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Q: remote into Linux machine

I recently switched my main computer over to Linux (from Win8), and everything is working fine, except that when I would remote into the computer from my other computer (running Win7), it was much faster when running Win8. Since I upgraded to Linux, I can connect, but the screen refreshes at a much slower rate, even over the same connection (LAN speed).

Anyone know of any settings either on the Win7 side or on the Linux server side that I can change to speed things up?

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A: remote into Linux machine

Which Linux distro are you using ? There are some distros made specifically for older machines. For example, Fedora has it's flagship distro using Gnome, but it also has 2 lighter versions one using LXDE. and the other using Xfce.

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Hi all,

where to locate DHCP code, which my Linux machine(red hat linux-2.4) is using?i tried to f ind it in /usr/src/linux-, but no result.

A:where to locate DHCP code, which my Linux machine(red hat linux-2.4) is using.

I moved you over to development, maybe someone here will be familiar with the layout of the source files.

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I have SUSE 9.3 Installed on a 19GB partition of a 40GB hard drive. I heard that it is possible to dual boot with Windows with Linux being the first installed OS, but it's complicated. Can anyone tell me if I can pull this off without having to make Windows the first installed OS? Here is how I have my partitions:
hda1=1GB [swap]
hda2=17.8 / [root]

A:Linux/Windows dualboot machine with Linux first?

The easiest way: Make hda1 bigger and install Windows there.

You will have to restore GRUB later using the SuSE CD and also create the GRUB menu entry for WIndows..

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We have a few windows machines in the home group. I just started using lubuntu and want to have in the network so we can share the files. The windows machines show up , but not the lubuntu. How do I find it?

A:how do access a linux machine from a windows machine

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can anyone tell me the procedure on installing linux as secondary os on xp machine.plx help me.

A:linux as secondary os on xp machine


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Hi all!!!

I'm very used to control another machine here throught the windows remote desktop. Now I installed another computer and installed redhat linux in it. I managed to get it up and running and I was able to configure the samba server with some shares so I can copy stuff to the linux box from my M$ computers. Now I want to leave the linux box withou monitor and only control it throu a remote desktop.

I managed to connect to the linux box through VNC, but I found 2 problems I can't get arround:

- I don't know how to run the gui (gnome) inside the vnc client

- I don't know how to run the vnc server automatically. So i first have to login manually, and then run the vncserver. What I want is to remotely connect the the linux box without login in manually in it.

I hope I can get some help, i didn't sleep because of this, al night trying

A:Linux Remote Desktop

if you want to connect to a windows machine through linux, use the remote desktop client, rdesktop, which is available for linux to connect to XP machines and windows 2000 servers running terminal services.

to do it the other way round (i.e connect to linux from windows) use an ssh client to connect to the linux box, then export the display using this command:

export DISPLAY=

where is your own window's machine's IP. You will need to be running an X-Windows emulator on the windows box such as X-Vision. That way, you will be able to mix programs running on the windows box and programs running on the linux box on your windows desktop, and copy and paste between the two, etc...

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This is just sort of a random musing on my part, but I am seriously interested in whatever answers or information I can get.

Here's the thought/question:

1) Is there anyway to remote assist a Linux machine (say, ubuntu) from Vista?

2) Using the Remote Assist software (i.e., without installing any new program on the Vista)?

I've done some searching and I've seen people from Linux helping Vistas (though this seemed to require installation on the part of the Vista, as well.

A:Remote Assist Linux

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My delimma is this...

Primary system is running WinXP Professional, 2 NICs and ICS enabled.
second system is WinXP Professional,
Third system is a RedHat 7.2 box.

I'm trying to get the linux box on the network and I can't make it happen. I can get the Linux box to see the Internet, but not the other PCs, and vice versa.

Has anyone had success in setting up a home network this way?

A:Linux Machine w/WinXP network

Windows uses SMB, Linux doesn't have this capability by default. For you to see the Linux box on your Windows based machines you need install SAMBA SERVER. Once you have it installed, you can use WEBMIN to help with setting up shares.

Hope this helps.....

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It's a laptop HP dv9428nr, 2.2 GHz AMD Turion 64 X2

2 specific manifestations of what is slow (in Windows) is copying a CD, and the 'Save' function.

I copied a CD to WMPlayer Library and it took 10:15. Same disk in a desktop took 4:50, and that is a 1.6GHz AMD.

When in MS Word, and I click 'Save', I see a slow diminishing square symbol, into the 'save' icon on the lower taskbar.

Also in Word, if I click 'Find', the 'Find' dialogue box VERY slowly appears.

I see similar problems when Linux is booted.

Nothing stands out in Windows Task Manager, or Linux Process Manager.


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I'm trying to do a restore on a XPh machine on the LAN, using a Paragon Backup linux boot disk. In Paragon's Network Configurator, by drilling down I can see the other XPh machine on the LAN, but though the Win 7 machine is seen, no folders are revealed.

On the Win7 machine I have three locations that are shared - one on the system disk and two on a USB disk. The USB disk holds the backup image I want to use. I have it set to Shared, for Everyone, and Everyone has read/write permissions at the least (under Share it only says Read/Write; under Permissions I opened it up to Full Control temporarily).

It seems the bottleneck here is on the Win7 side. Can anyone see cause of the problem?


A:Win7 and Linux machine won't talk to each other

To share out an entire drive with Windows 7 you need to take an extra step beyond the standard sharing permissions.

You need to go into the Security tab of the drive and allow "Everyone" access by adding Everyone to the access list like in the picture below. Be sure and hit the apply and ok buttons once you change the settings for the authenticated users. That should get you full access to the drive. You can change it back after you get what you need.

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I recently bought Dell Vostro 1550, it came with linux installed on it.
I want to install windows on it, Please guide me in proceeding further.


A:Installing Windows on a Linux machine.

Dual Boot - Windows 7 and Linux - Windows 7 Forums

If you don't want a Dual Boot and there's no GRUB on the HD then you can delete all partitions and create/Format new partitions as you want during Steps 6 + 7 of Clean Install Windows 7. If there's GRUB on HD first run Diskpart Clean Command

In addition read over these steps to assure you get a perfect install, which are the same for retail since you will need a retail copy of Win7 unless Dell sells you one: Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

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Just wondering...
I was thinking of making a powerful Linux machine.
I want to have 3 or 4 monitors.

Just wanted a rough idea... how much will it cost to build?
I'm in UK, so looking for UK prices.

Some details:

- Has to be SSD hard drive
- 16GB RAM prefered - or more!
- Not worried about size

Not sure what else would be relevant.

I haven't had a PC in almost 10 years!
I remember that Dell prices used to be really good - and not worth buying parts to build own machine - unless you got a bootleg copy of Windows which cut the cost a little bit.


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i have 2 pcs one is running with Linux Enterprise edition ws 3.0 and other with 2003 standers server/win98 , here problem is i wants to get the desk top of linux in windows machine, how can i configured those things?, i heard about VNCserver , but dont know how to configure that with these Pcs so give a details replay and plz help me to sort out the problem.....


A:Linux Remote Desk top Problem

You can use VNC to do this. www.realvnc.com

Read the docs, and you will be fine.

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I have Windows 10 and run Linux on a virtual machine in VMware.
Is it possible to set it up so my internet traffic only runs through the Linux VM and not through Windows? I figure this would be a good setup for security.

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I had the uninstallable FileFinder on Windows and finally managed to remove it following the instructions here: https://howtoremove.guide/how-to-uninstall-filefinder/ and using iOrbit uninstaller.

Running SpyHunter detector, I was told of the following threats:
Adware.download keeper
Adware.Surf and keep
PUP.Hao123 by Baidu
PUP.Ammyy Admin
PUP.Oxy Torrent
Adware.Lucky Leap

But when I went to Regedit was only able to find entries of the following, which I deleted:

Adware.Surf and keep

Then I came out of "Safe Mode with networking" and rebooted in the standard windows mode, and everything seemed fine. This was last night.

But today, clicking on different things on web pages is again unexpectedly opening new windows.

This is my sysinfo using TSGSysInfo.exe:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2603 0 @ 1.80GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 45 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 16309 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro 2000, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 976411 MB, Free - 662523 MB; F: Total - 953767 MB, Free - 665950 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 082WXT
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

A:Malware on a dual Linux/Windows pro machine

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I was wondering if anyone was familiar with virtual machines enough to tell me if this is a good idea or not. I wasn to use either vmware or microsoft's free product to put linux/Smoothwall and XP PRo/IIS on the same physical box. Is this a bad idea? Any tips would be appreciated.


A:linux firewall and IIS on same machine via virutal machines?

Just remember they will be emulated as 2 different machines than the one your currently running them on but yes the software setup should work.

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Unable to ping from linux machine to windows 7 machine.The internet connection is working fine on windows machine.The outside connections are working from windows machine but unable to connect from ubuntu.Please help

A:Unable to ping from linux machine to windows

Moving your thread to the Linux forum for better results.

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I have a linux virtual machine that I forgot which machine it being hosted on. Is it possible to find that some if I ssh into the virtual machine?

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Hi, I have all of the above items and would like to stream my media from the ext. hd to the TV.
I had planned on plugging the hd in through usb port of my Sony bravia tv and playing through the built in media player but mpeg2 avi or mkv don't even show up in the menu (strange because I have played both mp4 and avi before through usb).
So that isn't working.
I think my options are to either -
a) leave a laptop running with Windows media player running and connect it to my xbox (I don't really want to do this as I have happily been windows free for a while now)
b) create some kind of server (I have no experience here)
c) Convert them to mpeg1 somehow (but I have read that this lowers visual quality more than I would be happy with)
d) Change the folder type so the TV thinks that it is mpeg1, something like remux I think I read (this sounds good to me as quality is retained due to the folder type being changed but the data is not converted)

Do you have any other ideas and have you any guidance as to what I should do please?

A:Linux machine, 1tb ext. hd, xbox 360 and sony bravia pc

I'm betting your external drive is formatted NTFS or EXT3/4 and your TV can't read that filesystem. You could try using an out-of-spec FAT32 filesystem that uses up your entire drive (you'll have to format with something other than Windows - gparted should be fine). You could also try setting up some sort of DLNA server that I think your TV can access easily. There are many options for that so I'd google "setting up a DLNA server". Remember also that if you go FAT32 that your file sizes will be limited to 4GB or smaller.

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My computer was hacked pretty bad so I nuked the disk and installed linux mint. I'd like to go back to windows 8.1 (7 would be marvelous but hey, can't win 'em all).I understand that the product key for windows is in my BIOS firmware but can't seem to find it, and I need the key to download another windows 8 installation from microsoft. Any tips? Thanks

A:Help recover windows 8.1 product key on linux machine

swimdrasyl Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!Sorry, but the utilities that retrieve the Windows product key from the UEFI firmware run ONLY in Windows. Here is an example:  http://www.tenforums.com/software-apps/2577-showkey.html Second, your PC came with an HP OEM version of Windows, and not only does no one make that available for download (including HP), but the version that MS has requires a Retail product key to download (which you do not have), and even if you DID download it, it would not activate using the key in your PC because that key works ONLY with HP OEM versions of Windows. If you will provide the detailed product number of your laptop, I will check to see if HP Recovery Media for Win8.1 is available. You will find that information on a sticker like the one below, usually in the battery compartment:We can proceed once you provide the information.Thanks 

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Awhile ago I installed Fedora Core 1 on my Vista PC. However after I tried to uninstall it and deleted the partition I couldn't get into anything because of that loader thing. After I reinstalled it I could then continue to get into Windows. Am I stuck with this thing forever?

A:How do I get rid of that Linux startup loader on my Vista machine?

I belive you would have to do a fixboot and fix mbr.

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Hi! I am very inexperienced at networking, so I decided to come ask for some advice. I have my primary computer running XP and a linux box (running Mandrake 9.2). I want to put 2 NICs into the XP box and use one to connect to my campus's network, and then use the second to run a crossover cable to the linux box for internet and file sharing. Can someone point me in the right direction?

A:Networking n00b- connecting XP machine to Linux box

If it was me I'd do it the other way around - put 2 network cards in the Linux box and use it for both file and Internet sharing. XP internet sharing had a bad reputation.
If you do put the second card in the XP box, search Help and Support for Internet Connection Sharing.
In either case, use Samba (http://samba.org) for file sharing.

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Im setting up a flash drive so I can log into my linux computer
so far I have a remote command termnal and can run alot of Xfree86 programs but to run a window manager I need to use XDMCP through Xming it needs a batch file that looks like this

@echo off
SET REMOTE_HOST=my.remote.ddns.com # will this work in windows ?
start Xming -query %REMOTE_HOST% -nodecoration -lesspointer -from %LOCAL_HOST% -notrayicon -clipboard

I need to get some info from within a batch file
dose windows xp have a command or something that will return the internet address of the computer in such a way that it can be used in a batch file or will I have to use a ddns server to get the address ?

dose windows have something like the linux pwd (print working directory ) command I need this because the flash drive can show up as any drive from E: on up so I can run the ddns up dater and Xming
I need to have every thing on the flash drive and I don't want to write any thing to the windows computer

it is realy realy strange to see xeyes running on a windows desktop

A:linux from windows xp remote login question

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Hi there:

I have followed the instructions of installing mysql in tar.gz form

I am at the part of running it with

Starting the MySQL Database
# su -
# cd /usr/local/mysql
# bin/mysqld_safe --user=mysql &
Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /usr/local/mysql/data

It looks like the MySQL starts and then automatically end by itself.

The error message is :
"STOPPING server from pid file /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.pid
050119 16:00:47 mysqld ended"

I then go to check the contents of this mysql.pid and it does not exist when I cat. Actually the folder /var/run/mysqld/ does not even exist in /var/run/ .

Can you guys lend me some insight as to what went run in my install of mysql, in terms of newbie language for linux.

thanks a lot

PS I did run script as req for the grant files.
# su -
# cp mysql-standard-4.0.20-pc-linux-i686.tar.gz /usr/local
# cd /usr/local
# gunzip mysql-standard-4.0.20-pc-linux-i686.tar.gz
# tar xvf mysql-standard-4.0.20-pc-linux-i686.tar
# ln -s mysql-standard-4.0.20-pc-linux-i686 mysql
# cd mysql

# scripts/mysql_install_db --user=mysql

A:Trying to start up MySQL on Linux Machine in Fedora Core 3

Any responses to your post?

Hi...I've been encountering the same problem with MySQL...when I look at the logfile it says that it can't create/write mysqld.pid and then says can't find a host.frm file. (Sorry...I meant to write down the exact message, but I was in a hurry this morning and can't remember the path).

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I've been planning on installing Linux on my old Gateway laptop for some time now. It's a Gateway NE56R49U, with an I3, 4gb ram and processor integrated graphics. I'd like to install Ubuntu, Kali Linux, OSX, and keep the Windows 10 install that is already on there. What is the best way to go about doing this? Where should I install the boot loader? I would like to use GRUB, but I'm not quite sure which partition to put it in. Do I need a Linux swap partition for both Kali and Ubuntu? How should I go about installing OSX for this multi-boot system?

Here is my current drive layout, with only a partition for Kali.

Thanks for all the help.

A:Win10, Hackintosh & Linux boot on windows machine

Be aware that installing any Apple OS on non Apple hardware is a violation of Apple's EULA.

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Hello All,

I have a situation where I need to map a network drive on a remote server so that a scheduled installation can tale place from the mapped drive. For scheduling the installation I used the Schtasks.exe which has an option to create the scheduled task on a remote machine too using :

Schtasks.exe /create /S <remote computer name>

What I am interested in knowing is if there is any EXE file that can help me map a network drive on a remote computer in the same manner as schtasks.exe as there is no option for doing it in net.exe that is used for mapping a network drive. To avoid confusion let me put up :

machine that I want to map the network drive upon : ABC
Server on which i need to map the network drive upon : XYZ
Network path to be mapped : \\PQR

A:Using Net Use on a remote machine

Hi rahul1911,

The procedure should be possible. Here's a tutorial that may help as it contains additional commands and addresses share issues: How-To Map a Network Drive using Windows 7, Vista or Windows Server 2008.

I hope this helps. If not, check to make sure the server is sharing properly and that permissions are set to allow this to occur (you aren't prohibited from Group Policy or Active Directory) and/or that you are using an appropriate username and/or password if required.

Good luck!

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There are a few types of superuser elevation prompts that appear and I apologise for not knowing their proper names. All of them appear and operated as directed EXCEPT the one that appears with the darkened desktop which hangs my machine for well over a minute before the prompt appears and everything runs as normal. By 'hangs' the loading circle goes into slow motion and the mouse is still active but nothing can be clicked on or interacted with. The "Authenticate" elevation dialogue appears exactly as designed, and any sudo commands in terminal operates as it should, but the other prompt will hang the machine every time.

And interesting example: If I go into the menu and click on Synaptic the Authenticate dialogue will appear straight away and the program operates as normal. But if I run gksudo synaptic it sends my machine into one minute limbo.

I did a fresh reinstall of the distro to the same effect.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated?

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I just brought a new Toshiba laptop yesterday. At first, just last night Vista was recognizing my Linux machine shares and was working great. I booted it up today and it's just not seeing it anymore. The only thing that has changed is that I have installed some windows updates (not all of them yet, they're downloading very slowly). Please help me fix this

thank you

laptop specs

# Processor: AMD Turion Ultra Dual Core ZM-80, 2.1GHz, 2 Mb L2 cache
# RAM: 2GB DDR2 800 MHz memory
# HDD: 320GB 2.5 inch 5400 rpm SATA drive
# Display: 15.4 inch WX display, 200 CSV
# Optical: 8x DVD-SuperMulti +-R DL(SATA) drive
# Graphics: ATI Radeon? 3100 Graphics 256MB dedicated system video memory
# Wireless: Realtek 802.11(b⁄g)
# Modem: Yes
# Webcam: VGA Webcamera with Microphone
# Audio: Standard speakers
# Operating System: Windows Vista Home Premium

A:[SOLVED] Vista suddenly stopped seeing my Linux machine on the network

never mind i sorted it out myself!

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I have a hosted Linux server running CentOS 5 with Samba 3.4. Everything is setup and it is accessible via Linux machines by typing smb://ip.address/ in a Firefox address bar. I am trying to set up a local network share on a Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 computer.

I am trying to map the shared drive as a network drive and am having issues. Google provided a wide range of solutions, and thus far nothing has worked.

I have tried entering the IP address in 2 locations:
1. Map Network drive. I select a drive letter and type in the ip \\12.345.678.9\
It asks for credentials and I enter the user info for the user I created on the Linux machine. It thinks a moment then pops back up asking for credentials. It doesn't say they are invalid, just never goes through.
2. Connect to a website (under Map Network Drive). I type the IP http://12.345.678.9 and click connect and it pops up a dialog saying "The folder you entered does not appear to be valid. Please choose another".

I have tried creating a loopback adapter and trying to setup a connection via SSH using the guide found at http://www.nikhef.nl/~janjust/CifsOverSSH/VistaLoopback.html. After completing the tutorial (substituting my server IP address for the destination address given) I try using the Run dialog as indicated and get a "Windows cannot connect to.." error and the diagnose connection button. One thing that may be causing problems there is that the loopback adapter is labeled as an unidentified net... Read more

A:Can't Connect to Remote Linux Server to Create Network Share

Anyone? I have been searching and can't seem to find anything else to try, hoping someone here has some suggestions.

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I have one very powerful PC that I would like to use as a VM server, and then I have a netbook and a HP pavilion dv2000 laptop that I would like access the VMs. My ideal setup would be to have my main machine running Windows 7 and have two virtual machines running Windows 7 that would be accessed and used by the netbook and notebook across the network, this would allow the two mobile PCs to make use of the main PC's sizable resources while still being three different machines that can be used by three different people. The reason I want to do this is that I have a lot of people who want to use the computer, but only one that runs Windows, has Office, and is very powerful. Any help on this topic would be appreciated.

A:Remote Virtual Machine

Problem: The VMs would not have office unless you could install it in each VM and that means a separate product key.

Also, each instance of Win 7 would need it's own product key since you can't run the same one in a virtual machine.

Other than that it sounds doable running Win 7 guests under Oracle VirtualBox. Just set the networks up as Bridged so they get their IP address from the same router, then setup port forwarding to a VNC server running in each VM. TightVNC is a good choice.

I don't think you will be very happy with the performance though. Even with Gigabit network adapters it will be slow.

It would be fun to try though.

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I am interested in turning my PC to a remote machine (like a dedicated/rootserver) but to be able to start up and shut down my PC w/e I want remotely. Also I would like not to change my OS (windows) in order to achieve that, if it's possible of course. The whole thing has to do with my business trips (I have to travel around and change places) so I need to turn my home PCs into remote machines in order to be able to control them from my laptop. I searched a bit and I found this Home but I would like to find a way with windows.

Looking forward to your replies,

A:Turn my PC to remote machine

Mine have to be turned ON. But this is my favorite remote program.


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I have XP machine, which Im accessing Remotly, Im able to Record In my current machine. But when I try recording in remote machine the Recording Option itself is Desabled. Will I be able to record Remotly or Do I need to Enable same thing in remote Machine to save or Enable recording Option. Pls Suggest a Solution.

A:Not able to Record in Remote Machine

Record what? What software are you using? Is your remote connection by Windows Remote Desktop? i.e. more information is needed to give a helpful response.

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Helloo I'm having a problem with connecting my Windows 7 laptop to my Windows XP Pro machine. I have my router at home (where the XP machine is) port forwarded for Remote Desktop, I set up the XP machine completely for connecting to by allowing exceptions for the Remote Desktop.

When on my Win 7 machine I type in the IP address and port and it gets me to the log in screen where it gives me the username (Matt) and I enter my credentials (password). After entering it and clicking OK it brings me back to the log in screen. Over and Over. Does anyone have an idea of what I may have done wrong? I can post a link of the site I used to set it up.


A:Remote Desktop Win 7 to XP machine

Do you have RDP access turned on for user Matt? If not you will not be able to use RDP.

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I cant seem to be able to remote desktop to an XP SP3 machine from my Windows 7 pro desktop. My colleague who has an XP desktop can remote desktop fine to the other XP SP3 machine.

I can also remote desktop from the XP SP3 back to my Windows 7 fine but not the other way round.

Can anyone help on this please?

Thank you

A:Remote Desktop from Win 7 to XP machine

hello and welcome,
did you already disable the firewall both of the OS?

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I am trying to RD into a machine that I can ping. RD fails with the generic "this computer can't connect to the remote computer" message. I checked and the remote machine does have the "allow other to connect to this machine via RD" checkbox checked. Furthermore I was able to RD to it about a month ago. Not sure what has changed since then. Where should I look? Thanks.

A:cannot connect to machine via remote desktop

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I am here at the office attempting to use remote desktop to connect into my Vista Ultimate SP1 laptop.

I get connected and logon, get the desktop and everything drawn on screen, the it totally freezes.

After a minute or so I get the dialog box showing that I have been disconnected and it will attempt to reconnect.

Attempting to logon at the console of that laptop now, I put in my password, it says Welcome, then a message comes up stating , "This network connection does not exist."

If I click on OK and attempt to logon again, it gives me the same message.

If I wait about 5 minutes, I am able to logon again.

In the event log I am seeing from source TermDD an event 56 stating, "The Terminal Server security layer detected an error in the protocol stream and has disconnected the client."

Is this because I am using SP2 on the XP machine instead of SP3 ?

I've seen similar issues but only on occasion when connecting from the same XP box to my home desktop running Ultimate SP1. Every attempt I may to get into this laptop results in the same thing.

Any thoughts on this? I'd appreciate any input!


A:Remote Desktop to Vista machine from XP SP2

I guess nobody else has seen this?

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I have run into an issue where psexec is not working on one of my remote clients. However, it is working on other remote clients. When I execute the psexec \\computername it returns with the error (Error communicating with PsExec service on the remote computer:
no process is on the other end of the pipe). I then am able to perform a pslist on the remote computer and I do see the PSEXESVC process, then I can run a pskill and end that process which I have seen by other people that this works and then they can execute
a psexec with no issue, this does not work for me still. I have also tried deleting the service on the remote computer using sc.exe \\computername delete PSEXESVC which completes successfully. I then run a psexec again and the service creates and starts but
the same error occurred. I can also confirm that the PSEXESVC application is running in the %WINDIR% directory on the remote machine. Has anyone else experienced this issue has is there a resolution to this issue. 

Thank you,


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About a week ago I went on a trip out of town and left a box running a game server through Hamachi at home. I have done this countless times and never had a problem. TeamViewer is loaded on the box and has always connected and ran just fine remotely. However, on this specific trip, TeamViewer simply gives up on trying to connect. The iPhone version brings up an error stating 'Protocol negotiation failed.' The game server application no longer responds either. Also, both the remote and the local machine I am on right now are connected through Hamachi on a VPN. The interesting thing is the remote computer responds to ping, allows me to bring up shared folders in Explorer, and is listed as running in the Hamachi client. What it does not allow me to do is control it remotely in any way. This system needs a restart badly and I have run out of ideas on how to remotely access it. Seeing that I am a couple of hundred miles away, I cannot drive over and restart it in person so easy. Here are some further details:

Remote System:
OS: Windows XP Pro SP3
TeamViewer: Logged in and setup for unattended access - Shows up on my list with a yellow dot.
Hamachi: Connected with direct tunnel
Firewall: Comodo Firewall (older version) - Every program I've mentioned has been allowed through with no issue.

Local System:
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
TeamViewer: Logged in and setup for unattended access
Hamachi: Connected with direct tunnel
Firewall: Windows Firewall
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A:Need to restart remote machine, TeamViewer down, only on a VPN now

Well I drove back home earlier than expected and fixed the remote computer in person. Turns out the system had run out of memory after being on so long and TeamViewer simply had no resources to initiate, or everything was just timing out from the system taking so long with any request. I'll be picking up more RAM after the 4th. I suppose no one had any answers on how else I could restart the system remotely, but I'll be marking this thread as solved.

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I dont think there is away for this, but can you connect to another machine that can still be used, but under a different setting on Windows XP Pro, like you can with Windows Servers?

A:Connect to another machine using remote desktop

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Hi All,
I was wondering whether it is possible to check if a particular username exists on a remote machine given the machine's IP address.

(something like : Net user dude100 //

Shafeeq M.

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I have an issue regarding the use of Selenium on one of my Servers. I am trying to take a screenshot over IE using Selenium, its returning with a black screen. The user is not logged on remotely on the server to perform this task. Do you have a fix/workaround
for this type of task?

Server version of IE: 11.0.9600
Selenium Webdriver for IE: 3.150.1
Windows Server version: Windows Server 2012 R2

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I have a Windows 7 machine that I'm trying to setup to allow Remote Desktop connections so that I can access my machine when I'm away from home. I used this method in the past with other machines and always enjoyed the convenience of working at my home PC when away on vacation, etc.

After setting it up, I can access the machine using Remote Desktop Connection from within the local LAN network using the computer name. However, I cannot access it using my external IP address which should be the router which should forward it to my personal computer. The error I get says "Remote Desktop can't connect to the remote computer for one of these reasons: 1) Remote access to the server is not enabled, 2) The remote computer is turned off, 3) The remote computer is not available on the network."

Here is everything I've done so far:

I've enabled Remote Assistance connections via the System Properties and Allowed connects from any version of Remote Desktop

The Remote Desktop services (3 of them I think) are all enabled and started.

I've checked and Windows Firewall is allowing port 3389 through

I have an Asus RT-N66R router which I've added a Port Forwarding rule to forward that port to the LocalIP of my personal machine.

A:Can't get Remote Desktop working on my machine - help

Hi and Welcome to SevenForums.

I understand i am not answering your question directly with this reply but have you considered using TeamViewer to do this task?
Download Here - TeamViewer - Free Remote Control, Remote Access & Online Meetings

It is free for personal use and i've never come across an issue using this method of a remote connection from outside my home in all the years i have used it (within my home i use remote desktop).

Is there a reason for needing Remote Desktop?


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I have two windows 7 pro machines and 2 xp pro machines. Every once in a while I need to remote into the 2008 server at work. I can do that perfectly fine when I am using my XP machines. With my Windows 7 machines, I can remote into any workstation at work but it will not allow me to remote into the 2008 server. It asks me to enter my credentials (I try typing in the admin username and password but it doesn't work). It doesn't bring me to the usual full screen where I need to put the username and password to join the domain, a different box pops up asking me for credentials. From what I read, I can log onto 2008 server with Win 7. What am I doing wrong???

A:Remote into a 2008 server from a Win 7 machine

Are you using the Remote Desktop Tool located in Start > All Programs > Accessories?

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As someone who is working towards a bachelors degree in computer networking, I have a half decent understanding (or so I thought) of how the internet works. But today... today my mind was blown. I knowingly downloaded something for a game that was a bit sketchy, fully aware that there was a 90% chance a keylogger came packaged with it, didn't concern me that much. I tend to be a bit reckless with my machine because just about every virus I've ever come across I can take care of with relative ease (and heck virus removal offers a weird thrill). Throw in a Hiren's boot CD, run trusty old MBAM, TDSS killer etc. and smash malware with an iron fist. Not to mention I tend to re install my OS every two months because I make such a mess of my file system I figure its best I start anew, and continue to dump everything to desktop.
So here's the story of what happened today, I'm playing my game and having a blast when all of a sudden it closes. I figure "Hey, the game just crashed that's pretty lame". Upon attempt to run the game again and log in I was confronted with a "Password is incorrect" message, at this point I knew what was going on, got keylogged and someone was in the process of trying to cause havoc with the account. I giggled a bit, then proceeded to go to the website and push a password reset request through my email, since the email had a different password I wasn't too concerned. Upon logging into my email to confirm the password reset... Read more

A:Someone gained remote access to my machine

Haha you sound like me, but I haven't seen active on-screen activity for for almost 2 months now!
So I really shouldn't give you advice haha!
Some simple exploit protection that I know of is EMET and Secunia PSI, if that fails, I usually just end up using a boot CD lol

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I suspect that an admin user is accessing my Work Computer by \\Hostname\C$ and checking my documents. Is there a way I can track this down?

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Hi All,
I was wondering whether it is possible to check if a particular username exists on a remote machine given the machine's IP address.

(something like : Net user dude100 //

Shafeeq M.

A:checking user name on a remote machine ???

cooldude3K said:

Hi All,
I was wondering whether it is possible to check if a particular username exists on a remote machine given the machine's IP address.

(something like : Net user dude100 //

Shafeeq M.Click to expand...

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