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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Remote Control Home PC from Corporate Work PC

Here is my situation: I am currently on a Windows XP workstation at work. I have an android tablet that I use to splashtop into my home PC. I would like to be able to use my work keyboard and mouse ...
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One server with multiple desktops “heads” with VNC

I am managing a system of kiosks. Each kiosk currently is running a web browser with the application for the kiosk running in the browser. Each kiosk needs to be able to display separate content. ...
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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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Can an infrared port be added to a laptop?

Recently I bought a used TV tuner which came with an MCE remote, but unfortunately not the receiver. I know that there are some receivers available on eBay (for a pretty penny), but I thought it would ...
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How to control 2 similar monitors from Samsung with Logitech Harmony?

My Problem Yesterday I set up a new Samsung T24A350 for my PC. The monitor has a build-in TV receiver and a remote control. Unfortunately I also have a Samsung TV and whenever I use the monitors ...
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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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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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Remote Control Adapter for PC

Does there exist a product out there that attaches to your PC (preferably USB) that enables Infrared signals to be received (by a regular remote control) ? It seems a novel idea to be able to get ...
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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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Windows remote shutdown: access denied

I have 3 "client" computers, on which the mentioned user is administrator: CPU1: Win Vista 32-bit -- User: Domain\User1 -- IP: 192.168.42.1 CPU2: Win 7 64-bit -- User: localhost\User2 -- IP: ...
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Windows 7 Remote Control Tools

I used to see someone else using a Windows built-in remote control tool to connect to my Windows 7 and take over the control. I've been looking for that tool. Is it "Windows Remote Assistance" or ...
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Prevent shutdown, reboot etc. for the remote control via TeamViewer

Is it possible to configurate the TeamViewer so the user can't performs the shutdown, reboot, lock user, log off etc. via remote control?
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How to send keystrokes over internal network?

Anyone know of a small, lightweight solution to send keystrokes from one PC to another PC over an internal network? I want to be able to send all types of keystrokes, including the modifier keys and ...
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Remotely control Powerpoint/OpenOffice Impress over network

I need to remotely control a Microsoft Powerpoint or OpenOffice.org Impress presentation over the network. I am having a presentation running and I won't have physical access (and I cannot use an IR ...
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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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Looking for experienced VNC advice for specific control and display requirements

First off sorry for raising a fairly common question, I have done my research but there are still some unknowns. I have a requirement to share a single user's desktop with four clients, where all ...
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How to choose a media center remote with mouse pad to control my pc for Windows/Linux?

My goal is to make my windows 7 mce htpc to use linux instead, I would like to use Mythtv and Xbmc to use my tv tuner and others sources. (tube sites, tv channels sites and others ...)
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What can I do to receive LG SimpLink signals on my PC?

Is it possible to receive LG SimpLink signals on PC? I have an LG TV connected to PC with HDMI, and I want to manage JetAudio with the remote controller of the TV. I think the TV behaves like a ...
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Which application to use in Linux when the remote PC is Windows-based and behind a firewall and I need access?

I have a situation where I am in Europe and the remote PC is in USA. So my duty falls back always when my time is 1am and I need remote access to a new PC in USA for configuration and setup. They are ...
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How do I change the default TCP listening port for VLC HTTP Remote Control from 8080?

I think most of the info is in the question but here's a little more detail on what I'm trying to achieve. I control VLC via my Android phone and the VLC Remote app. It works just fine, but I'd ...
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VNC tunnel via SSH connection

Here is the situation: Server 1 - I have direct SSH access to this machine. Server 2 - Can only be accessed via Server 1 (SSH). (Both Linux boxes.) Is there a way to set up direct VNC access to ...
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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 ...
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Video player that can be controlled by Socket / TCP

Is there a Video Player that can be controlled with TCP? I think VLC supports this - but I can't find any easy to follow instructions on how to do this. I will be using this on a windows 7 machine, ...
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How to share only one window/application to other user in network?

I know VNC, windows remote control can share screen to others. Can I just share one window/application to my buddy and give control of this window/application to him? Same time, I still want to ...
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Remotely running batches on a Windows PC

I want to remotely control my home desktop PC (running Windows 7 Professional), mainly to perform the following tasks: Downloading email attachments, and sending emails with attachments Running ...
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Remotely installing a linux distro on a PC I cannot plug keyboard and/or monitor to

I have to install a linux distro (any Debian-based, or Debian itself, fits my needs) on a machine that I have physical access to (I can insert a CD in its drive), it is connected to my LAN, but... I ...
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How come LogMeIn is able to connect to an Office computer even when the VPN client does not run?

I am using LogMeIn to control my office machine (Win 7) from home (Win XP). In order to do that, I installed the OpenVPN client to connect to the VPN server at the office's intranet. The ...
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Remote control for Steam

I set up uTorrent so that it monitors the Dropbox folder, and by putting there my .torrent files I am able to start the download on my home server. I love this system and I was wondering if there ...
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Remote access for network printer

I have a network printer (HL-2250DN) that I want to also reach from outside the home network. In the network it is reachable by 192.168.0.103 Now I used a DNS service to map my external IP to a ...
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Virtual Display with Apple Remote Desktop

I have a MacMini which uses a TV as display (it's my media center) and a MacBook, both running OSX Lion. I bought Apple Remote Desktop and set it up. I can connect to the MacMini with my laptop (using ...
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How to turn on and remote access home PC to monitor my kid's PC usage?

I want to monitor my kid's home PC usage. Here's what I'm looking for: To be able to turn on a home PC remotely from laptop at work; Remote access the same home PC. Transfer files, open browser ...
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Remote Control Unit for HP Pavilion DV6000

Can the DV6000 HP Pavilion laptop remote control be used on Windows XP? (Downgraded from Vista)
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Remote control Windows machine via Ubuntu

Are there any tools available (preferably standard tools that usually come together with the OS) that would allow me to control my windows-machine, from my ubuntu-machine, via command line (IE. I only ...
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How to enable Graphical Remote Control to Ubuntu OS using command line?

I found a guide which helps to enable remote control for Ubuntu from graphical log-in. I'm using EC2 server and need to enable this using putty command line.
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PC Management software (Workstations) [closed]

What are some good PC Management programs for enterprise ? I am looking for something similar to Microsoft Intune.
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Remote keyboard and mouse - Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Remote control Linux keyboard/mouse Remote control a computer using another computer I have my TV connected to a computer which I can start remotely via ethernet from ...
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Monitoring Clients Screen on wireless network on win7

I'm already using "Netsupport Manager" to access and monitor my clients (about 12 windows 7 machines) , when i connect to a client using netsupport manager it change windows 7 theme to "Windows Seven ...
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Remote control Linux keyboard/mouse

I have a unique need but I was hoping it isn't that unique. I have an Ubuntu desktop that is connected to a TV in another room. There's no remote that would work over the distance and walls, so my ...
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Keyboard remote control

Since IP KVMs are too expensive for me (especially for a home project), I need to find a way to send real keystrokes to a computer remotely in order to install OSes, changing BIOS settings, etc. Do ...
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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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Controlling my Computer via Remote Controller

Is it possible to control my Computer using a Remote Control device (something similar to our TV Remotes) ? So that I don't have to get up from my sofa or bed to turn of my computer or switch it on or ...
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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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How to remote power on pc that it is not connected to a lan? It is only connected via usb or PCMCIA with a modem umts/hsdpa

How to remote power on pc that it is not connected to a lan? It is only connected via usb or PCMCIA with a modem umts/hsdpa.
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Can i control my Desktop machine from Laptop if both use same internet connection

Below are the resources i have: 1) Desktop(No Wireless card) 2) Internet Connection with wireless router 3) Laptop with wireless card My Question: If i choose to connect desktop to Internet via wired ...
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With pcAnywhere remote, can I set a default option when doing things such as Alt-Enter to get properties?

When in pcAnywhere remote control I often use the standard Windows key sequent Alt-Enter to get the properties of an object. In response you get a dialog with the options, "Execute locally", "Send to ...
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How can I remotely display images on my computer?

What I Have: A laptop booted with Ubuntu and a stationary computer dual-booted with Ubuntu and Vista, both connected through a wireless ad-hoc network. What I Want: I want a way to display images in ...
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Control Linux computer over the Internet?

I'm just about to set up my own home network here and I'd like to be able to control my Linux desktop over the network. VNC would be what I would normally use in this case, but the requirements are a ...
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Control BlackBerry from PC

I've got a BlackBerry Storm running OS 5.0 and I'm looking to control it from my Windows (and/or Mac) as the screen button it broken! I only plan to use this for development until we buy another ...
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What is a basic Citrix setup?

I have a Windows laptop, local Win7 server, and two Linux servers (remote); what is wanted - a high-speed remote desktop without VNC/X problems (either are slow). Which Citrix's components will allow ...
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Is a good graphics card important for remote desktop?

I'm trying to pick a laptop for working from home, where I'll be using remote desktop to connect to my machine at work. How important is it to have a good graphics card on the client machine (the ...