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

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Remotely turn on a device that is powered off? [closed]

Verbatim from the interview between Brian Williams and Edward Snowden last night: Snowden: Any intelligence service in the world that has significant funding and a real technological research team ...
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how to ssh to home computer from outside

I have ubuntu machine at my home where i have Time Warner internet connection. Sometimes I want to connect to my home computer when I'm outside but unable to. What IP address should I ssh to? Do I ...
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Port Forwarding to make my localhost available for everyone

I have installed Apache web server on my local linux machine. Now, I followed the steps described here to do port forwarding.. I wanted my localhost to be accessible from outer web too. Now, I am ...
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shellinabox - How can I restrict access to certain users only?

I've got a Ubuntu 14.04 machine which I've set up with shellinabox. Now I would like to restrict access to shellinabox to only a certain user account. Nobody else should be able to log in with it. ...
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Is it possible to add hardware on a remote machine and use it as if it was installed on the local machine?

We have two computers in the apartment running Windows 7 and Windows Vista. 99% of the time we use headphones but every now and then we have a desire for some ambiance so we got a set of 2.1 speakers. ...
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How do I run an application from a server? What kind of server do I need? how do I execute the application? [duplicate]

How do I run a program from a server? Hello. Just to clarify what I am asking: I want to write a lightweight program to manage my forum. Because there are not enough settings in the forum to do ...
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What is the name of a hosting service that allows me to control an operating system on their server?

What is it called when you remotely access an operating system on a server. So that you can control the server as if it was your own computer? I thought it might be called VPN but they did not offer ...
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CMOS editor on Windows?

I need some way to modify BIOS settings in the CMOS memory from within Windows. Particularly I want to change the "state after power failure" setting through a remote VNC connection. Mainboard: ASUS ...
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Is this a virus, a dying hard drive, or something else?

Details leading up to problem: I have about 3 year old second hand laptop. I experience two hard drive realted bluescreens, BBCode 7a, within the last month. I ran Chkdsk and found I have 4 ...
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Dell DRAC 4 connection problems

I recently got an old Dell poweredge 2850. It came with DRAC 4 already installed and set up with the old network it was on. I tried to set it up for the home network i am using it on, but nothing is ...
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Allowing Remote Connection in IIS on Windows 7

I'm trying to give access to a website in IIS on my Win 7 machine to another person on my network. He's unable to access it. I was wondering if perhaps it was because IIS isn't configured to allow ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop in LAN environment

Is it possible to setup and use Chrome Remote Desktop in a LAN environment? So you don't need to login to google or need a google account to use it? i.e. use Chrome Remote Desktop in a LAN ...
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Wanting to setup a desktop to be accessed via a laptop for its processing power

As per the title, I'm currently building a desktop which far exceeds the capacity of my laptop, but I would like to access said desktop with the laptop. When I say access I'm speaking in terms of ...
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Windows 7, how to configure/allow remote cmd access to specific PC/IP address from the local network?

In Windows 7, how do I configure/allow remote command prompt access to specific PC or IP address from the local network? LE: PsList gave me: "Access is denied." Firewalls are on both PCs, off. RPC ...
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Enable remote desktop or remote administration remotley

I recently reformatted one of my computers and have forgotten to turn on Remote Desktop. Now I am trying to grab some files off that computer, but I have no way of accessing it. I have an ...
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Can you enable Remote Desktop Connection on a new first-turned-on Windows PC via a CD/USB stick WITHOUT a monitor?

I have a specific problem. I'm trying to get a relative to setup a new PC for me. The issue is there is no monitor installed! When it arrives I want a relative to plug it in (just the basics, power ...
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How to access AMT SOL from Windows?

I have a program which gives debug output to a serial port (running in a small OS framework) - but no output shell / window. I need therefore to access the information from another computer. The ...
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How do I connect to my work computer from my home computer and borrow its IP? VPN?

My work computer has access to IP-restricted resources within my company. I need (well, want) access to those from home. How do I go about connecting to my work machine and using it as a pass-through, ...
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Is it reasonable to deploy PCoIP for 1 to 1 configurations? [closed]

I frequently need to connect from my laptop at remote locations back to my primary work PC. I've been using Remote Desktop for this (over VPN of course). It's usable, but I'd like better ...
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How does Chrome Remote Desktop work?

What technology enables https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chrome-remote-desktop/gbchcmhmhahfdphkhkmpfmihenigjmpp to be able to remotely control your entire computer using just the web browser? ...
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Installation from shared drive

I want to install a software from a shared drive in a Virtual Machine from the base machine.Is there any way to disable open file security warning using command prompt
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Tethering using a Nokia N8-00

My trusty old ZTE Android wich I used as an wireless access point for my computers was stolen the day before yesterday... I have a Nokia N8-00 but it seems to be really flaky... I had to d/l an app to ...
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Is it possible to “reverse” a remote computer access session? [closed]

For example: I want to bait a scammer into accessing my throw-away computer, then flip the connection around so that I'm now accessing THEIR computer so I can wreck their scamming operations.
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Can Juniper's Network Connect SSL VPN software access information on a Windows client PC?

Looking for some help with the questions below. 1) Can the Juniper Network Connect VPN client be used to gather information on the client PC? 2) Does the Juniper Network Connect VPN client support ...
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Accessing Router deployed at remote location using VPN

I am new to Networking and need help with some problems. I have Setup a router with OPEN-WRT and/or DDWRT which have VPN clients inside them. I studied many VPN concepts and came to know about site ...
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Ultravnc is not able to connect,no error message is shown

I am using UltraVnc to connect to my cutomers. But in some cases we are unable to connect to customer. In customer side he is able to see the authentication ID. If firewall or antivirus will be ...
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How to temporarily disable rsh between machines for user only

First, please note that I am just a regular user. I cannot do anything as a super user. Our sysadmin has enabled rsh between machines in our local network. That is, I can do this: [user@machineA] ...
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User has Sudo access locally but not remotely

I've got a Ubuntu desktop installed as a vm on Windows 2012 server. I've installed Likewise Active Directory to allow domain users to log into the machine with Windows credentials. In my sudoers file, ...
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Nested remote-desktop-plus connections

I sometimes need to connect to a machine using remote-desktop plus, and from there set up a new remote-desktop connection to yet another machine. Is there a way to automate this using commandline ...
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Desktop Icons missing with remote GotoMyPc session

When using gotomypc to log into my workstation from home, sometimes all of the icons on my desktop continue to vanish – apparently requiring that the computer be shut down and restarted in order to ...
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AWS Server 2008, Restore RDP-Tcp Connection from Remote Desktop Session Host Manager

I accidentally deleted the RDP-Tcp Connection from Remote Desktop Session Host Manager. Is there a way that I can restore connectivity via the registry or the file system? Obviously I am an idiot, ...
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Access a PC remotely without user permission

I'm wondering if there is any way I can access a PC computer without user permission. To be more clear : I have a PC, on which I have Admonistrator permissions, I'm looking for a way to install ...
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Accessing a webserver hosted behind vpn with closed ports remotely?

I currently have the following setup: Win Server 2008 -------> Mint 16 Cinnamon VM tunneled through external VPN (using OpenVPN) ---------------> Webserver inside for local network access Is there ...
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Where is the remote debugging option in Firefox?

According to the documentation, the remote debugging option should be right in Tools -> Web developer -> Connect..., however, I can see no "Connect" option in the "Web developer" menu: Where can it ...
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GNU emacs on ssh and auto-save

I encountered problems of dropped ssh session, which is quite frustrating. I first open up a terminal, and using ssh to login to a remote machine running Ubuntu Linux 13.04. Then in that ssh session, ...
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How can I share my computer screen on a LAN?

I want to share my computer screen over LAN, without an internet connection. How can I do it? There is different software like: LogMeIn Team Viewer etc. But these require an internet connection. ...
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Trying to run an application on linux that can be accessed remotely

I am not the best when it comes to explaining my confusing goals so hopefully I make sense. What I am trying to do is: Trying to run an application on a server that can be accessed remotely but ...
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Remotely enable ssh to multi computers on the same network? [closed]

I'm looking into a method to enable ssh on new computers I get to set up on our network. Nearly all are on ethernet, a few on wifi. Not too worried about the ones on wifi. I figured there isn't. But ...
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Enable remote desktop on fedora 20 kde

I have a remote Fedora-20 kde 4.12.3 system and I can ssh into it no problem. I would however like to use the GUI for various purposes. Is there an option to enable to let me log into the linux ...
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How can I tell who is actively logged on (locally or remotely) a Windows 7 PC?

From my Windows 7 PC, I want to check to see who is “actively” logged on to another Windows 7 PC on my network, not who connected last. How can this be done? Throughout the day several people will ...
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How can I create a remote connection between Mac & Windows computers?

My office has 30 Windows PCs and 5 iMacs, all of which are connected to a LAN and the internet. I have seen TeamViewer being used for accessing other computers remotely, and want to know if it is ...
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How can we determine who, if anyone, is logged into a Windows Server 2008 server?

We are running multiple (currently four) virtual Windows Server 2008 servers. In order to shut down those servers from a central point, we would like to know if all remote sessions to those machines ...
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Disconnect a Terminal Server session… is it even possible?

I am trying to disconnect a remote terminal server session. I wonder if I even have the administrative privileges to do so. Using this description: ...
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Are there alternatives to LogMeIn Free and the free version of GoToMyPC that are free and licensed for corporate use?

I'm looking to remote control a PC that's at our company behind a firewall. LogMeIn Free and the free version of GoToMyPC do the trick but they're not licensed for corporate use. It's important that ...
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remote desktop connection over internet

In our office, a laptop (windows 7 home premium 64 bit) has been set up to use remote desktop connection so to establish a connection over the internet with a specific client of the network, when it's ...
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Get-ChildItem Returns No Files Through Remoting but Works Correctly When Logged In Interactively on Remote System

I have just started working with the remoting features of PowerShell 3.0. My current problem is that I can log in to remote machine "secondmachine" and execute the command gci ...
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Linux Remote Server Workspace is too busy and nonresponsive?

I have access to a remote server linux workspace, which is currently overloaded with jobs from many users and thus is not responding to any ssh request, currently we do not have any IT personnel to ...
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Remote Desktop assistance

Here is my current scenario: I have two PCs at different locations connected to same ISP. Note on both sides same configuration software / hardware ISP has provided me a device which is connected ...
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Accessing modem hard drive

I was just curious, if it is possible? I mean, for some reason I would like to edit couple files. Html or css or even asp. I double checked that they are inside that modem. I tried using filezilla ...