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Care to recommend a remote access method beside Remote Desktop?

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

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.

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

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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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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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I am running a wireless Network with D-Link 714P+ Router. My PC is wired to the Router, with 2 other computers running wireless. I am running XP Pro.

When accessing my PC (or at least attempting to) from a remote Computer using Remote Desktop, I think I have to add something after the IP Address when typing in the Computer Name/IP Address. I have RD working successfully within my Network. Can someone clarify what I need to do here to access my PC through the Internet then Network

(Even though I have got this far with setting up my network, please go easy on me with the computer lingo)
 

A:Solved: How do I access my PC in a network using Remote Desktop from remote PC

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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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Hello All

I have a windows server 2008 and I want to install Remote Access/VPN role on it. Unfortunately there is confilict between Remote Desktop and VPN Server role in Windows Server and when enable VPN Server role, Remote Desktop is disabled and vice versa unless you have 2 NICs and enable each on separate NIC.

Do you know a way to keep both enabled and functional on the same NIC.

Any help is appreciated.
 

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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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Howdy,

I need to set up my Win7 desktop so I can access it (and my home cloud) from the road with my Win7 Laptop. Should be pretty simple...except, the Remote Access Functions DO NOT APPEAR on the [System Properties] pop-up on the [Remote] Tab

See pic attached..

Cannot fill in the form, if the form ain't there.

Heeeep, please.
 

A:Remote Access: SystemProp>Remote>NO Remote Functions Visible

What version of Windows 7 is installed on your computer?


 

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Hi guys,

I would take a minute to write our current network configuration:

We have several PCs in the company and those are distributed on 3 physically separate locations.
2 retails stores and 3rd location is our HQ office.

In each store we have a PC that runs windows XP SP3 x86.

In our HQ we have 6 PCs most of which are running windows 7 professional x86, but we also have one that runs x64 as well as one running older XP SP3.

All these PCs are part of hamachi VPN network and in addition, PCs in our HQ are connected via LAN.

One PC in our HQ is a server PC and it has ability to receive concurrent RDCs.
Each week day (for almost 12h) both retail stores are connected to this server and use its resources and yet there is a employee working on that same server on his user account simultaneously.

Even though server is quite powerful machine (i7 processor) its quite loaded when all users are working on it especially when some excel computing is done or similar. Problem is server runs on x86 platform so it has only 4 gb of DDR3 ram (of which 3 gb is available) and reason for that is due limitation of our ERP software which only operates under 32bit architecture.

From all above you noticed that I dont have room for RAM upgrade.
Im also using one 8gb flash drive and windows 7 ReadyBoost feature but effect of that is most likely non.

My question is how can I optimize RDC to be lighter, so some programs are not opened when user from our retails stores open... Read more

A:Method to optimize remote desktop performance and reduce server load.

The best thing you can do for performance besides upgrading the RAM if you can find a way to run 64 bit, is to turn off absolutely everything from starting with Windows that doesn't need to be doing so. On most consumer rigs this means everything except the AV, although some have sync, gadgets, stickies, etc they want.

Otherwise there are other optimizations here including one I use on all 4gb RAM 32 bit installs to edit animation, sliding, fading, dragging intact, and selection rectangle from Visual Effects to also reduce RAM load: Optimize Windows 7 - Windows 7 Forums.

In your case having corei7 with 4gb RAM has got to be a huge mismatch. If you watch the Resource Monitor under load you will see what I mean.

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I have a new PC - Windows 8 - Can anyone recommend a Remote Desktop viewer so that I can see our 4 home security cameras on my PC

A:Recommend needed for Remote Desktop to view home cctv on

Remote desktop built in or team viewer for free

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 asked a question in another thread wanting to know if there were any good free alternatives to programs PCAnywhere or GoToMyPC. Boy did I ever get more than I expected in TeamViewer that EAFiedler suggested.

Now I have a technical question about how TeamViewer works. It connects to remote systems across the internet not by an IP number that I enter but rather by an arbitrary nine-digit number assigned to the system when the program is set up. It connects so quickly that I know it cannot be scanning every IP address on the 'net looking for a TeamViewer connection at every one of them. So, I have deduced that there must be a server out there somewhere that stores TeamViewer information.

Does anyone know enough about this to confirm this and/or explain it to me somewhat?

Next question: What about security? Are there any security issues I should be concerned about, other than the obvious, of course?
 

A:Technical question about TeamViewer remote access/remote office

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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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February 16, 2010

My problem is this:

I can't run remote desktop connection in my current situation. I'm at home and I'd like to be able to do this.

I have a laptop that's fairly new. It's an HP Pavilion dv6 with an AMD Turioin II P520 dual-core processor that's 2.30 Ghz and it's running Windows 7 Home Premium, the 64-bit version.

I have two computers I'd like to control using my laptop: A Gateway GT5692 running an AMD Phenom 8450 Triple-Core Processor 2.10 GHz that's got the 64-bit version of Windows Vista Home Premium and a HP SR501P with an AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core processor 4200+ 2.20 GHz running the 32-bit version of Windows Vista Home Basic.

All are tied to a router. The laptop runs wireless and the two desktops have a wired lan. All connect to the internet through the router tied to a DSL modem.

I can control the computers using Windows Remote Assistance but not with Windows Remote Desktop connection. What's up with that? http://b.tsgstatic.com/smilies/frown.gif

And when I bring up system properties on my laptop, it has the “Remote Assistance” dialog but not the dialog for “Remote Desktop”. I viewed this on another computer with a video titled “Accessing another computer with Remote Desktop Connection”. On that video, it has the dialog for “Remote Desktop” viewable 50 seconds from the front of the video. I've noticed that this computer's system is “Windows 7 Ultimate” while I'm stuck ... Read more

A:Remote Assistance Works But Not Remote Desktop Connection

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Remote Desktop Connection wants the IP or name of the remote computer to connect to. But suppose the remote computer is behind a router. The router has one WAN IP, say 192.45.63.98, which will be the same for all the computers connected off of that router, (when you google "my ip" from any of them) and then each computer connected off of the router will have a LAN IP, something like 10.0.0.6. So if I want to help the person connected to the 10.0.0.6 computer (and not the person connected at 10.0.0.9) off of this router what do I tell Remote Desktop Connection at my computer to reach them?

Thanks.

A:Identifying remote computer for Remote Desktop Connection

I would use teanviewer its a lot simpler to setup

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Hi. I just viewed Kari Finn's clearly explained Remote Desktop Connection on Win10 and how to connect to remote computer, thank you for that. Good job! In my case though, I use Win XP Home edition. Do I have to have Win XP Pro edition to connect on RDC to Win 10 host using Hyper-V virtual creation?
Also, if that is the case, how can I reboot my remote computer XP OS and get onto the Start Up Menu page? The keyboard command is released to my Win 10 host computer on start up and I don't have access to keyboard commands (such as F8) until Win XP has been fully booted up. How do I access that Start Up menu page otherwise?
This would be helpful for me to know. Thanks.

A:Remote Desktop Connection Explained - Question remote XP?

Hi Hibs, welcome to the Ten Forums.

You simply cannot use Windows XP Home as remote host, meaning you cannot connect to it using the Remote Desktop Connection. There are some hacks around the Internet but I very strongly advice against them.

(From Remote Desktop: frequently asked questions)
A workaround, in case you have or can find a valid Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate license is to install Windows 7 on a Hyper-V virtual machine, then install Windows Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode on that virtual machine. Works perfectly giving you Windows XP Pro SP3.

If the mouse and keyboard are released by the Windows XP vm back to host, you simply need to bring the pointer on the vm and click to get them back to vm. The F8 keyboard shortcut when booting XP up works then totally normally bringing up the advanced options boot menu:


To release the mouse and keyboard back to host, press CTRL + ALT + LEFT ARROW.

Kari

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Hi,

I've searched the internet and I can't find a solution. I've long been using Windows 7 and never had any problems with Remote Desktop from outside my network however I don't use it frequently so it is several months since I last used it.

When I right click on Computer -> Properties and Remote Settings

The lower part of the screen where you specify your remote desktop settings is missing. The issues that I've seen regarding this have two solutions typically.

1) The TermService is not running. It is my case.
2) That the DWord value should be set to 0 in the registry for tfDenyTSConnections

I have attached a screenshot confirming all this.

Anybody any advice as to what to try next?

A:Remote Desktop Missing In Remote Settings Screen

what version of windows 7 do you run?

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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 from working?

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My dad is in his 90's and very computer illiterate. He's had a computer for a few years that he uses for email and web browsing.

In the past, when he runs into problems or has a question, I've been able to connect to his machine using Remote Desktop Connection.

I just bought him a Dell computer with WinXP (Home edition) for Christmas, and I'm unable to install Remote Desktop Connection on it, because it tells me that Remote Assistance is already installed. Thing is, I don't WANT to use remote assistance. It's an extraordinarily complicated process for a guy pushing a century old. With Remote Desktop Connection, he just turns his machine on and I can connect.

I've looked everywhere, but I can't figure out how to uninstall Remote Assistance.

Does anyone know how to do that, or is there a way that I can install Remote Desktop while Remote Assistance is there?

Thanks for any help you can give.

A:Toss remote assist - install remote desktop?

Correct me if i am wrong anyone... i am only learning about things like this myself

As i understand remote desktop connection is only the client side package which when installed would allow your dad to connect to your PC and not you connect to your dads, so the package would not be any use to you anyway, you need your dads PC to act as a server not a client.

Also as i understand, remote desktop server software comes as an Windows XP Professional version feature only ... which version of windows does your dad have ? if it is the Home Edition then im not sure if you can get this to work the way you want, you might have to look at third party software solutions, from the top of my head a program like VNC server would do it which i have only used briefly in the past. http://www.realvnc.com/what.html << think this is the website

Hope this has helped.

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So, I had remote desktop working on my computer for about two years and now it doesn't work anymore. Every time I try to access it from another computer (I don't have and don't know how to get a domain name, so I just use my IP address, which I get from whatismyip.com), I get an error message saying I cannot connect to the remote computer.

As far as I know, I have done everything right. I enabled remote desktop in system properties, I created a static IP address in TCP/IP properties, and I configured my router to forward the default port (3389) to the correct local IP address I specified. I have disabled windows firewall and put mstsc on my list of exceptions for the firewall that I use (BitDefender). I also pinged my IP address and received all packets sent.

I am running windows xp professional with sp3.

Any suggestions?

A:remote desktop problem: cannot connect to remote computer

try using the computer name to connect right click on the my computer icon and select properties and then the computer name use the full computer name. while your in there check the remote tab make sure the allow user to connect remotely to this computer is checked. on both pc's. also make sure both machines have xp pro i know you can only go one way between pro and home edition can't remember which.

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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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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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Hello!
These are two computers connected via the Internet (not a home network)
1 - Vista Home Premium
2 -XP Pro

* Trying to use the built-in Remote Assistance software installed on 2 computers:
I can control in Windows Vista through the xp but not vice versa ...
The problem is known?
There is a solution to the problem?

** Trying to use Remote Desktop Connection software (not installed
In Windows Vista?), I can control the xp through in Windows Vista but not vice versa ...
The problem is known?
There is a solution to the problem?

A:Remote Assistance\Remote Desktop Connection

Error message about Remote Assistance:
Here is a screenshot of an attempt to control the XP computer through Vista. The error appear Before I'm concerned / clicks something. If I approve the message OK -> Software shuts down...
- Can anything be done?

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Hi - I'm a PC & Vista rookie & having a network issue I'm hoping to find some help with. I'm running Vista Home Premium 64 bit on a new HP pavilion laptop. I'm trying to log into my work system remotely. The error I'm getting is "This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Remote desktop cannot find the remote computer. Type the computer name or IP address again, and then try connecting" I've tried the help desk at work, they say they know there has been issues with people loggin in with Vista, but its been resolved. But they have not actually been able to help me log in. They are running Windows NT.

Thanks for any help,
Mike

A:Remote desktop can not find remote computer

Your work machine is almost certainly behind some sort of firewall or router which makes direct access to it from the internet impossible. At least, that's how it _should_ be protected!

I assume that you've got to log on to a work VPN server first? Is that successful and are you able to access other resources on the work network such as file servers?

What OS is the target (work) machine you're trying to access? It may not have remote desktop functionality enabled.

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What settings/services need to be changed/stopped to keep other
computers from accessing my system through an unwanted remote
connection ?

A:Remote Desktop And Remote Connection Settings

Hello BEJ,

Unchecking the Allow Remote Assistance connections to this computer box, and selecting the Don't allow connections to this computer options in the "First" section of the tutorial below will prevent this for you.

Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) - Network - Windows 7 Help Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Is there any way for me to map a drive from my home computer running Remote Desktop to my work computer? I noticed that when I go into Map Network Drive and click Browse, Microsoft Windows Terminal Services appears in the list, but nothing shows up (even though I'm connected to my home computer at the time which has shared drives on it.)

Any ideas??
 

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I've recently installed wireless at home and run 2 pc's on it, accessing the web via Comcast broadband. All works well when accessing my office PC via XP's 'Remote access web connection'. I can transfer files between office & home and print to machines that are configured on the host (office) to LPT & COM ports.
Last week I replaced my ageing Epson C80 home printer with a new HP Deskjet 5850 wireless printer. It works great and I can print from my 2 home pc's via wireless.
What I can't figure out is how to configure it on my office host pc so that it can see it via RAWC. I've tried adding a port with the printers IP Address but that doesn't work. Have also tried HP's web sights as well as Wxp's but I guess the wireless printer is too new. Any ideas anyone ?
 

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If it can't be done, what are the alternatives? Thank you.

Edit: I just read how to shutdown with Remote Desktop and I'm going to try that out. So, the only remaining questions are how can I remotely turn on a workstation on a lan? Can I do it at a pre-determined time? What about remotely shutting down the PC at a pre-determinded time? Thanks.

A:Is remote shutdown and turn on possible using W7's Remote Desktop?

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

If predetermined times will work for you, then just use task scheduler.
Task Scheduler - Create New Task

:-)

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SOurce says target is not recognized on the network. but I can acess the network files on the target no problem

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I'm using 'Windows Vista Home Premium' and it recently occurred to me that certain people within my home could quite happily access my files remotely. I don't want this to happen, so I thought I'd disable remote access....however, it seems that it's not available on this version of Vista....but can someone on the 'right' version of vista still connect to my computer? Or is it just not possible since it's not available on mine?

A:Remote Desktop Access

hi,,,, if your sharing files over a home network then they can get in if its turned on and sharing is allowed with their computers,,,,, the network device will be the router,,,type network sharing centre into start menu search box and press enterwhen in there you will see some options,,,network discoveryfile sharingmedia sharing etc,,,,turn them all offsome one must then go into your pc and turn them all back on again to gain access and also stipulate which files folders etc that you want to share,,,,, so i would password protect the computerhttp://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-v...d=1&catid=1have a look round in the linkgood luck.

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I haven't used any remote desktop type programs much before and am looking to find one that is both reliable and secure (free too or at least free to try). I want to help someone fix their computer or solve issues they run up against.

They call me a lot and to save me time going to their place or doing it over the phone which can be frustrating too for both of us. I have searched and found quite a few but I keep finding extremely conflicting reviews of them from awesome to scam, which leaves me unsure of what to believe. Can anyone recommend any to me that they know are reliable and not potential scams that may screw us both if we use it.

one of the main reasons I have never really gotten into using a remote desktop access application is due to the potential door it gives any would be hacker. And I don't want to have to trial and error finding one too, I don't have the time to reinstall my OS or my friends should I download a scam by mistake. I also don't want my system to end up a zombie or ftp server either because I got the wrong one.

Thanks for any help and or recommendations that you can give me. Please feel free to add more than one to any list, plus a link to a user guide that I can read too would be great. and your opinion too. Erm... I think that covers it.
 

A:remote desktop access

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Hello out there Windows 7 Geeks,

Here is what i would like to try and do. I have two computers, a Desktop and a Laptop. My Desktop sits at home, while my laptop goes with me to school or anywhere else that i need it.

Now, i would like to see how i can set up my computers (or network?) so that i can access my Desktop files via my laptop online.
I want to try and carry as few files on the laptop as possible, such as if ever lost or stolen, i wont have my data or files compromised/stolen.
I also plan to install a SSD on the laptop, in order to try and make my battery last longer, but SSD's are still too expensive (i have a 250 HDD right now), I'm thinking of getting a 64GB SSD and trying to carry as few files as possible. Getting a 250 GB SSD is just way too expensive right now.

I'm looking out there for something that is free and simple to use.

I have heard that Windows has a thing called Remote Desktop Connenction, but i have tried to use it, but i never got it to work somehow. I am running Windows 7 Home Premium.

A:Remote Access to my Desktop

  
Quote: Originally Posted by dbtmellis


Hello out there Windows 7 Geeks,

Here is what i would like to try and do. I have two computers, a Desktop and a Laptop. My Desktop sits at home, while my laptop goes with me to school or anywhere else that i need it.

Now, i would like to see how i can set up my computers (or network?) so that i can access my Desktop files via my laptop online.
I want to try and carry as few files on the laptop as possible, such as if ever lost or stolen, i wont have my data or files compromised/stolen.
I also plan to install a SSD on the laptop, in order to try and make my battery last longer, but SSD's are still too expensive (i have a 250 HDD right now), I'm thinking of getting a 64GB SSD and trying to carry as few files as possible. Getting a 250 GB SSD is just way too expensive right now.

I'm looking out there for something that is free and simple to use.

I have heard that Windows has a thing called Remote Desktop Connenction, but i have tried to use it, but i never got it to work somehow. I am running Windows 7 Home Premium.



Simple. Team viewer. Free, bullet proof, and easy to use. I use team view about 10 hours a day and have had zero problems.

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My mother in law occasionally has problems with her Laptop.

At work we have support companies that logon to (and take over) control of PC & servers.

She has a Vista Basic lap top and I have Vista Home Premium.

I have Remote Desktop but she doesn't

I don't think this is what I want as we need to install a client for the support company to logon but we use remote desktop to logon to the sever when we are too lazy to walk the 10 steps to the server room.


My questions -

1. Is this software available for free
2. Whats it called
3. Will it work between Vista Premium and Vista Basic?


Alternatiely is there a different app that could do this - I know XP had come sort of remote help thingy.

Thanks for your help

A:Remote Desktop Access

Hi there Kgkev,

I think the easiest for you to set up would be for you both to install Messenger which you can download free. You both install it, set each other up as contacts, and then she can right click on you in her list and ask for support help whenever you are both logged on.

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I downloaded RDC and can access my win xp desktop but cant access my win 2k pro. iIs there somewhere to enable this feature in win 2k. I know its enabled in win xp from system properties
 

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Here is the deal
* I have a XP professional running Remote desktop
* under system Remote assistance is checked
* Network firewall is off

I used to be able to log in to that XP PC but can no longer do that,
I'm thinking that the number of sessions is locked on the XP PC but can't figure out how to reset it

However I'm not a genius and would appreciate any suggestion(s) or ideas

Thanks

The message I get when I try to acces that PC is :
The client could not connect to the remote computer. Remote connections might not be enabled or the computer might be too busy to accept new connections. It is also possible that network problems are preventing your connection. Please try your connection again later. If the problem continues to occur, contact your administrator.

Microsoft Suggested fixes
Cause: The remote computer might not be set up to accept remote connections.
Solution: Try connecting to the remote computer at a later time. If you receive the same message, contact the server administrator.
Cause: The remote computer might already have the maximum number of remote connections it is set up to accept.
Solution: Try connecting to the remote computer at a later time. If you receive the same message, contact the server administrator.
Cause: Network problems might be preventing the connection.
Solution: Try connecting to the remote computer at a later time. If you receive the same message, contact the server administrator.
 

A:Can't access a XP using Remote Desktop

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Hello out there Bleeping computer geeks,

Here is what i would like to try and do. I have two computers, a Desktop and a Laptop. My Desktop sits at home, while my laptop goes with me to school or anywhere else that i need it.

Now, i would like to see how i can set up my computers (or network?) so that i can access my Desktop files via my laptop online.
I want to try and carry as few files on the laptop as possible, such as if ever lost or stolen, i wont have my data or files compromised/stolen.
I also plan to install a SSD on the laptop, in order to try and make my battery last longer, but SSD's are still too expensive (i have a 250 HDD right now), I'm thinking of getting a 64GB SSD and trying to carry as few files as possible. Getting a 250 GB SSD is just way too expensive right now.

I'm looking out there for something that is free and simple to use.

I have heard that Windows has a thing called Remote Desktop Connenction, but i have tried to use it, but i never got it to work somehow. I am running Windows 7 Home Premium.

A:Remote Access to my Desktop

Hi -I have used a Free program called "Log Me In" that seems to work fairly well (link below) -https://secure.logmein.com/AU/products/free/

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Hello,
I'd like to ask for correct licensing with this scenario. We would like to provide a customer a Remote Desktop service to PC (physical or virtual). The customer (with 3 emploees) needs access to a special network with special application. Every customer/empoyee
would access only one PC at the time and every customer/employee would have dedicated physical PC:

Customer1 (RDP) -> (Windows 7/10) PC_1 -> Special Network
Customer2 (RDP) -> (Windows 7/10) PC_2 -> Special Network
Customer3 (RDP) -> (Windows 7/10) PC_3 -> Special Network

Is this correct licensing scenario to buy for the customer just 3x PC + 3x Windows 7/10 Pro and there is no need to buy the CAL licenses?

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I'm leaving on a trip this week and I'll be taking my laptop which runs Windows XP Professional. I am wanting to know if I can access my desktop computer at home which runs Windows 7 Ultimate with remote desktop.

A:Using remote desktop connection to access Win 7 PC from Win XP PC?

Yes, I believe you can access it. I have done it using XP to Win 7 Professional, so I know that works. I would sure test it before you leave though. If it does not work, I would strongly suggest TeamViewer. This application is amazing. It works every time and lag free. I used this program last week from 400 miles away and it worked flawlessly. You have a unique ID and password and can log in from anywhere at any time. Here is the site, take a look.

TeamViewer - Free Remote Access and Remote Desktop Sharing over the Internet

If I helped, please send some Rep!!! Thanks!

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