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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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How to enable Remote Assistance and add an exception for it in Windows Firewall from the command line?

I need to enable Remote Assistance from the command line. The equivalent of checking this box and hitting Apply. This is for automation and I tried editing the registry entry ...
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How to ask for help using Skype

I'm using Skype (latest version 2014). There's some problem with my computer so I want to ask for help. How to give full access (view screen, control inputs) to my friend on Skype?
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is there a functional RDP server for Linux? e.g. does FreeRDP actually work as server?

from wikipedia it is not clear whether there are any legit RDP servers for Linux. Most of what it talks about seems to be alternative / non Microsoft clients intended to communicate with built-in ...
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Remotely Administer Desktops [closed]

Example of accessing a single computer would be to do some helpdesk work Example of accessing many or all of them at the same time would be to install an update or change a setting on all of them ...
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Concurrent Remote Desktop Assistance [duplicate]

I maintain a network of apx. 60-80 computers. Normally I can remote desktop into these machines via a windows domain. I'm for the most part self-taught however and I was wondering what is the ...
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VNC unattended Server (No user Interaction)

I worked on a proof on concept a while ago.... whereby I managed to get VNC going in full "unattended" mode... I.e. The VNC Server dials into the viewer... which is running in Listening mode. The ...
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Remote control and screen sharing for Ubuntu

I have two computers running Ubuntu, one belongs to me and the other to my father. He often requires assistance with the system which involves using remote control. Both of the computers are connected ...
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Windows Remote Assistance in LAN environment

Is it possible to configure Windows Remote Assistance so admin don't need an invitation request to remotely control a users screen (screen share style) to help them with helpdesk I.T. issues? Both ...
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Remote assistance cannot connect to windows XP from a Windows XP pc

I am trying to use Remote assistance feature which is provided in all version of windows OS.We are using invitation file to connect to another pc.In our case server PC is windows XP and it can be ...
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Need a light-weight remote desktop utility that doesn't eject the user (other than teamviewer) [closed]

I need a desktop assistance application similar to windows' but that allows both users to interact with the PC. I prefer it to be light-weight and free. Also I don't like Team Viewer.
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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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VNC Server in Client Web Browser?

I see a lot of solutions such as noVNC, Flashlight VNC, etc, that implement a VNC client in the web browser, but are there any solutions that implement a VNC server in the browser, client-side, ...
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RDP not allowing me to remote to any user?

I have a computer several actually that will allow me to RDP remote log into that PC but only under the admin account and not the other? For example the PC has two admins one might be Admin with the ...
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Possible to continue runas /u:domain\admin cmd with followup commands in the new CMD window?

Possible to continue runas /u:domain\admin cmd with followup commands in the new CMD window? I tried this: (didn't work) Runas different user to launch CMD and run command What I want is to run msra ...
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Teredo won't enable on domain-joined Windows 7 system

I'm trying to enable Teredo on a Win7 SP1 x64 system, in order to provide Remote Assistance for a system outside the local network. The local system is joined to a 2008-level domain which I have full ...
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Windows Remote Assistance

Problem: Prior to running USMT on win7 I am able to connect to the Win7 desktop using Windows Remote Assistance. However, After I run USMT I am unable to connect and received the following error: ...
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Windows 7 Unsolicited Remote Assistance from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 7 Home Premium

I was working today to get unsolicited remote assistance working from my laptop to one of my kids laptops (both Windows 7 pro). Here are the steps I took: On remote computer (the one you want to ...
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Remote desktop assistance connection dropping after 10 minutes

For a while I've been using remote assistance to help sort out my parents Vista system remotely from my Windows 7 system. Historically its been reliable but the last couple of times I've used it I've ...
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Windows Live Messenger disconnects when accepting Remote Assistance request

When I accept a Remote Assistance request in Windows Live Messenger, I immediately get the following message: Reconnect to Messenger Your connection with Messenger has been lost. ...
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Most reliable remote desktop / VNC for Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best Remote Desktop Application? I would like to leave a solution on a friends Windows (XP/7) so I can easily help her remotely from my home (With a ...
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remote assistance - it needs to be very selective

Windows XP - SP3 laptop Windows 7 Home Desktop I need the Windows 7 desktop to help out windows xp whenever it's needed without doing anything much on xp computer (because the person who uses xp ...
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Windows Remote Assistance over Internet (through NAT)

I want to remote control another computer (behind a router) over the Internet with Windows Remote Assistance, like it is possible with VNC (which is too slow for my use). The problem I have right now ...
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Remote Assistance to Windows 7 Starter Permission Denied

Remote Assistance is enabled on a PC to-bo-controlled-remotely which is running Windows 7 Starter. I also allowed permanent access for it on the firewall. On the controlling Windows XP Professional ...
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Remote Desktop Software - TeamViewer comparison? [closed]

Preliminary Note: After reading what I wrote below, I would like to stress that this ain't a TeamViewer ad. It's just that all other tools that I checkked online seem to miss one feature or the other. ...
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What desktop collaboration software can share a single application?

What collaboration software products supports sharing of a single application only? Ideally outputting a standard VNC Client compatible data stream. Thank you
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Need suggestion for a remote control software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best Remote Desktop Application? Now and then im asked by family members and friends to fix their computer and often i can't be on location. Ive been ...
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What router settings are required for Windows 7 Remote Assistance?

I want to connect to someone's PC using Remote Assistance in Microsoft Messenger. Both PCs run Windows 7. The remote user is the one initiating the request. We're both behind firewalls/routers ...
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TightVNC grey screen?

I'm trying to help my mom remotely with some PC problems. She's not too computer savvy, so to keep the firewall stuff on my side of things, I tried to use a reverse VNC connection: On my machine, I ...
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How do I make the Windows Remote Assistance window full screen accross two monitors?

When a coworker sends me a remote assistance request and I connect to their machine it shows me both of their monitors at the same time in a single window. I can make this single window full screen by ...
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How do I make the Windows Remote Assistance window full screen?

When someone sends me a remote assistance request and I connect to their machine it doesn't appear that there is a way to make the window full screen. Does anyone have way to accomplish this?
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VNC single click and UAC on Windows 7

I work for an IT consulting company and we have been using UltraVNC Single Click to remote in to our users' desktops. It has been working really well and our techs have been very satisfied with this ...
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Opening router for Remote Assistance

If I open up a router (using port-forwarding for port 3389) for Remote Assistance and point that traffic to one of the IP addresses on my LAN , how is it possible that I am able to use Remote ...
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Can you print from a MS Remote Assistance session to your local printer?

Can you print from a MS Remote Assistance session to your local printer?
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I can't do a Remote Assistance session to a Windows XP box from Windows 7

My Mom's computer is running Windows XP, and my desktop running Windows 7. She's having some technical issue, so I want to do a Remote Assistance session to her machine. However, no matter what I've ...
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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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How to diagnose remote assistance problem

I have a long standing issue with remote assistance between a home and work PC. My wife and I both use MSN messenger and I used to be able to control her PC at home via MSN Remote Assistance. Some ...