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

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Remotely turning on or rebooting a frozen computer

I use a remote desktop program (usually Microsoft's Remote Desktop) to connect to a Windows machine everyday. The remote computer has a fixed IP address, and if the computer is on and responsive, I ...
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Remote management of parents' computers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free remote desktop app good for working with someone computer illiterate? I am looking for something that I can install on my parents' and grandparents' laptops to help me ...
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SSH to computer with shared public IP and no admin rights over the router

I live in a student dorm (off-campus) and all students of the dorm share the same WAN IP (Internet or public IP), which is fortunately static. I am not an admin and have no control over the router ...
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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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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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How do I access my PC from the internet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I configure my ADSL modem and Home PC to be able to access from external? Other related questions: How can a computer with dynamic IP work as a webserver? ...
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What happens to running processes when I lose a remote connection to a *nix box?

I occasionally lose my remote SSH connection to my VPS. I use screen for long-running processes, but am wondering what happens to the processes I had running aside from those run within a screen ...
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How to get a list of users who has logged on to a remote computer?

I'm using a remote computer with admin rights. But looks like that someone has logged on this remote computer while I'm not logged and disturbed my running work. Question: How to know who has logged ...
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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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SSH doesn't work on Ubuntu

I am trying to connect to my webserver via ssh but I can't. When I insert the password nothing happens. This is what I see: # ssh username@username.example.com username@username.example.com's ...
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Multiple simultaneous users on MacBook Pro [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Is there a multi-user Remote Desktop app for Mac OSX? Can a Mac Machine be used by Multiuser at same time? On a Macbook Pro running Snow Leopard, while one user is using ...
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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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How do you run a SSH server on Mac OS X?

How do you run a ssh server on Mac OS X?
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How can I enable multiple users login at a time in remote system?

Recently we bought dedicated server with Windows Server 2012 Standard.It's allowing 2 people at a time.So I want to allow more people at a time. How can I do this?
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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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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 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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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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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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1answer
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Remote SSH access doesn't work when OpenVPN client is enabled on DD-WRT

I have a DD-WRT router which I would like access remotely via SSH. The DD-WRT is behind an ADSL router which has port forwarding for port 22 enabled, DD-WRT SSH access and service are set to port 22, ...
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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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1answer
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Setting up Remote access home LAN behind multiple routers?

I split/share an internet connection with family members that live next door to my house. I don't have/need/want cable, so they have the modem. I have admin/config access to all components involved. ...
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How to force-restart a PC with vPro technology?

I would like to know how to force-restart a PC that has crashed/hung and become completely non-responsive, using 2nd-generation vPro technology. Assume there is a second, fully responsive PC on the ...
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Can RDP mirror/shadow the local console session? (re: Win7, RDP, and HTPCs)

I'm a huge fan of the built-in Remote Desktop in Windows but it seems to have a huge limitation for me in regards to a HTPC. Sometimes I need to login to my HTPC and be able to change the display ...
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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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Why won't my VPN connect?

If I try to log on to my company's VPN, Vista simply says that it failed. If I deliberately use the wrong password, then it prompts me for a new one, meaning that it is at least reaching the VPN ...
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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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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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1answer
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Embedded VNC session

What I need is to allow a remote user access to a host machine (Ubuntu) via VNC. The catch is that the user should only be allowed to use a specific software and nothing else. My solution for now is ...
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Logmein alternative that is fast to log in, secure & cheap?

Does anybody know of a free or very inexpensive remote access solution that is as secure as logmein, but that enables me to log in very quickly, by just clicking a single icon, without having to go ...
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Finding IP address of a PC when it changes by making some setting

I have a shared PC at a remote place on the LAN. I usually work on it using remote desktop connection. Sometimes the IP address of the PC gets changed when someone accidentally or intentionally ...
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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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Can I remotely access a backtrack computer

I have a pc with the latest backtrack version. I would like to place it inside my protected network to perform some pentests and other network diagnostics. However, I would like to be able to access ...