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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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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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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Reboot Windows 10 PC remotely

I have VPN access to a different network and I'm able to connect to it just fine. However, I need to reboot one PC on this VPN-connected data network. I had a TeamViewer Host Session established, but ...
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How does TeamViewer unattended remote access work?

TeamViewer says its unattended Remote Access works with no configuration required. How does this work? How does a connection attempt initiated by a "client" computer locate the "host" computer? I ...
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Stay logged in while RDP session is over

I wasn't able to find answer to my question. Is it possible to use RDP protocol (I am using Windows 8.1) and once I finish with remote control and disconnect from session, last logged user would stay ...
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no internet connection windows server 2012 setting up remote desktop connection

I'd like to setup my Windows 2012 Server so I can Remote Desktop Connection from my client (Windows 10) with the static IP that I'm going to give to the server. (So not through a site). After having ...
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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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Ammy admin - remote desktop is unavailable error after connect

I'm using Ammyy Admin. I've set all permisions. However once connected I receive "Remote desktop is unavailable" message. Why and how to fix this? upd if I have windows rdp connected then I'm able to ...
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How to pin an USB input device (remote control) to a window?

I bought a cheap USB remote control (1d57:ad02) that acts as a keyboard input device. It works very nicely, the only drawback is that it works only as long as the window has focus. Is there a way how ...
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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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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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Synergy (mouse and keyboard sharing tool) sends wrong keys: ő-q, ű-b

I have Synergy installed on 3 computers, all of them using Hungarian keyboard layout: c1win - Server - Windows 10 - I am using the mouse and keyboard of this computer c2ubu - Client - Ubuntu Linux ...
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RDP session starts but remote window doesn't appear

Yesterday I configured RDP on my machine and it worked fine. I closed the connection and that's all. Today when I try to connect again I just get nothing. Credentials windows shows, I fill it (if I ...
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Any secure backdoor for Windows 8? [closed]

I want to install a backdoor to my laptop with Windows 8 so that I can access it and stay hidden, just in case if someone will steal it. Most of remote access tools are not hidden and it is obvious if ...
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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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Alternatives to SSH to connect and send commands to a server/

What alternatives exist to send remote commands to a server? Note the connection must be secure such that the server cannot be controlled by any person apart from those provided access. Thanks for ...
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Remote MacMini only displays on screens when accessed remotely

I have a MacMini we use to display onto 3 70" screens, usually it's used for music tv etc but occasionally used for presentations. currently the MacMini is only outputting to the screens when I ...
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RDesktop wrong username or password when it's the right credentials

I'm trying to connect to a Windows 7 system through rdesktop, and at the windows login I get wrong username and/or wrong password. I'm sure it's the right password. It was working before. I can ...
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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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PC not seeing all button presses from paired Fire TV remote

Fire TV remote is paired to PC running Win 7 and successfully sends button presets from some buttons, but not others. The directional, Enter, and Home buttons work, but none of the others do. I used ...
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Mass control Linux servers? [closed]

I have several hundred VPS systems that need to have the same exact things executed on them. They are running Ubuntu. Is there software or some tutorial that can teach me how to do this? I'm doing ...
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Sleep in unified remote on ubuntu

I downloaded the unified remote app for Android, which has the ability to control your computer from your phone after setting up a server on the computer. I am running Ubuntu 15.04. Most things are ...
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Simple way to launch a script on a remote computer from android device

I have a certain script on a desktop/laptop computer (running OS X, but ideally the solution should be cross platform) that I need to trigger remotely from an Android device. I do not want to open up ...
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Disable remote input is greyed out in TeamViewer Actions menu

I'm trying to set up for unattended remote operation of an iMac and would like the remote system to remain black (as it's an all-in-one, I can't just turn off the monitor). On the local machine, in my ...
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How can I use my computer to control my house?

I would like a way to use my computer to control the lights and appliances in my house. Does anyone have any good suggestions on how to do this. I would prefer to do this as unobtrusively as ...
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How can I use my office computer at home seeing it in a window? [closed]

I know I can do it but I don't know how. The university had a pdf how to use PuTTy, but it's not what I like. I want to see the desktop in a window so I can easily go to my folders and take a file I ...
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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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Disabling auto log off in Windows Server

I want to run GUI tests on my Windows Server 2012. So first I connect to my server remotely and then disconnect by using tscon: %windir%\System32\tscon.exe RDP-Tcp#NNN /dest:console as described by ...
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Remote Desktop: PC (2 screens) --> Mac (1 screen)

I have what I believe is a fringe case, but it would be cool to find a solution. I have a Windows machine that I would like to use to connect over my home network to a Mac laptop I have. This I can ...
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Is there a Linux-compatible R/C simulator that works with real radios?

My Dad flies radio-controlled (R/C) aircraft. He used to run a simulator called "RealFlight" which allowed him to connect his actual radio to his computer and fly simulated craft. He learned enough ...
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Could not remotely control PC when doing certain stuff

I'm using the newest version of tightvnc, I have no problems accessing some PCs but when i'm trying to install something or change something like registry keys I suddenly can't give any input, mouse ...
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Possible to continue runas /u:domain\admin cmd with followup commands in the new CMD window?

Is it possible to continue runas /u:domain\admin command with followup commands in a new CMD.EXE window? I tried this but it didn't work: Runas different user to launch CMD and run command What I ...
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Remote control a computer using hardware instead of software

I have 3 laptops, I name them Fujitsu, Asus and Dell. I use mostly the Fujitsu, but I want to remote control the Dell without any software installation, or even executing a piece of software (at the ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not working on Windows 8.1

I am having an issue with RDP on Windows 8.1. Just several days ago RDC worked fine but now it does not. VPN connects ok but not RDC. The tips on sysprobs.com are good but did not help. When I ...
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Configure Windows Server 2008 R2 not to allow remote control for an admin users

Let's say we have some users that are administrator of the system but we don't want them to remote control to the server. How can we do that?
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TeamViewer 8 - Log into locked session

I want to use TV8 between my home & work PCs (both running win7 pro). The problem is that my work pc is configured to lock after 5mins of inactivity and to relog back again you have to press ...
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Enter-PSSession does not work for remote access

I want to have remote access to one of my server but there are some problems. first of all when I want to add this server(m-ad-vserver) in dashboard of server manager this error appears: ...
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How may multiple LAN connected users control a single Windows instance (or run multiple Windows instances) simultaneously?

I am thinking of something like the combination of Synergy and TeamViewer but where multiple mouse pointers and keyboard inputs can work in parallel. Does anything exist to achieve this? Some ...
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Remote Desktop PC over LAN through a web browser

My laptop runs Windows 7 Ultimate. This morning I found out my laptop's screen was damaged and my office work was hindered considerably. I can only get the screen replaced after a few days and things ...
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Remote Computer with no IP [duplicate]

I have a remote Windows 2012R2 server that runs a lot of important stuff. I, stupidly, accidentally, did an ipconfig /release on that server from the other side of the continent. Now that server no ...
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What system(linux or windows) should I use to create a computer lock on multiple work stations? [closed]

I wish to create my own software that allows an administrator to create multiple program accounts on an administrator specific station(pc/linux). These accounts would contain specific information ...
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Remote control PC with xmpp

I currently control my server via SSH from my phone. There are times when the internet connection is sporadic or troublesome, or sometimes I have less urgent query and don't want to go the whole hog ...
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Execute a .workflow file on a Mac from network

I want to execute a .workflow file to start playing iTunes on my Mac. I have started the apache server, and maked a php script: itunes_play.php <?php enter code hereexec("sh ...
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How to do disable the confirmation on the “remote control” option of RDP?

On a Windows server, when in a session via RDP, I want to do "remote control" to a second session opened by a different administrator. How can make this option to connect without prompting the user ...
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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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KODI remote isn't working

I'm trying to correctly configure KORE, the official Kodi Remote app for Android, but I'm unable to do so. My copy of Kodi is installed on a laptop with openSUSE as a base system, and both it and my ...
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Is it possible login after end remote desktop?

Is it possible to stay login after I close remote desktop session? I need end session a I needn't logout computer. I have to need unlock state on computer which was remote control, after I end ...
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Intel AMT KVM: Accessing Multiple Servers Behind One Public IP Address

I have to host multiple servers in a collocation center which is distant over 250 km. I need to have as good remote control over the servers as possible. In other words, I need to be able to access ...
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KVM to/from PCs

Is there a way to send keystrokes and mouse signal to a target machine without installing any type of software (even an OS) on the target machine? I want to do some repair and diagnostics-related ...
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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. ...