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

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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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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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Windows 7 with low color depth?

I work from home, remote controlling a desktop running Windows 7 (primary applications are Office 2010, Visual Studio 2012, and so forth). Since I am working by remote control, for performance ...
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How to run a program remotely and show it locally? [duplicate]

I have Windows 7 Ultimate on two PCs. I would like to open a program (like Firefox) on one PC, but have its window displayed on the other. Is this possible with Windows? Any programs I need to ...
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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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Using VNC to Control PC behind NAT

I need to use VNC to control a computer behind a NAT. I have no access to the remote router, but I can have the person sitting in front of the computer follow very simple instructions. I'm also ...
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Accessing journal articles from home as if from university

A long time ago as an undergrad I heard a rumour that there was a way of accessing journal articles from home as if you were on the university network. I am now a Ph.D. student and know a bit more ...
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Use macbook as remote touchpad / keyboard

I own a macbook, and am planning on purchasing a pc desktop which comes with no keyboard or mouse. I'll be hooking this pc up to my living room television. What I would love to be able to do is to ...
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Remotely running batches on a Windows PC

I want to remotely control my home desktop PC (running Windows 7 Professional), mainly to perform the following tasks: Downloading email attachments, and sending emails with attachments Running ...
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How to access a remote machine which is in a LAN

I have a machine located at my office. It is in a LAN, and has a private IP address, something like 192.168.X.X, but it can connect to the Internet. I also have another machine at my home. It share ...
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How to secure the SSH access in ubuntu server.

I just installed Ubuntu Server on one of my computers. I use a Netgear router and it helped me to create a DynDNS account. I have a host name for my dynamic IP address and I have forwarded the ports ...
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Connecting to different ports via scp and ssh - why a different flag?

I routinely run sshd on a non-standard port (ie, not 22). When ssh-ing to my machine I use the -p flag. However, when using scp, the flag is -P (lowercase vs uppercase). Since they come out of the ...
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Remote keyboard and mouse - Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Remote control Linux keyboard/mouse Remote control a computer using another computer I have my TV connected to a computer which I can start remotely via ethernet from ...
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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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Control an empty desktop computer from my laptop

Can I somehow control a completely empty desktop computer from my laptop? The new desktop computer should eventually become a server. I would like to set up the desktop from my laptop. Is it ...
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How to configure Remote desktop on window server 2008 R2?

I’m trying to connect over internet to my home workstation which has Windows Server 2008 R2 (Web Edition) installed from my PC at work (Windows 7 installed on it) via Remote Desktop. I configure the ...
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Is it possible to use some form of code for example in PUTTY to execute a task which is done Remote desktop connection?

Basically, Every morning at 6:00AM I have to do login to remote desktop, open a program, and click on a few things to make reservations before anyone else does. I want to know if there is any other ...
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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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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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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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Remote Access without Teamviewer or Hamachi - Part 1 of 2

I want to securely access my Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux from far, far away. (The entire system is running on a 2GB microSD card by the way.) I'm not afraid of the bash shell and I'm not afraid to ...
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Enable Remote Access Linux

It might sound very basic question but I am beginner on Linux... I have created a few users on my Linux distribution. I would like to enable Remote Connection through SSH for some of these users not ...
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Wake machine from hibernation remotely

Is there a way to wake a hibernating windows 7 machine remotely either via software or some other solution? I use LogMeIn but have to also hibernate my machine every weekend but want to be able to ...
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Windows Server 2012 Standard: Remote Access

Next week I'll be updating an old Windows Home Server machine at home to Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition, and I had a couple questions regarding the features/recommended usage: Is the Web ...
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How can I access a Web server in a VM from an iPad?

I have a virtual machine (running Windows Server 2012, if it's relevant), on VMware Workstation. It is running an Apache Tomcat web server, and I'm wanting to access that webserver from an iPad. Is ...
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MS-DOS applications via telnet

Is it possible to run MS-DOS applications via telnet on a Windows 7 system? Some applications we still use here were never ported to newer systems. Now the company wants to move the workstations ...
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Important Laptop Specs for Remote Computing [closed]

I'm looking to buy a laptop that will primarily be used for remote computing on my office/home machines (probably using Windows Remote Desktop unless there's a better solution). I'm wondering what ...
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Aero does not reinitialize after remote access

First time this happened to me it was on my personal x64 PC at home. Now it's my work laptop: When I remote access into my PC, it disables Windows Aero. That's fine, I have no issue there. However, ...
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Which remote file managers for Windows don't require port forwarding?

You should be able to connect to the host computer easily and access all the harddisk, usb-sticks and network drives remotely, without needing to use port forwarding on the router (so no FTP). I do ...
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Remote Desktop software: Why is Teamviewer so much faster than the open source competitors?

TeamViewer is faster compared to FLOSS alternatives concerning 2 aspects: The whole configuration process before the actual session: Determine IP, traverse through NAT & firewall, etc whereas in ...
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Remote working: Should I join Home PC to company domain?

I work from home and my PC is one the company bought for me. I connect to the company network with VPN (Shrewsoft VPN Connect if that matters). A fellow coworker (one who also works from home) ...
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Standalone independent pc units - what can I use to interface, setup and control that is portable (e.g., laptop)

Requirement: I will install standalone pc units running Windows XP Pro in venues to basically auto play music playlists through scheduling. To restrict access, the unit will not have a monitor, ...
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SSH into my Linux desktop computer from Chrome OS

I have a CR 48 and would like to be able to access files on my Linux computer remotely. What's the best way to go about doing this? I've been reading all day and I think I'm more confused then when I ...
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Remote access to web cam?

I have a mac & a PC at home, and wondering what it will take to enable remote access to them. I have router, have set up dyndns in the past, and assume that I'll need to configure it to do port ...
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Remote Desktop Solution for Mac OS X 10.5 or 10.6 that disables the screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I leave the remote screen locked when I ARD/VNC/etc. to my Mac? I just set up an iMac at work running 10.5 and want to get to my desktop remotely. I see that I ...
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Remotely Administer Workgroup Computers

At work, I can remotely administer other computers by first adding my domain account as a local admistrator on another computer. After that, I can use remote registry, computer management, and file ...
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How can I use my desktop PC as part of my laptop?

I am running Ubuntu 9.04 on my machines at home. But my laptop is getting older and some tools run very slowly on it (esp Ruby on Rails, javac/java Tomcat6). However these tools perform very well on ...
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Can I use RDP while still having the computer logged in?

Whenver I use remote desktop connection on my other computer, it logs that computer out so that I can control it. Is it possible to use remote desktop connection while still having the computer that ...
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Remote Support (Remote Desktop) Possible From Overseas?

bit of an unusual question here - I am a desktop support professional located in the US, whose clients are all in the US or Canada. Essentially my job entails taking remote control of PCs and ...
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prevent running command on remote computer from terminating when disconnect

Suppose I ssh to a remote machine and run this ping www.google.com, when I disconnect, this will stop. Is there anyway for me to login, run a command, then logoff/disconnect but still keep the ...
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TeamViewer ID: how is the ID used to identify the computer across the Internet?

This video mentions that the TeamViewer IDs used to identify PCs for remote assistance or control to a computer are unique identifiers based on the hardware configuration found on each computer. How ...
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ping timing out from remote server to home box

I'm trying to connect from a remote ec2 instance to my home box over ssh and it's hanging (no error, just hanging), and I'm not sure why. I am successfully connecting over ssh from my home box to the ...
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Sysinternals pslist: client does not have required rights

I'm on an "ancient" machine running Windows 2000 right now. I'm trying to get the list of running processes on remote computer running Windows 7 x64 using Sysinternals pslist: pslist \\192.168.199.2 ...
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Where TeamViewer keeps the ID?

I'm using TeamViewer 9. I need to find where it holds ID and get it. I tried to find it in the regedit but i didn't find it. What can you advise me? I need to find id and send it to my gate.php or i ...
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Apple Macbook Pro - Remote desktop to Windows 7 with drag & drop feature

I have a Macbook Pro and I have downloaded a remote desktop program to connect to a Windows 7 computer remotely which is this one:- ...
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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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Access SQL Server from remote location

I have remote access enabled in SQL Server at my work network, which is on my "server". In the office, I have my desktop machine which I can use SQL Server Management Studio to access - no problems. I ...
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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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A way of accessing a remote linux server via SSH anonymously and running a graphic web browser?

I need a way of connecting to a remote server anonymously and running (with further possibility of visual manipulation) a graphical Web Browser (not text-based) - Tor has been chosen for this and ...
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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 ...