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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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 ...
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Cheap/simple way to turn TV on/off using computer and/or Windows Meda Center remote

I have a Windows Media Center HTPC, and it's great. I'm trying to rid myself of one last minor inconvenience, though. The only thing I need my TV remote for on a day-to-day basis is to turn the TV ...
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Fast, reliable solution to provide remote control with reverse and direct connection?

I'm looking for the following solution to provide remote support to Windows users: The connection should go directly from the customer's PC ("server") to the support PC ("client"). That rules out ...
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Change a Microsoft Office 2007 installation remotely

Windows XP: I have several computers with a Microsoft Office 2007suite installed where we chose not to install the Outlook module. A new project now requires Outlook to be installed on them. Is ...
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Infrared on the Dell D620

I have a Dell Latitude D620 running Windows 7. I use it quite a bit for media (i.e., Boxee, Hulu Desktop, Windows Media Center) so I was wondering if I could use the IR port along with a remote (I ...
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Working on Mac OS from Windows

I have a PC with Windows 7 installed - my colleague has a Mac Mini with Snow Leopard. I know that I can use VNC to access to his OS but only to the active session. I want to keep my friend working in ...
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Remote control (via ethernet) a computer from boot for Grub choices. (On Linux)

I have a computer that I use for practically everything. In the same room I have a second computer that I use purely for trialing Linux distributions, It currently has Debian, gNewSense and Kubuntu on ...
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In need of a unique remote desktop/VNC solution

I was wondering if there was a solution already created that would be all web browser based without having the need to connect to anything else other than the web server port if you were the client. ...
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Is there a simple way to control the desktops of some clients and family members regardless of their environment?

I'm not sure if I've worded this question well. I have family members, friends and clients scattered all over the world who rely on me for technical advice. Directing them over email or the telephone ...
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High-performance remote desktop for Windows 7

We have a client who has a machine using an extremely high resolution output setup (3 30" monitors in portrait mode for a total resolution of 4800x2560.) He routinely remotes into this machine but ...
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Run commands on a different computer

Here's the situation: I have one server and two terminals. I want to run a semi-automatic backup that will be run on one of the terminals, which will, obviously, back up some files, etc. However, one ...
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Software to customise this USB PC Remote Control

I bought this remote from eBay and have been trying to customise it ever since. Most of the buttons work but I was hoping I could use something like Autohotkey and WinLIRC to fully personalise every ...
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Windows: Detecting which IR remote keys are pressed

I'm looking to customize how my 'Noah Company MediaGate GP-IR02BK' remote control works with XBMC. I've found the file I need to update for XBMC (Keymap.xml), but I now need to find out how each ...
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Windows XP Connecting to And Logging a Computer Out Remotely

How can I securely connect to a Windows XP machine and then cause the current user to be logged out? I only need console access for the remote connection and could use non-MS software.
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Is it possible to remotely administer an iPhone from a PC?

I'm wanting to remotely connect to an iPhone (business, so no jailbroken) and control it. We have a couple of dozen iPhones, and want to be able to remotely see the screen, and interact with it. ...
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Feeding a Dog Remotely - hardware? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to, remotely, activate some sort of treat dispenser. I'm not a hardware guy, and I'm sure that conceptually, this is very easy. But I don't know how to begin. I haven't ...
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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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Lenovo Mini Wireless Keyboard N5901: Remap orange “My Computer” button

I have a Lenovo Mini Wireless Keyboard N5901 (a.k.a. Part No. 57Y6336) that I'm using with my HTPC running Windows 7. The remote comes with an orange button in the top-left corner that by default, ...
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Windows: good, simple music streaming?

I've been using iTunes to stream music over the LAN, and quite frankly the quality is terrible. On the other hand, its ease of use - having a simple client on either end, and it just 'working' with ...
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Controlling music player from web

I have a ubuntu machine that is connected to my house's sound system. Is there a way I can control what it is playing remotely? I have SSH access if necessary. I typically use Rhythmbox to play ...
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Media Center setup won't complete for watching TV

I have a problem watching TV in Media Center. The TV constantly pauses 1/2 second then plays 1 second, pauses 1/2 second, plays 1 second - it is constant and does not vary. This problem occurs on all ...
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Remote Wonder II or similar under Windows 7 64-bit

Under XP I could use a Remote Wonder II from ATI to control my music (play, pause, next, previous, etc). This product does not work under Windows 7 64-bit because of driver issues and it seems to be ...
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Run a remote command using ssh config file

I'd like to be able to setup a command to run on ssh login to a server, without needing to type it. Basically I'm looking for the ssh config file equivalent of: ssh host command so that all I need ...
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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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How can I start a virtualbox vm remotely on a Windows host?

I've tried KpyM as an SSH server as well as cygwin. Neither vboxmanage nor vboxheadless seem to be able to recognized the virtual machines. commands run as expected via command prompt on the host, ...
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harmony 1100 remote on a custom ubuntu boxee comp

I have a old computer with hdmi output that I installed ubuntu and boxee on. I want to set it up so I can control it with my harmony 1100 remote control. How can I do this? Alternatively how can I ...
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How to remotely clean a Windows computer of spyware and viruses?

I am a college student, and my parents are hours away. So last time I went home, I upgraded my mom's computer to Windows 7, and also installed Hamachi to it so that it's in a VPN with my laptop. Well ...
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Using multiple computers effectively

I have some extra (old) Macs and PCs around the house and a MacBook that's sometimes overworked. I'm looking for tips on using multiple computers effectively. Basically, I'd like to add to the ...
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How to render remote assistance to a person using Live Messenger?

There is a feature within Windows Live Messenger v9 that allows a person to ask for remote assistance. BBut as I understand it, this works only if the router is UPnP enabled on both ends. Today I ...
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Remote control for mythtv?

Can anybody reccommend a good remote control to buy to use with mythtv?
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How to remote desktop to a Windows Vista machine from a Redhat machine?

I can find this article about remote desktop in Vista, but none that tells me how to remotely control my Vista machine from my Redhat machine. Any ideas?