Gaining control to a computer or equipment while not necessarily being physically located near it. More specific tags include [remote-desktop] and [vnc]. Not the same as [remote-access].

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Options for gaming remotely on a LAN?

I have a Windows 7 desktop for gaming, a big bulky tower with a nice graphics card. I'd like to sit out on my porch rather than inside while the weather is nice and play games. I have a high end ...
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how to prevent ir receiver from waking computer

I have an HP dv4 notebook, which has an ir receiver on the front. I want to configure it so that no matter what, IR signals will not trigger vista media center to start. It currently starts whether ...
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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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automate your computer via sms

I was wondering if it was possible to automate my pc by sending sms text messages to it. This is the plan: connect usb gsm modem to the pc Send the text "start explorer" to the usb modem using my ...
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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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Is there a simple audio player that can be remote controlled with UDP or TCP commands? [closed]

Is there a simple audio player that can be remote controlled with UDP or TCP commands? The control needed is very simple: Stop Play Pause Volume up Volume down Next Track Previous Track
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Centralized computer with control possibilities from several locations within same network

In my new home I would like to make a different set up for my computer. I want to place my computer in a certain location in my house, like a closet or something. And then be able to access that ...
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Translate SSH terminal input to X.org's?

I just had an idea that it would be nice to ssh on to my PC using my mobile phone and remote-control the keyboard by writing to the terminal, using arrow keys etc. A sample use case would be scrolling ...
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Remote desktop type software that the client need not install anything [closed]

I am primarily a Macintosh user, and can usually walk a client though any troubles they may have because I have a Macintosh in front of me. If they are on a different OS, things are close enough, or I ...
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Set an IPMI IP in Windows 2012 Server

I have got an IPMI adapter card on a Windows 2012 server machine (Supermicro). What I want to do is to set an IP (Management network) to be able to access the server via IPMI. On a GRML live it is: ...
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Is there any method of blocking remote control software?

Recently someone using a computer of mine started a remote session with GoToMeeting and allowed someone to control the PC. UAC didn't block the session (they're a regular user). It appears that many ...
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Trying to run an application on linux that can be accessed remotely

I am not the best when it comes to explaining my confusing goals so hopefully I make sense. What I am trying to do is: Trying to run an application on a server that can be accessed remotely but ...
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Are there alternatives to LogMeIn Free and the free version of GoToMyPC that are free and licensed for corporate use?

I'm looking to remote control a PC that's at our company behind a firewall. LogMeIn Free and the free version of GoToMyPC do the trick but they're not licensed for corporate use. It's important that ...
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Font changes when doing screen sharing

Windows 7 Pro, 64 bit, 1920X1080 screen and I have noticed that when I do a screen sharing session Webex, eLuminate, or Bomgar, my font changes to something 'thinner'. RDP does not seem to cause this. ...
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Can i remotely power on IBM server with Remote Supervisor Adapter II

I have seen that on server IBM x3850 there is Remote Supervisor Adapter II I just want to know that can i turn on and off the server remotely with card or not
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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 prevent question mark cursor issue cause be Insert key when doing VNC to a mac?

I found out that when I press the Insert key on the client I will block the OS X VNC server by putting it in a "help mode" where you get the question mark mouse cursor. The mouse works but I cannot ...
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Keys interpreted by host computer (TeamViewer on Ubuntu)

What I want to do: I am trying to remotely control another Windows 8 x64 computer using the latest version of TeamViewer on Ubuntu 13.10 x64. I installed the latest 32-bit version DEB of TeamViewer ...
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Remote control a computer using another computer

I've got a main desktop computer at home, I'd like watch movies using it but able to control it afar. For example, I would like to lay on my bed and control the desktop using my own laptop via ...
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Bulk OS installation in a computer lab

I need some advice on which software should I use to perform bulk and remote operating system installation (ie, copying OS images) in a computer lab. I have 3 labs with 30 identical workstations ...
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Software for remote controlling a computer with Kubuntu

I have a father who is totally lost with computers. From time to time, he calls me and says there's something wrong with the computer, but he cannot quite explain what the problem is. I'm now ...
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Monitor Web-Surfing (Browsing History) Remotely and Silently [closed]

I want to know what websites are visited on one of my family's computers. The user of that laptop can browse the Internet incognito (now cache, no history like in Google Chrome' incognito mode). I ...
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Sending screen to another monitor

In the movies they are able to put other peoples screen or content up on the big screen. Is there a way to do such activities in real world scenarios with an application? I would like to be able to ...
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How can TeamViewer work without modifying firewall/router settings?

All remote desktop software that I know about needs to modify firewall settings and open ports. How can Teamviewer work without modifying them? Does some alternative software exist that can also do ...
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Remote desktop - “taking over” a big screen TV w. Raspberry Pi

here at my workplace we have a 60" tv that's used for monitoring stuff. A laptop PC is connected to it at all times. I have experimented with replacing this laptop with a Raspberry PI unit. But it's ...
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WINEXE + run CLI command on WIN from linux machine

I use the winexe tool in order to run cli command on my WIN xp from Linux machine as the following example ( from my Linux ) 10.18.15.132 - IP of the WIN XP machine ./winexe -U ...
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Accessing a LAN resource on WAN?

I realize it is not easy to do, i tried googling a lot but all i end up with is accessing computers. I want to access a different resource, and i don't know how. The resource lies on a fixed L.A.N IP ...
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Using Smart TV bluetooth remote control to control a PC

Is there any way to use a Smart TV Bluetooth remote control to control a PC? Actually I have paired the remote with the PC and I see a device named "smart remotes" in device manager. But it does not ...
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Accessing mac mini server from win 7

I have a mac mini server with MacOSX 10.9. I want to connect to the server with my win 7 laptop in a different user. Then there will be two users working on different accounts seperately. Is that ...
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How to hide the notifications of the Teamviewer (silent use)

Is it possible to hide a quick panel of the TeamViewer in the right corner and other notifications and pop-ups to enable a "silent" remote session?
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Which program allows remote management of Android devices?

I have 50 Android tablets. I want to be able to control from a central place the following things on the devices: General settings like date-time, unlock method, display sleep time etc; Chrome ...
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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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How to setup Microsoft Remote Desktop?

I'm trying to establish a connection between this app and my Win 8.1 Pro PC, but every guide I've found so far skip steps such as what to put under PC name or under Gateway. Also, should the User name ...
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remote desktop: the app on the remote machine is confusing the controller's hostname with its own hostname

I have 2 machines A, B, both run Windows OS. A is my work machine, B is a server on which I have already installed SQLServer. Now I want to install another software on B which runs on top of the ...
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How to control iOS Safari from OS X

While developing web apps I need to test results on multiple devices, and often need to change URLs to switch between prototypes, tests, and my main application. Entering new addresses in a desktop ...
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Send Ctrl+Alt+Del+Del through radmin

I have radmin installed on my server, but I need to login as hidden user. In windows XP there is a login screen shortcut - Ctrl+Alt+Del+Del. This shortcuts brings on a standart login window where both ...
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Program that allows me to manage several computers remotely? (Similar to Soluto)? [closed]

I hope this question is acceptable to ask here on superuser. My eyes have just been open to the website application "Soluto", in which you can monitor and manage several (1 to 200) devices (Windows, ...
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How to use my computer to control a lamp?

I've been researching computer automation systems, but everything I've found has been overkill for what I'm interested in. Can anyone help me control a lamp that is on my desk, plugged in the wall ...
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Remote shut down in Windows 7 [closed]

I'll admit, I do have a nefarious purpose here, but hear me out... My uncle's been playing his music very loud all morning, and while I agree he has a right to it, the situation is that the rest of ...
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Remote sharing of a terminal

At work, I fire-up a terminal and start executing some huge process(which may take couple of hours to complete) and leave office. When I reach home, I want to check what is happening to the ...
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Lock the Windows XP machine over the network

I'm a victim of funny prank: From time to time colleague uses "Lock computer" remotely over the network. How can I protect against it? How is he doing it? What information he must have? I guess he ...
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Is there any freeware for remote access via web browser?

I have a PC at home which I want to access from a web browser at school. I looked for many software solutions but they had at least one of the following problems: Not free Need to install client ...
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Allow multiple remote connection on microsoft remote assistance

We are accessing one XP home pc via microsoft remote assistance. But it allows only single connection at a time. We need 3 more connections at a time over LAN. Is there any way to have multiple ...
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remote wipe windows computer

Is there a way to wipe the hard drives of a windows machine remotely? like the remote wipe function that's built into iOS. I can still use remote desktop to access (with admin rights) the machine, so ...
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Remote access to a Java enabled mobile phone from PC

Is there any program that enable remote access to a Java phone from the PC? I have to configure several devices (Bluetooth access / device name, permissions, certificates, "desktop" shortcuts, ...
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Office jukebox systems [closed]

We're looking for a good office jukebox solution where staff can select songs via a web interface to be played over the central set of speakers. Must haves: Web Interface RSS / easy to scrap ...
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Is it possible to control a remote terminal window?

I run a few things in a terminal window at work (osx and linux servers) and would often like to check on them from home. I can ssh to my work computer, but I'm wondering if it's possible to control ...
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Remotely controlling a PC

Okay after a lot of hairpulling and googling around I've not been able to make this work as I want. Operating system involved is Windows 7 Ultimate on both the laptop and desktop. I'll be travelling ...
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Remote desktop solution where the desktop sharing party contacts the computer it wants to share with

I'm in a situation where I act as a sort of techinical support to my family and less techinically experienced friends. I'm looking for a remote desktop solution where it's possible to setup a ...
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Establish Wifi on startup

I have a Windows7 enterprise computer with a wifi dongle on it. I would like to establish a wifi on startup (before login) that is visible for other computers and awaiting (wpa2 secured) connections. ...