Accessing or controlling a computer that you are not physically in front of.

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Reaching the login screen of a remote Windows 7 machine

It's a very funny situation actually. I installed Windows 7 to a friend's machine, and must have added my own password there. Now, my friend can't login, and I don't want to share the password with ...
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Router behind router network setup

My relative has bought a router instead of a switch which causes remote-access control issues on his network. His existing network has a 1st router where all PCs are connected via LAN cables. The 2nd ...
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Prolink router telnet remote management

I have a Prolink H5204 router. When I type 192.168.1.1, I can configure my router (as expected) but when I type my public internet IP address I can also configure my router. So I want to stop this ...
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How do I do remote logging on DD-WRT with rDNS?

Here's what I want to do: I plan on setting up VPN on the router so that I can change the router settings remotely: http://www.howtogeek.com/51772/how-to-setup-a-vpn-server-using-a-dd-wrt-router/ ...
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Shift and Control keys out of sync with normal keys over RDP

I spend quite a lot of time working on various machines via RDP (usually RDPing to one machine and from there RDPing to other computers outside our LAN) and have an issue where the modifier keys ...
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remote access gurus : assistance needed accessing system with vnc stuck on a black screen after video driver update

I have a system I have no physical access to that is booting into the windows 8 desktop automatically. windows own remote desktop services are disabled and the system is otherwise exactly as ...
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Disable remote shutdown on windows 8.1

i want to disable remote shutdown to prevent the timer (on my internet cafe) from shutting down a certain pc (obviously, that pc should not be shutdown... diskless setup). how? Obviously, im ...
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Can I acces my server that is on Virtualbox from another computer that is not connected on same router

I am new here, so I hope I will formulate my question correctly. I am using Windows 7 and I have Oracle Virtualbox, and I have on it running Windows Server 2008. I have set up internet connection (I ...
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Remote Access through same Wi-fi

I want to access a file on my computer, a friend of mine made the mistake to push the computer from the small table it was. There was a really important file I want to access but the screen is all ...
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How to allow fast user switching on a remote Mac?

Our server has been locked by a person who haven't logged out after working on it, so now I cannot access it without restart. Can I somehow allow via SSH fast user switching without restarting the ...
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How can i browse home computer files remotely or from web interface

I have data on external USB dribe around 5TB. I want that should be able to browse my external drives from web interface and download some files if i need. Is there any software / website to do ...
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How to access C$ share in a network?

Considering I have admin access to a machine, how can I remotely access the default C$ share in Windows XP and Windows 7? Edit: This is not a domain, it's a single machine that I need to access
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When controlling a remote computer in a Lync presentation, my local keyboard layout is ignored

When remoting into a computer using RDP, GoTo Assist, Bomgar, and most other assistance tools the local keyboard layout is properly translated to the remote computer. However, when taking control of a ...
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When remoting into a computer using SCCM, my local keyboard layout is ignored

When remoting into a computer using RDP, GoTo Assist, Bomgar, and most other assistance tools the local keyboard layout is properly translated to the remote computer. However, when taking control of a ...
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Remote Desktopping - 1 computer control 30

Is there a remote desktop solution that will allow one computer to control 30? I have 30 student computers in a computer lab all displaying the same webpage. I want the teacher to be able to click ...
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How can I remotely control a linux box from my Mac?

I set all of my family members up with Linux Mint so that their computers would stop punching themselves in the face, but I'd like to be able to control those computers when my mom calls up and wants ...
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How to copy a file to a remote server using the command line?

I am trying to copy a file from my desktop to my remote server using the sudo command. I am doing this from the remote machine since I know the password for this machine and I do not have a password ...
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Remote machine running XP won't shutdown, which processes should I kill and in what order?

Unable to restart or shutdown remote Windows XP using psshutdown or psexec/shutdown. I tried shutdown -s -t 0, but this failed. Pulling the power isn't an option as no one at machine to do this. I'm ...
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Connect from Mac OS X to Windows 7 Desktop

I am trying to connect from my MacBook to my Windows 7 machine within my own network - if it will work from outside my network that's a plus but no need to have. My Windows 7 machine is freshly ...
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Running remote scripts on Linux Servers from Windows

I'm on a Windows server, I'm looking for a way to run some scripts (through RSH?) remotely on Linux servers. Thing is, I have to do a lot of stuff manually on different servers whenever I want to ...
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VNC unattended Server (No user Interaction)

I worked on a proof on concept a while ago.... whereby I managed to get VNC going in full "unattended" mode... I.e. The VNC Server dials into the viewer... which is running in Listening mode. The ...
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Can't remotely access my IP Camera

I got a Foscam(FI9821W) IP camera, which I can access on LAN, but not from outside! It has port forwarded on my Netgear router, DDNS available, I even put it on DMZ on router, disabled my firewall, ...
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Trouble in Team Viewer VPN Connection

I have completed initial vpn connection setup. It has connected. I have tested with ping and it is ok. My problem is, when I want to start file transfer in VPN it asks for username & password. So ...
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PC Remote Desktop / Remote Control Software [closed]

Could you please suggest me a software having the following feature Can access the all the machines in a network If the server program is installed in a machine, I will be able to control the client ...
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Activate RDP via Remote

I'm in a network (VPN) with a Computer that I need RDP access to. But RDP is not activated on the remote Computer. I do have administrative Privileges on the computer. As the computer did not join ...
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What remote desktop software will share Audio and Desktop to multiple users?

Is there any remote desktop software that will allow people to log in and share both audio AND video when sharing a separate 3rd machine? So they would see the the same screen and be able to edit it, ...
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How to restrict unwanted users to remotely access my system

I have windows 7 installed in my system. I want to manage my system in such a way that only users of particular ip in the network can take my system remotely and others not. I don't have to use third ...
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SSH into current Windows session

I need to be able to SSH into my Windows 8.1 laptop but into the current session, meaning I need to be able to start programs on my laptop sort of like VNC except from a CLI. Does anybody know how to ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop

I have been successfully able to use Chrome Remote Desktop to access other computers when not behind a firewall/proxy server. As soon as I try to use Chrome Remote Desktop when behind a ...
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remote desktop: the app on the remote machine is confusing the controller's hostname with its own hostname

I have 2 machines A, B, both run Windows OS. A is my work machine, B is a server on which I have already installed SQLServer. Now I want to install another software on B which runs on top of the ...
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Is there any way to use a remote desktop connection to access the remote computers files via a share?

Is there any way to connect to a remote Windows server and its files via RDP but not graphically? I could use the connection to transfer files via the \\TSCLIENT networking mapping or by actually ...
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Remote desktop from Vista to Windows 7 - steps to try

I'm trying to Remote desktop from Vista to Windows 7 to two machines on the same home workgroup. On the Windows 7 box I have: enabled the 'remote assistance' check box under computer > properties ...
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SSH: remote switch user and execute command under this new user

I am able to connect to remote machine using public/private keys (without password) as user wakatana. On remote machine I am able to issue: sudo /usr/bin/rootsh -i -u root then I type root's password ...
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emacs as frontend to remote emacs session

I would like to use emacs within a Windows desktop, but as a client to a remote server I access through ssh. I need emacs to give me access to shells and filesystems as found in the remote server. I ...
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Creation of a remote desktop connection file (RDP) with password embedded in it

I need to connect to several RDP's and switch between them quite frequently. Therefore I was wondering if there's a tool or an application that could save all my RDP's along with the password, so ...
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How to share outside your network

If I want to share a folder or a whole drive with people outside my network, how can i do that? Which programs should I use?
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Is there a program or way to monitor or record or track a remote desktop session?

I may be hiring some remote employees and would like a way to track that they are working when they say they are. Is there a way to track how and when someone connects via remote desktop to a ...
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Remote access to NAS not working

I recently bought a Synology DS412+ and am trying to set it up for remote access. Currently I'm trying to be able to access the DSM tool. My home setup is as follows: The internet connects to a ...
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Remote access to ip camera

I am trying to set up remote access to an ip camera I've just bought. The camera is tuned wirelessly to my Huawei HG520B router and works fine on my LAN. My ip address is public, so I've set up a ...
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Is there a way to mount a remote server on my local dekstop

I have a university server that I can log into via putty and "ls" gives me all my files and stuff. However, I occasionally (regularly) need to work on these files from home. I would like a solution to ...
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Log off a disconnected user remotely

How do I log a disconnected user off remotely? For example, I remotely connect to a computer (with Dameware, if that matters) and run a command that takes a significant amount of time to complete. In ...
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VNC or remote desktop with client-server-client approach

I have a PC in my office with static dedicated IP address and I want to control it via home using something like VNC or Remote Desktop. But the problem is my office PC is firewalled and I don't have ...
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UNC path for windows service not accessible

I have a remote directory that a web application accesses via a UNC path e.g. \\192.168.0.42\g$\files. The web app runs on Tomcat which is being run as a Windows service i.e. no user is logged in. I ...
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Launching programs remotely via SSH on Windows 7

I've installed freeSSHd server on Windows 7. It works fine but when I try launching any graphical executables via SSH (e.g. "C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\bin\gimp-2.8.exe" or start /d "C:\Program ...
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Is there a way to get a separate desktop for each user logged in through VNC? [duplicate]

Hi I am accessing my desktop remotely through VNC server/client connection. I used Vino to establish a remote connection. Now the app which I am building requires provision of a different section in ...
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how to allow access on port 3306 only via configured IP addresses?

I've LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL & PHP) setup on VPS (Virtual Private Server). I want to access database installed on Port 3306 remotely (outside VPS). Also, I want to ensure that Database access ...
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What's the normal way to manage MS-Windows Server 2003?

Ok, so I've never used a server version of Windows before (I've worked on, but never administrated, Linux servers). Because of this I decided to install Microsoft Windows Server 2003, set it up, and ...
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Windows: Connect to multiple shares on multiple FQDNs on same IP with different FQDN

As my title says, I want to connect from a Windows workstation to multiple shares on multiple FQDNs on the same IP with a different FQDN (Windows workstation or server). Of course I know about the ...
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Remote software solution that acts as a client

I have a remote computer that will not allow incoming traffic due to ISP blocking of ports (basically double NAT situation that I am unable to get around). I am wondering if I have a computer acting ...
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FTP not letting me upload files

I am able to connect to my FTP host properly, but whenever I upload any file I get some error. Here are some examples: Why can't I upload files?