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

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Multiple VNC servers behind a NAT

I need to remotely access 100+ work computers (Windows XP, Vista and 8). The PCs are all on the same local network, their dynamic IPs set by DHCP. They're behind a NAT and the public IP address is ...
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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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Mikogo: Can't communicate with server

I am using the software 'Mikogo' which provides screen-sharing, I am trying to screen-share with a client so I can set up his email in outlook, he keeps saying that whenever he types in the session_ID ...
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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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Mac OS X Disk Utility doent get my external drives ready for removal

Mac OS X Disk Utility doent get my external drives ready for removal. In windows, clicking safely remove hardware from the taskbar stops the spinning of my external drive, but in my Mac OS X Yosemite,...
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Macbook Pro - remote accessing inquiry

I just bought a used second-hand Macbook Pro, it is already functioning with OS and stuffs and a lot of apps. Im already using it, I didn't have it reformatted or whatsoever, so the previous owners ...
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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:- http://helpdeskgeek.com/networking/connect-to-windows-pc-apple-...
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Can Windows 2008 “call home”?

I'd like to set up Windows 2008 r2 images that I can then access remotely. Ideally, they'd "call home" once booted, and somehow provide a way for me to remotely administer them. They would likely ...
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Is there a way to temporarily reserve a Windows 7 PC for a specific user?

In our lab we have a couple of our more powerful machines, setup for remote access only. User who are members of the lab domain can log on to any of the lab machines, including the ones I just ...
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Enable SSH into Mac Desktop from Mac Laptop ONLY for one user

I'm trying to enable SSH on my desktop in System Preferences/Sharing without "Allow access for All users." I just want to allow access for my admin account on my laptop. They're on the same network. ...
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Migrating computers from LogMeIn to Teamviewer

I work for a small IT company that currently manages around 500 computers for customers all over North America. Recently we were notified by LogMeIn that they expected us to pay $49.00 a computer ...
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How to use Windows's RemoteDesktopConnection even after restarting the system?

I want to connect a PC to laptop (with Ethernet LAN) and and use Remote Desktop Connection to control it . My PC is going to NOT have mouse , keyboard and monitor in a week . When I use Remote Desktop ...
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Windows Remote Access Clarification

I have a clarification regarding remote desktop in Windows. If my local PC has access to a remote PC which is connected to a Full HD Screen then will my local PC which supports only (1366 X 768) ...
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Remote access to matlab from windows computer to mac

first of all I must say: please be patient with me(!) I work with matlab in my university. Lately I have being working with very heavy codes and my computer is not powerful enough. A professor, and ...
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Remote desktop solution which works with port 80

The corporate firewall where I work won't allow any programs to access any ports other than 80. This is a real bummer because when I try to remote in to external machines, using either LogMeIn.com or ...
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Is there a command for ubuntu,mint-like systems to open n-terminals, automatically name these, connect and cd on a remote server?

Every morning I have to open a lot of remote sessions at work on a linux distribution, label the session-Windows, type ssh user@server and cd to a directory on that server. I want to save time and do ...
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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 Files\...
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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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Remote access over internet via third party application [closed]

I have a wireless IP camera (D-link DCS-932L) at home that I connect wirelessly to my WiFi router by storing my Wifi SSID and password into it. I can access the camera through my phone via a ...
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Disconnect a remote session from a remote session

I have a remote server running at my university (Windows 8 Enterprise). I'm going to have 10 different people/testers run some tests on that server, they will not run the tests simultaneously but ...
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Company offers remote maintenance: Can it leave holes open?

My father has a tricky problem with RealPlayer (the login silently fails without either error or success message). In response to his question, the maker (RealNetworks) offers remote maintenance. He ...
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If my firewall is switched off,what else could be blocking access to mysql?

I want to have remote access to my mysql server but when i telnet my server from my computer i get this C:\Users\USER>telnet 197.000.0.00 3306 Connecting To 197.000.0.00...Could not open ...
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How to check if someone on the same network accessed/tried to access my shared resources

Simply I have shared some folders on my system in Windows 8. I just want to know who on the same network accessed or at least tried to access them. thank you.
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Can see, but can't remote control Win 7 Client with iTALC (XP works)

I've set up iTALC (latest version 2.0.1) on several PCs for testing and encounter the same problem for all client PCs. They currently have both XP (SP3) and Win 7 (32Bit) partitions, for XP everything ...
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How to set up limited access remote control to a specific program?

I have a certain program running on a Windows 7 PC and I want a group of people to be able to access it and use the program remotely. However, these remote users shouldn't have any other permissions (...
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Taking remote control of a PC [closed]

I'm a computer technician, I repair computer for my customers, and many of them don't pay in time. So instead of holding their computers with me until they pay what they have to. I want to give them ...
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How to create a VPN Connection to Office Server

I have been having this problem for the past 3 weeks and its really killing me. I am trying to create a VPN connection to my Win2k8R2 Server which is a Virtual Server. The server has a IP Address 192....
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Completely Disable Remote Access?

I recently had to install something to allow a tech agent free reign on my Win 8 Pro Home PC. The tech agent was courteous and professional and I have reasonable faith in her/him; however, I must be ...
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Remotely managing Scheduled Tasks on another computer: Access Denied

I need to remotely create new scheduled tasks from a Windows 7 computer in my company (which according to this Microsoft TechNet article I should be able to do. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...
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Access Windows shares on remote computer

Is a VPN connection required to view a computer's shares? In other words, using my computer's WAN IP, Can I access its shares? And what port does this system use (so I know what to forward through ...
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How to connect to a remote computer from Windows cmd.exe

I am trying to connect to a remote computer from Windows cmd.exe. At first I was trying to cd to it, but then I discovered pushd. Now I am trying pushd to it with a UNC path, and the hostname is ...
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Share desktop in Windows Netmeeting

We are using "netmeeting" in XP home pc. But every time(Once in a day) we have to accept the call, share the desktop& set as automatically accept the calls(By going to that pc). Any alternate ...
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How can I use Android “remotes” when outside of my home network when using a VPN?

I recently downloaded Transdroid (Transdrone) and started using it. It is an app that allows me to operate Transmission on my desktop from my phone. I was able to get it to connect properly while ...
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Shutdown Access is Denied (5)

This is a bit different, so not a duplicate of the other question. I heard that you need access to the computer that you want to shut down remotely but doing net use \\remcomp\IPC$ password /USER:...
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How to share my puTTY SSH tunnel with another computer on LAN

I have SSH running on my home tomato router and connect to it successfully. I'm at a client and want one of my co-workers to be able to access a resource I have there and I tried having him connect ...
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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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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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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 say.....
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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 "...