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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Control Harman Kardon AVR with WiFi Android app only

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but I bought an open-box AV receiver (the Harman Kardon AVR 1710) without a remote and cannot figure out how to change the output settings (which ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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winexe not working on a local account

I have been trying to get winexe working. I believe winexe is based heavily on samba. For comparisons sake, everything works as expected with a samba file transfer to the host: smbclient ...
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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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Control computer's native resolution

I have three laptop computers that I use currently. The 1st is an older computer that has a 17" screen. The 2nd computer is is a Windows computer that has a 13" screen. The 3rd computer is a Mac ...
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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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How to test if the ENE CIR Receiver is working on my Toshiba P855-32X?

I have found my laptop has a Infrared Receiver on the front side to the right of the mousepad. I checked the device manager and have found these 3 devices installed: I searched my laptop and there ...
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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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can you enable remote desktop on new first turned on windows pc via 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, ...
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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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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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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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HTPC/NAS implementation - What to design for based on the context of my situation [closed]

My situation I'm a 20-year-old college student with experience in building custom computers, but more experience in finding interesting software solutions. One day, while using VLC Media Player, I ...
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VNC or remote desktop with client-server-client approach

I have a PC in my office with static dedicated IP address and I want to control it via home using something like VNC or Remote Desktop. But the problem is my office PC is firewalled and I don't have ...
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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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Why can I wake from S3 with any press of the keyboard, but only a dedicated button on my IR remote?

As the title says, when my computer enters S3, pressing any key on my wireless keyboard will wake it from S3, but only a very specific button (the PowerToggle button of the Microsoft Keyboard device ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why does SSH hang at the end of these commands and how can I make it exit?

See http://stackoverflow.com/questions/17479849/why-does-ssh-hang-when-i-finish-these-remote-commands?noredirect=1#comment25433324_17479849 I run this: ssh -t -vvv -i ~/.ssh/druid-keypair -o ...
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WINEXE + is it possible to run winexe without set the domain name in winexe syntax?

background - Winexe program — remotely executes commands on WindowsNT/2000/XP/2003 systems from GNU/Linux I run the winexe on my linux machine red-hat 5.1 , linux machine connected to WIN XP PC ...
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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, ...