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

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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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Turn on PC power remotely through the Internet?

I use SVN for my work at home and office, but I usually forget to commit the changes before shutdown. Therefore, I wish I could turn on my home/office PC at office/home. I already have TeamViewer ...
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scp No such file or directory

I've a confusing question for which superuser doesn't seem to have a good answer, and neither google. I'm trying to scp a file from a remote server to my local machine. The command is this scp ...
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Installing QuoteRoom and TradeStation on separate PCs

I have a single Windows XP PC running QuoteRoom and TradeStation (note, source is in Russian). QuoteRoom gets forex data from the internet, and TradeStation takes the data from QuoteRoom for ...
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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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Any program to tunnel MS-DOS application through internet?

How to make legacy MS-DOS application accessible remotely through internet retaining it's command line mode - so the remote site feels like accessing that application locally? It's a MS-DOS legacy ...
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Dual logins on same session, windows 7

I have a Windows 7 computer at home. I want to connect remotely to it, but don't want it to logout the current session. What I want is to be able to log in from 2 places but still only 1 session so I ...
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Microsoft Office Professional Plus

Office programs are very slow -- like five minutes -- when I'm away from the University network unless I use the VPN to link to the network. How can I decouple the program from the network?
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Audio stream from secondary computer

What is the simplest/best way to get the audio from my desktop to output on my laptop? I have two computers at work, a laptop and a desktop. While I'm at work I have to use both machines ...
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Remote view to To Hyper-V Guest Virtual Machines

My software can discover all the hyperv vms (a software agent is installed in the hyperv host which returns the information). From my software I can do any operation on the vm. Now I want to take a ...
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Remote computer management

I need to be able to access a bunch of desktops/laptops on a company network for remote management like being able to push updates, fix issues, offer support all on a 24/7 basis. Are there ways to ...
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Connecting to localhost with smartphone: possible?

I am currently developing a mobile PHP project on localhost (or, to be more precise, a locally hosted website reachable at http://azgoth/) on my desktop computer and wish to check out how the design ...
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Robust way to acces my computers behind NAT and firewalls?

I am searching for a robust way to access my computers (on any port when possible) whether they are behind several NAT gateways or not. By robust I mean I want to access the computers whenever they ...
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Why can't I setup my exchange account on my home computer?

My work exchange has very little security, I can add it to any smart phone, access it via the web but I cannot add it to my home outlook 2010. It doesnt make any sense to me that my ...
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Using remote desktop client mac->pc

I am trying to remote log in to a PC using Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac The windows PC is configured in the system preferences to enable remote connection, but each time I attempt to ...
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How to access other pc if I don't have monitor and nothing preinstalled

I just bought a mini PC, and I don't have VGA cable for it. I connected it to the LAN network, and I can see the IP address and MAC address of this PC. I think there is nothing pre-installed to ...
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Lightest Linux Desktop supporting Firefox/graphic browser [closed]

I am on Windows and I have a remote server with Ubuntu 10.10. I want to use Firefox or other graphic browser on that remote server. The problem is, the server's memory is only 512MB, so I can ...
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How can I turn on File and Printer sharing, and the Firewall from the Windows command line

I am using PsExec to access cmd on a Windows 7 computer on my network, and I want to turn on File and Printer Sharing, followed by the Windows firewall without having to get up and walk all the way to ...
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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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How to Find User Name and IP address of users Logged on a Remote System

How can I find user name(of the local machine) of the last logged on user on a remote system. Is there any command or script we can use? I am able to capture IP address of the local machine of the ...
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Google Chrome crashes when using Remote Desktop Protocol

When I connect to my computer using RDP and visit certain websites (for example mapy.cz), Google Chrome immediately crashes the tab. This does not occur when browsing locally. Any idea what could be ...
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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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how can I get Windows Remote Desktop to work on two monitors instead of just one?

At home, I have two monitors on my computer running Vista, which I then use Windows Remote Desktop to access a remote Windows computer. But, the Remote Desktop session only uses just one of my home ...
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How can I connect Ubuntu Server 10.04 VM without router from my local computer?

I installed VirtualBox and installed Ubuntu Server 10.04 on it. I want to connect from my Windows 7 desktop with PuTTY to my server. I don't have a router, just a modem. On the settings in my VM I ...
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Setting up a VPN

I would like to do something like create "virtual LAN" over the internet. The local machine is a computer connected to a LAN, which has about 10-15 peer-to-peer computers connected. Now I want to add ...
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Does Psexec execute Remote Procedure Calls?

I've heard of RPCs and that they get executed via TCP port 135. I just executed ipconfig via psexec.exe on a remote PC and wondered if this is a RPC. As I've seen in Wireshark, the whole process is ...
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Should I use VNC or X protocol to control a Linux application from Windows?

I need to use an RubyMine IDE running on a Linux machine from a Windows desktop. I want to make that remote Linux application window to behave as close as possible to a normal local Windows ...
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Safe remote mysql connection

As you know, keeping the mysql port 3306 opened is unsafe - but I would like to use a good mysql administrative program instead of phpmyadmin, which requires 3306 port to be opened. Of course I can ...
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Access NAS through internet

I am trying to setup an access to my NAS from internet, however it seems that Ive missed some steps. I've made port forwarding on my router (port3669, 80, 21, 9090, 21) to my Nas IP 192.168.0.xx I ...
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Is it possible to make VNC Viewer send keystrokes regardless of whether mouse pointer is within its window?

By default, VNC Viewer (I think it's Tiger VNC; whatever comes by default on Fedora) doesn't send key presses to the remote server if your mouse pointer is not within its window. This is annoying if ...
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Setting up a computer for remote access

I want to setup one of my computers (on Home network / Windows XP) to be available for access from my laptop in the office ( Windows 7 and obviously on another network). Can anyone please help me ...
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Can I run a tool like Nmap from a remote machine to pentest on my local Network?

Can I set up a backtrack system at home to connect to and remotely use tools like nmap on whatever network I'm in locally?
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Log console on remotely

Is there a way to log a console session on remotely. I do not want to access the computer myself, rather allow someone who is sitting there to access it without giving them the username/password. I ...
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Control computer over internet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remote desktop a computer over internet Hello i have moved from my home country Denmark to America. This have left a gab in my family as i am apparently the only ...
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XP: how to know whether someone 'woke up' computer?

I have been trying to connect all day via Teamviewer to a machine in a different town. Now it suddenly works. I think someone there may have walked by and moved the mouse to wake it up. What logs ...
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How can I control iTunes remotely

I have a desktop with a large music library connected to a high quality stereo and I'd like to be able to control which songs are playing, and in an ideal world, make playlists, using a laptop. ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Randomly Stopped Connecting to Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I have allowed remote desktop connections on my home machine: Windows 7 x64 Ultimate. Fixed IPV4 set via LAN (in network adapter settings). Router is set to forward port 3389 to my fixed IP ...
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How to retrieve files to local machine when logged in to SSH?

I know that you can grab files with scp like this: scp user@remote_machine:/path/to/source /path/to/destination However, I'd like to know if there is an easier way to do this, when I'm already ...
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Remotely Install Windows Updates and Software on Home network

Is it possible to remotely install windows updates and software on my home network without having to login into each one with remote desktop? I'm thinking of something like with ubuntu where I could ...
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Mount remote filesystem through 2 SSH tunnels

As a university student, I am allowed to access my schools computers to work from home. However, it get there, i have to SSH to the university's general server, then SSH to the CIS departments server. ...
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Can't access to my VPS

I try to connect to my VPS but I can't, even if i use an another computer. But when I use a different connection (other IP) it works. So I was wondering, why my VPS blacklist my IP ? And where can I ...
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Services to let me use a remote PC (XP/Vista/Win7/Macintosh) (not my own) on a cost per hour basis?

I want to test my software on Windows XP, but seeing as I only have Windows 7, it would be great to use a service to remotely use their PC. Same goes with a Macintosh service for a different reason - ...
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How to troubleshoot Linksys E4200 Remote Management

My Linksys E4200 is configured for Remote Management, but the router is not accepting the connections. Here's the configuration under Administration > Management > Remote Management Access: Remote ...
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Can connect to FTP within local network, but not remotely

Can't figure this one out. I've set up FTP with a filezilla server on my windows 7 machine at home. If I'm within the local network and connect with the LAN 192.168.x.x IP address, it succeeds, but ...
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Remote control of Ubuntu machine

We need to put few touch screens running Ubuntu in front of few restaurants. The idea is that they are connected by wi-fi to internet so we can make the necessary changes from our office and not going ...
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Which web-based remote admin tools offer Event Viewer notifications?

What options are available for web-based remote Windows PC administration (file transfer, remote desktop, etc.) that can also offer email notifications and reporting from the Windows Event Viewer? ...
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Starting a job remotely

I have a job which is scheduled to take around 1-2 days .Only option I have is to ssh into the machine (where it is going to run) using my home computer and start the job .Now my problem is that I ...
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Remote FTP functions - Is it possible to copy a folder over another remotely without SFTP/SSH access?

When developing wordpress, I often have a staging folder and a live folder on the remote server. When ready to go live, I often find myself needing to copy the wp-content folder over to the live ...
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How know who access me through Desktop Connection in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How reboot computers in a LAN knowing the external IP only? I install team viewer to help remotely the company where I work, but accidentally, I close the team viewer ...
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Remote control software that doesn't require the end user's input

When I worked at a large corporation a long time ago, their IT staff had a remote control solution that did not require the end user to enter a password, give a password, or anything else of that ...