or recommendations so I would be open to your insight.

Thank you

JD
 

A:Remote Desktop Software Advice

Hi ddonnelly2. I do not understand how you can remotely communicate without a network connection so I'm not sure if this link will be any good to you.
http://www.tightvnc.com/
 

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if i connect to my server 2008 via remote desktop how do I use a program install file on my server to install program back to my computer?
 

A:Remote Desktop Software Install

You either copy the file to your computer or hopefully you have a mapped network drive to that server where the install file is.
 

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I've been using Gotomypc and Logmein and once in awhile Teamviewer over the years. Gotmypc just doubled their annual price - ack! They did offer me a discount bringing it back down to $20 a month but still.... It's causing me to look at my alternatives.

I've read about Supremo but when I look for user reviews, they seem kind of skimpy. I'd like to hear your experiences with this or other remote desktop software.

I would be connecting mostly with Windows 10 and Windows 7 Pro environments, occasionally Android. I do need to be able to print remotely and transfer files. I also need good security.

Thanks for your input.

Carla
 

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Does anybody have any good recommendations for some software that will allow me to actually view other user's screens on my domain and make changes and fix problems on their computer? Many times I have users calling in with problems that could easily be solved over the phone but they lack the technical experience to follow the directions. If I could just remote to their system and see the screen this would be so much easier.

Thanks for your help!
 

A:Solved: Remote Desktop Software

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All,

Can you suggest a good software (preferably freeware) that I can use to
remote desktop into a clients machine and provide technical help.

This site is great for most people for tech support but there's a lot more of that aren't tech savvy or confident enough to understand some of the responses.
 

A:Software for remote desktop control

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Hiya

The downloadable Remote Desktop Web Connection ActiveX control provides most of the same functionality as the full Remote Desktop Connection software; however, the Remote Desktop Web Connection is designed to deliver this functionality over the Web. The Web package Setup program installs the downloadable ActiveX control and sample Web page on a server running Internet Information Services (IIS) 4.0 or later

System Requirements
This package may be applied to the following:

All Windows 2000 platforms
Windows NT® Server 4.0
Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
Windows NT Server 4.0 Terminal Server Edition
Important: The Remote Desktop Web Connection download package must be installed on a computer running Internet Information Services (IIS) version 4.0 or later. This dependency applies to the Web server only. Users can download the control and view the Web pages from any supported Web browser (Windows 32-bit versions of Internet Explorer 5.x or higher).

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/...aseID=41821&area=search&ordinal=9&redirect=no

Regards

eddie
 

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Hello,
I search a free remote-desktop software to control 2-3 pcs (on Windows).
I need it for personal use only. So I need a maximum of options but I don't need a simple program.
I don't need a tool like teamviewer because it need a password (so a preson is needed to give the password).
Thanks.
 

A:A free remote desktop software

Have you tried out AnyDesk?

AnyDesk - The World's Fastest Remote Desktop Application
 

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I'm looking for compatible software that would be extremely user-friendly for someone who is computer illiterate. I'm trying to connect to a friend's desktop to help them with some Windows 7 issues, but they can't seem to follow directions too well and they live a few states away.

I'm not even sure if it exists, but the program would ideally install on their computer and mine and make it very simple to remotely connect to them.

Thanks in advance. I'm currently using Win7 Ultimate 64 bit and they're using Win7 Home Premium 32 bit.

A:Remote desktop connection software or Win7

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Mboose


I'm looking for compatible software that would be extremely user-friendly for someone who is computer illiterate. I'm trying to connect to a friend's desktop to help them with some Windows 7 issues, but they can't seem to follow directions too well and they live a few states away.

I'm not even sure if it exists, but the program would ideally install on their computer and mine and make it very simple to remotely connect to them.

Thanks in advance. I'm currently using Win7 Ultimate 64 bit and they're using Win7 Home Premium 32 bit.


MB

It exists, I use it all the time, and is called Teamviewer. Easy to install, easy to use and is rock solid.

Hope this helps
Ken J

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Once I install this on my Win2k machine, I'll be able to connect to WinXP machines but can WinXP machines connect to the Win2k machine ?
 

A:Solved: Remote Desktop Connection Software

You can only connect to Windows XP Pro machines! If you want to remote control other Windows Computers I sugguest use a VNC application. I recommend using UltraVNC
 

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The following image shows the error I get using Windows' efforts for remote access
trying to access Windows 8 (version 6.2.9200) from Win 7 Home Premium SP1 (version 6.1.7601)

So I'm now looking for something that works ! Any suggestions ?

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Hey guys

I use Logmein, and PC Anywhere remote software for remoting my PCs between 2 homes. But I find them too slow when remoting software that has moderate graphics load.

I want to establish a connection between my 2 sites (London and Devon) that will give me the fastest remote access, and I dont care about what it cost as long as its not ridiculous!

If it helps to buy 2 routers with built in VPN capabilities I will buy them to create a VPN tunnel, if this will improve remote access speeds.

I dont mind paying for the remote software either.

So what would be the best solution - at reasonable cost?

After A little research, I have read that RDP is the quickest for when remoting graphics intensive programs. But these articles were dated a few years, is RDP still the quickest? One of my PC is Windows 7 Home, shall I upgrade it to Professional if I want it to be a RDP host? Or is their seperate RDP software available that I can install instead of forking out ?100 for Windows 7 Professional upgrade? If using RDP on Windows 7 Prof is the fastest then I will buy the upgrade.

And if creating the VPN tunnel will improve speeds further, then I pose that as another question in the Network threads

Cheers

A:What is the fastest remote desktop software for graphics work?

It seems, the graphics card of the host plays a part in speed of graphics refresh during remote sessions. Something to do with rasterizing. The pc host had on board graphics and scores just 3.4 in the Windows Experience index performance guage in Windows 7. So perhaps I need to also buy a dedicated graphics card.

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Hey guys

I use Logmein, and PC Anywhere remote software for remoting my PCs between 2 homes. But I find them too slow when remoting software that has moderate graphics load.

I want to establish a connection between my 2 sites (London and Devon) that will give me the fastest remote access, and I dont care about what it cost as long as its not ridiculous!

If it helps to buy 2 routers with built in VPN capabilities I will buy them to create a VPN tunnel, if this will improve remote access speeds.

I dont mind paying for the remote software either.

So what would be the best solution - at reasonable cost?

After A little research, I have read that RDP is the quickest for when remoting graphics intensive programs. But these articles were dated a few years, is RDP still the quickest? One of my PC is Windows 7 Home, shall I upgrade it to Professional if I want it to be a RDP host? Or is their seperate RDP software available that I can install instead of forking out ?100 for Windows 7 Professional upgrade? If using RDP on Windows 7 Prof is the fastest then I will buy the upgrade.

And if creating the VPN tunnel will improve speeds further, then I pose that as another question in the Network threads

Cheers

A:What is the fastest remote desktop software for graphics work?

It seems, the graphics card of the host plays a part in speed of graphics refresh during remote sessions. Something to do with rasterizing. The pc host had on board graphics and scores just 3.4 in the Windows Experience index performance guage in Windows 7. So perhaps I need to also buy a dedicated graphics card.

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Hiya

Remote Desktop in Windows XP Professional provides remote access to the desktop of your computer running Windows XP Professional, from a computer at another location. Using Remote Desktop you can, for example, connect to your office computer from home and access all your applications, files, and network resources as though you were in front of your computer at the office.

System Requirements

Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...21-d48d-426e-96c2-08aa2bd23a49&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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I have been looking at this free remote desktop program at their web site but their instructions on how to use it are pretty weak.

Anyone that has or is using this program to take control of another persons pc for help with their system - I would sure appreciate it if you could give me some info on how to use it.

PS
I have posted this question in this forum area as I have seen postings or answers to postings with regard to this free remote control desktop software.
 

A:TeamViewer desktop sharing and remote control software info needed

Not sure I can give you anymore information than what the website has to offer. If you can detail what you have tried then maybe we can decipher what you are doing wrong.

Have you tried using Zolved at all. Some people find that easier to use.
 

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Hi ladies and gentleman!

I am searching for reliable, secure, and fast Remote Support Package and/or Remote Administration Software on the enterprise level.

I know about RealVNC, TightVNC, Windows Built-in Remote Support, but I’m looking for something “more” reliable, with less user interaction & knowledge required.

Anyone on here know of any out on the market? I’d appreciate any links or information that you could provide.

It would be great if someone has actually tested or used some of the software & could recommend it, but even if you haven’t used them any type of reference would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks & have a wonderful day!

Shane

PS: I did a search, but I kept ending up in the malware & virus removal section.
 

A:Solved: Remote Admin Software or Remote Support Software

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I have windows xp home edition on both of my computers, and they do have a remote desktop program, but ive found out that windows xp pro actually has a better version of it that will actually work. I cant get the windows xp home version of it to work. Is there anyone that knows of a free remote desktop program, or if someone would be able to send the windows xp pro version of the remote desktop program.

A:Free Remote Desktop Program, or how to get windows remote desktop to work

XP Home has "Remote Assistance", while XP Pro has both "Remote Desktop", as well as "Remote assistance". You can download from Microsoft, a Remote Desktop "add on" which will enable your computer to become the "client" but not the "server".

can you provide some details about what you've done to get "remote assistance " up and running?

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OS: Win8 64bit (My desktop is Win8, my laptop is Win7. We're dealing with the desktop here.)
Where I am: university network, but these features seem to be working with my laptop.
Things I've checked: allowing services through Windows Firewall (Bonjour, WMC services, etc.)
Allowing remote services in System Properties
Many, many existing threads and non-solutions
How I'm feeling:

None of these features or applications work, and they're all supposed to function differently from one another (e.g. WMC doesn't use the Apple Bonjour service, so it isn't a program-specific problem). I just want to control my media system with my desktop
Is there some obscure service or file or setting that I'm missing that could prevent any remote applications?

A:Remote features not working -remote desktop, WMC, iTunes remote, etc.

Let's focus on "remote desktop". Can someone remotely access it from the internet?
If not: Can someone remotely access it from same LAN?

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Hi all,
I am trying to connect to a remote server but all I get is the error that the Remote Desktop Gateway is not available. I have tried accessing the same remote server from another PC (windows 8.1) and it is working.
I tried connecting to other remote server and get same error. I have not usde remote desktop before until now.
It seems only this particular laptop is having this problem.

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Hi guys,

i have a question about remote connection, but i don't know exactly what kind of solution i'm looking for...

i have a desktop with quad-cpu and much bigger memory, and i have another laptop which is old and slow. My thinking is to make a server on the desktop, so that the laptop could share the cpu time and memory from desktop.

That is to say: there could be two persons in front of both computers, they log in using own username and they should not interrupt each others work, but all the programs should run on the desktop computer.

So Remote Desktop, VNC or TeamViewer etc. don't really match my needs...

I don't really know what we call this technology, but i know that citrix have this kind of business solution, what i wanna know is if there are any usable free or inexpensive solutions for personal/non-commercial use?

Thanks a lot!

Btw., my desktop is running Windows 7 Pro 64bit and Laptop is running Windows XP Pro 32bit.

A:Which Solution: Remote Desktop? Virtual Desktop? Remote Terminal?

There may be alternatives to Citrix, but the concept is basically to access a remote desktop on server where you run applications installed on server. If the performance is adequate you will gain in bandwidth and licensing costs, but the scenario you describe implies that the laptop should somehow share the resources of the server, physically(?)...

I am currently unaware of any inexpensive "citrix" solutions but I would think that is what you are after. Logging on the server, starting an app on server, but managing it on the laptop.

Have you looked in to a HDD and RAM upgrade of the Laptop?

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Hi

I know there are other products out there, like vnc, ultravnc, teamviewer etc etc, but really nothing beats the sheer speed of remote desktop, it's like sitting in front of the actual computer. I also know about Remote Assistance built into Windows 7.

I would like to use remote desktop to do the following if possible.

1. I would like to know if there is a way, to not lock the host machine that you are connected to?, so the user can see what you are doing?.

2. Is there a way that Remote desktop can be used without logging off the logged in account?, or just use the logged in account?

I would like to use Remote Desktop for a remote helpdesk solution if possible. If anyone knows how to do this things I am asking it would be the people on this board.

A:Using Remote Desktop instead of Remote Assistance for remote helpdesk?

Might be possible to do it. I think you need some sort of security.

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Is there anyway of getting Remote Desktop to work like other remote desktop programs where it doesn't require logging on as the users themselves but to use an admin account to login to the users current active sessions?
Kind regards,
RocknRollTim

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Ive followed the instructions to a T, & cannot get a remote access connection to my computer using the "Microsoft remote desktop connection" app for iOS. Ive watched youtube videos and followed other directions only to no avail. When I signed up for internet & installed the modem/router(s), the first thing i did was alter my routers default wireless gateway from a 192.168.x.x to my own gateway for security reasons. I also changed the default web interface login credentials. So i am familiar with the web UI of routers & I have spent many hours looking up most of the options that can be configured in the web UI of the many routers I have used & I dont think it has to do with the web UI, I think its something that involves my PC settings. I have another remote desktop app that flawlessly connects to my PC & is extremely fluid in its access, but its a third party app on an inactive andriod device. I'd really like to use the "official" Microsoft remote desktop connection app on my active iOS device &, just as important, know & understand what is preventing access to my computer with this app. I also use the "mobile mouse" app as a remote mouse & keyboard for my computer & its on my active iOS device. So any help is much appreciated

A:remote desktop connect issue via MS remote desktop app

You have to be able to open the ports for RDP on your router/gateway, along with if you have a Dynamic IP that may change, have to use a Dynamic DNS option like OpenDNS. You would really be better off using Teamviewer.

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Is there any remote support software that can power on a remote workstation that is powered off?

A:Can Any Remote Support Software Power On A Remote Workstation

AS far as I know there is no software to power up a remote workstation that is not on. I could be wrong though it has been known to happen ... once .... I think or was I mistaken?

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Hello,

I have a Windows 7 network set up and whenever I connect remotely to another computer and lock their input such as their keyboard and mouse, the remote user still has the ability to press ctrl alt del, which then allows them to use their keyboard and mouse. My question is, is it possible to disable the ctrl alt del functionality in Windows 7 so that that Blue security screen does not appear? I have tried lots of remote desktop controlling software which has the option to lock the remote computer input, but they still can press ctrl alt del and unlock their keyboard and mouse. How do I stop this? Thanks!

Best regards,

Jerry
 

A:Solved: Remote Desktop Control ends when remote user presses ctrl alt del

Let's try the Symantec Pc Anywhere.This a very Useful software for remote desktop sharing and file transfer and there is the locking feature...
 

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The title says it all! Basically I have a comp running XP pro and I want to be able to work locally on one user account, with some kind of remote access server running on another XP user account so that the remote account and the local account can be used simultaniously. I know that this cannot be done with XP Pro remote desktop and could be by Windows Server 2003 remote desktop, but i need an alternate solution to make this happen.

Thanks!

-Jeff
 

A:Alternate Remote Desktop application for Simultanious Local/Remote Access

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We're using a Server 2008 r2 Terminal server environment.
I have one particular user (running windows 7 64bit) who's having an issue with a HP laserjet 400 M401 printer. She connects with her local printer set to follow her to the remote session but randomly through her session, programs like word or adobe reader
will pull up another random printer in our network instead of her local one.
For instance, today she pulled up a .pdf and it defaulted to one printer across the complex, then later within the same session she pulled up a Wordperfect document and it defaulted to a copier on the other side of the office.
She's the only person having this particular issue. So far my IT manager rebuilt her local profile (albeit sometime back) and I reinstalled drivers but I'm a bit stumped on which direction to take with this one.
I've ideated on it being an issue with USB cables, Printer memory, account data related, or maybe bandwidth?
Any help is appreciated.
-Eric

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hello, i want to send files from my computer to the remote one but every time i try i open up windows explorer, click on my drive and it freezes up and goes to not responding, then it loads like 5 minutes later, and the process repeats every time i go to a folder, i am connecting to a windows server 2003 computer. can anyone tell me how i can transfer files faster or if there is another way than using windows explorer? thanks a lot!!
 

A:Problem Transferring Files from Local to Remote Computer in Remote Desktop

You are trying to do this over Remote Desktop?
I have used this with Windows 2000 Server and my XP computer. I would assume it will work with 2003 server.
http://www.analogx.com/CONTENTS/download/system/tsdc.htm
 

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Okay I have seen some machines where when you remote desktop into them from a single screen machine to a dual screen machine it will shuffle over all apps to the primary screen and you can keep working. I have seen others that will have dual screens and it will leave the app open on the toolbar but you can't get to it because it is on the 2nd screen and htings don't get shuffled over. Now I have a 3rd type of behavior and I need to figure out why PCs are not all behaving the same.

This new symptom is connecting into a Vista machine that has 2 screens. All the apps themseleves stay on the screen they were left on but the sidebar does squish to the First screen.

Some machines -
Dual screen app 1 on screen 1 and app 2 on screen 2
Remote desktop with single screen both apps show on screen 1.

Other machines -
Dual screen app 1 on screen 1 and app 2 on screen 2
Remote desktop with single screen show app on screen 1 and app 2 shows in toolbar but you have to close it and reopen it to get it on screen 1.

New symptom Vista machines -
Dual screen app 1 on screen 1 and app 2 on screen 2
Remote desktop with single screen show app on screen 1 and app 2 shows in toolbar but you have to close it and reopen it to get it on screen 1 but sidebar.exe shuffles to screen 1.

Ultimately I would like them all to behave like the top option but I don't know where you force this behavior.
 

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I have two computers running Windows XP. Let's call them Acquiring and Processing.

Processing has SP3. Acquiring has SP2 and is behind a hardware firewall/router. (cannot upgrade to SP3 due to some software it has to run that will crap out if the computer is upgraded, hence the firewall.)

I configured the firewall/router to give Acquiring a specific address, and to open the port for remote desktop, and to forward anything coming in on that port to the Acquiring computer, which is the only device on that router in any case.

When I go to the Processing computer and try to Remote Desktop to the Acquiring computer, the login window comes up without a hitch. Once I type in the username and password and try to login, however, the desktop of the remote computer won't load. I get the little bar at the top of the screen with the computer name and the option to minimize or close, I can see and move the mouse, but the rest of the screen is completely black. Eventually I just end up closing the remote session (without logging off though, since I am not given that option)

Over on the Acquiring computer, the screen hasn't been locked as per usual. I can still see the desktop, but the computer is frozen. I have no mouse, and I can't even get the keyboard to toggle the lights for numlock and capslock. I then have to do a hard reboot of the Acquiring computer to get it un-frozen.

Can anyone help me try and figure out why this connection isn't working, and what I ... Read more

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I have a home network of 4 Win 7 computers which I leave running when I'm away from home to provide data to my website, among other things. In the past, I've been using Remote Desktop to access my home computers. It works very well, but it's always a challenge getting everything set up to work right before I go. I was wondering if others who have used Remote Desktop as well as other means of remote access would care to share their experience and express a preference, if any.

Thanks.

A:Care to recommend a remote access method beside Remote Desktop?

Everyone seems to like > TeamViewer - Free Remote Control, Remote Access & Online Meetings

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Hi all,

So, I have scoured every resource I could find to resolve this, and am just flat out stumped....hoping someone here can shed some light on my problem. Here is my situation:

* I have a SBS 2003 R2 Standard machine running (domain controller, exchange, etc)
* I have 7 XP SP2 clients that are part of the domain
* I have an ASA 5505 firewall running, with an ADSL modem connected to that for WAN access

My problem is related to RWW. From the internet (non-lan connection), I can connect without any issues to the RWW homepage (either as a domain user or an administrator). When I click on "connect to work computer", I am presented with a list of the domain PCs. However, once I click on any of them, I receive the following "VB Script: Remote Desktop Disconnected" error window:

"The client could not establish a connection to the remote computer. The most likely causes for this error are:

1) Remote connections might not be established at the remote computer
2) The max number of connections might be exceded at the remote computer
3) A network error might have occurred while establishing the connection
4) The Remote Web Workplace designated port might be blocked by a firewall
"

Here is what I have confirmed so far:
1) I have opened ports 3389 and 4125 on the ASA
2) I CAN remote desktop directly to the SBS itself (not using RWW)
3) I CAN access OWA via the internet
3) The client computer has been setup to allow remote connections, and I have adde... Read more

A:Remote Desktop Conection through Remote Web Workplace (RWW) stopped working

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I have two systems, "desktop" and "laptop", peer-to-peer networked on my home LAN both running Vista Ultimate SP1. I routinely use Remote Desktop from desktop to laptop. I am accustomed to simply closing the RDP window on desktop (and perhaps reopening it one or more times) and then if I want to use laptop directly, logging back into it from the Windows login window.

Recently (I apologize, but I can't be more specific) I find that (1) I cannot log back into a session after I have closed the RDP window on desktop, (2) I cannot log back into laptop from its logon window. I also find logging out of the RDP session rather than merely closing the window makes no difference. In either case, when I look at the logon window on laptop I see the message saying a remote user is logged in, and if I try to log in anyway, it hangs indefinitely at the "Welcome" window and must be restarted.

I cannot identify any software change to this system that might be responsible. In fact with the exception of Windows Updates I don't think there have been any. The system is a Dell Latitude D830 and all its drivers are the most current.
 

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I haI have been accessing one of my windows 7 remotely using RDC. For some reasons  I can’t access it any more with this message:  
"Remote Desktop cannot verify the identity of the remote computer because there is a time or date difference
between your computer and the remote computer. Make sure your computer's clock is set to the corr... Read more

A:Remote Desktop cannot verify the identity of the remote computer because there is a time or date difference between your computer and the remote computer

Ours was a DNS issue.  Someone put an entry in the wrong firewall.
 

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We have several remote systems that can all connect fine. I am having an issue with one box. It is a windows 7 home premium machine with netgear wireless nic. When I open mstsc to connect to a remote machine I put in the ip address and click on connect. I receive an immediate failure with the text "This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again...blah blah"

I have a server 2008 r2 with Network level authentication enabled. I have 8 other systems that are hardwired, at different geographic locations and all connect fine.

I have not made any changes on the server side since this problem seems to be local to this client only.

On the client I have made the following changes/observations. I have disabled the firewall, cleared the remote desktop cache, remove the MRU entries from the registry, verified that port 3389 is open via telnet. I have been bashing my head for days trying to figure out why this one box is not working. The problem occurs for every user on the box including the admin.

I don't receive the box that prompts for warning if there is a server authentication issue but I think that is because I selected ignore at some point and said yes to continue. I'm not sure where that cache resides to delete that selection. I'm not sure if that is where my problem lies or not. Can anyone please assist?

A:Remote Desktop Client 6.1 Cannot connect to remote computer

Welcome to SF,

From the Remote computer please try this, if unsuccessful please post back.
Click on Start and type secpol.msc. Then go to Local Security Policy=> Local Policies=> User Rights Assigment=> Choose Allow Log on Locally and select the User or Group that needs to access this computer remotely. Also select Allow Logon to Remote Desktop Services (if you have RDS or Terminal Services configured in your Win08 Server). Try to remote connect after.

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This morning, I heard a nationally syndicated computer expert state that some Chinese hackers were "getting into" Windows based computers through "Remote Access/Remote Desktop" even if the service is turned off. According to the guru, "They will turn it on for you."
Being very concrete, as well as, somewhat dull concerning computers, I find this hard to believe. Could someone, in layman's terms, tell me the circumstances needed that would allow a hacker to take control of someone's system when a necessary service is turned off ??

A:Infection Of Windows Through Remote Access/Remote Desktop

Easy to do and best NOT described here.

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I am using windows 7 - home premium

If I connect to a remote computer using RDP, I can all the features of remote computer. Likewise if someone connects to my computer from a remote computer using RDP, he has access to all programs on my computer. This person can assist me with any help I need by connecting remotely using RDP.

Same assistance can be provided using Remote Assistance, then whats the need of Remote Assistance when RDP provides required functionality ? What different does Remote Asistance do from RDP ?

Pls reply here rather than pointing to link.

Thanks

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