Using something remotely or remoting into it means using it when one is not at the same location as what one is using. A common example is opening files on another computer, or controlling a computer different from the one that the user is physically using.

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Apple Remote for Mid 2011 iMac 27"

Can the Apple TV remote A1294 or the Apple Infrared Remote A1156 control the sound volume on an iMac Mid-2011 27" while watching an in-browser video (e.g. YouTube/Netflix) or does it work only with ...
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Outlook desktop alerts don't work while in a full screen RDP window

I have a user running Windows 7 64-bit who's started to use Remote Desktop a lot to remote into our servers. The user is quite important, but he isn't getting his desktop notifications while remoted ...
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Remote Installing OS X 10.5 on a PowerBook G4

I recently acquired a PowerBook G4 (always loved the PPC architecture over Intel when it comes to Apple), currently it has OS X 10.4 installed. Unfortunately I can't find the original 10.5 install ...
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sniff admin user name and password when remotely accessing

so my ISP doesn't allow me to fully configure my router with the default access control, eg: if you want certain port open you need to call the ISP tell them which port and they open it by remotely ...
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Can Windows 10 work with headphone remotes?

I'm running Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro but the headphone remote on my Beats Solo 2 doesn't do anything. In OS X, the remote works like how it would with an iPhone (press once to pause song, twice to ...
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Make a remote printer available as a local printer - Google Cloud Print or Remote Printing without Dialogue box

I want to send a print job to a remote printer in an office in another city. I can achieve this using Google Cloud Print. However, every time I print I have to select my printer from the Google Cloud ...
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An attempt was made to logon, but the network logon service was not started,

I am remotely connected to a machine on the network and at the same time from that same machine trying to mapp a drive located on another machine I get the following error "An attempt was made to ...
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“enter network password” changing shared folders permissions remotely in windows

I have shared folders on a computer (say computer x) on a local network. I sign in on another computer (say computer y) with an administrator account on computer y which is the owner of those shared ...
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How can I close Microsoft Word on a remote Windows machine?

My company has a ultra-low tech 'document sharing system': We have certain key Word documents that are stored on a shared drive on a Windows 10 PC and everyone can write to the document. They are told ...
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How to get clipboard working for shared VMs on VMWare Workstation

You can connect to shared VMs running on VMWare Workstation 8 if you configured your VMWare correctly. Host and client are both Windows 7. One disadvantage of shared VMs is: The clipboard feature ...
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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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How to use remote microphone on Remote Desktop

I wish to connect to a remote Windows 7 PC that has a microphone, and use that local microphone (on the destination PC) in recording applications. Unfortunately whenever I connect on Remote Desktop, ...
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How to check the office version remotely?

If you have a scenario where you are an administrator and you have to check your office version, how can you manage this without going to each PC, disturbing the user and checking it locally? Is ...
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Synchronizing database between local and remote machines

This may be a popular question, But i am new to synchronization concept. Please guide me with suggestions. My requirement is to have a local and remote database(cloud) to sync the data between them. ...
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Remote booting using Digital IP KVM switch

I have a setup where I have a digital IP kvm switch controlling a computer . I can use the switch to remotely shut down this computer . However I cant restart or boot up the computer remotely . In my ...
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HP ILO `vsp` command hangs

Unable to get the console connection, how can I reset the console. Or how do I check if the connection is made correctly I have rebooted the host. I did Power reset but the host is not up Power on ...
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Tray Icon in Remote Apps

Is it possible to use Tray Icons in Windows Remote App on Windows Server 2012 R2? When starting an application which has a Tray Icon, it's currently not shown. Thanks a lot!
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Easiest way to remote into a Windows 7 laptop with no video capabilities?

My dear beloved laptop of 4 years's GPU is dead. It can no longer display video, even through VGA or HDMI. It can still log into Windows, and I am able to blindly use cmd.exe, Windows Explorer, and ...
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Remote desktop server for home use: Is it a good idea?

I am trying to save money by making my old laptop last as long as possible, but today's applications are stretching its resources thin, so I have trouble running games, VMs, and other resource-...
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Restart windows service on LAN machine

I got administrative rights on the target machine, all the credentials, fully trusted network without firewall and antivirus software. I got windows 8 on the target machine and windows 7 on calling ...
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Use earphones remote controller on Windows

Luckily for me, my computer recognizes presses on the Apple EarBuds' remote: Each time the green bar goes up, it is because I pressed the middle button on the remote (The one between volume up and ...
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Git push and pull with remote Respository [closed]

So, I'm working on this project, but I'm currently stuck ... I work on a Linux Server and have to push/pull from a remote windows server. But nothing seems to work. What could I do? Which commands ...
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Virtual laser pointer when using Office Remote and a Surface Pro 3 goes to the wrong position

I have to do presentations quite often and I recently noticed the Office Remote App (I'm using the Windows Phone 8.1 version in case that matters). So before actually doing the presentation in front ...
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Alt-tab back to the host while using TeamViewer?

I've got a TeamViewer session open. I can alt-tab to it, but then all hotkeys are captured by the TeamViewer session. This is great, but I'd like to be able to 'escape' back to the host without using ...
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Does a Windows 7 system volume encryption tool exist that allows remote unlocking via ssh during boot phase?

Does a tool/method exist which allows encrypting a Windows 7 system volume while providing the possibility to remotely unlock it via ssh during the boot phase? Is it even possible with Windows 7 (I ...
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Configure a UNIX server to send its logs to a remote syslog server?

Is it possible? If so, how is it done exactly? The syslog.conf file doesn't help too much.
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WMIC Fails When Connecting to Computer with Multiple IP Addresses

I am trying to run a restart script against a list of computers, where it uses WMIC to see if users are logged in: WMIC /NODE: "workstation_name" COMPUTERSYSTEM GET USERNAME and then use psshutdown if ...
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Bat script's remote path not working with “SET Profiles=\\%PC%\C$\Users”

@ECHO OFF :ProfilDeleter SET /P PC=Enter Remote Ip/HostName (for Exit press M): if [%PC%]==[] cls && @echo you should fill && goto ProfilDeleter if %PC%==m goto :Menu if %PC%==M goto :...
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How do I write access to users regarding SSH server for remote control in Linux Mint?

SSH server is on computer #1. Computer #1 is running Linux Mint. Computer #2 is running OS X. I used the following command: ssh mike_10.0.0.188 The IP address is from ifconfig from the terminal as ...
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Server 2012 r2 — Opening firewall on remote Server Core machine for MMC (Comp. management) access

MCSA student here. I'm having some difficulty with this one. Same subnet and workgroup. Server 1 is a physical 2012 R2 server. Server 2 is a Server Core running as a VM on a workstation. As part of ...
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Easist way to connect some SATA HDDs to a network without full PC

I have a few SATA HDDs in my big desktop PC. I store media and stuff on them, and access them from my other PCs over my home network. However, in order to access them, my big PC has to be on, which ...
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Backup WD My Cloud outside local network

Is there any way, easy or hard, to keep my WD My Cloud NAS backed up from a remote network? I understand that the built-in Safepoints function only works locally, right? All I want is a hard drive on ...
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How to access the Firefox history remotely

I want to monitor the Firefox history of a PC from another remotely. Is there any add on or something else which exports and uploads / syncs Firefox history to an FTP server so that I can access it ...
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SSH: execute sudo command

I have an interactive shell script, that at one place needs to ssh to another machine (Ubuntu based) and execute something as root (the user should enter his password, but the remote command should ...
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Remote Linux in Windows

I have Windows7 on a work and Debian Jessie at home. I need to start some programs and work in Linux. I heard about SSH-connections I want to be able to work through the internet on my computer. (...
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Remote desktop only connecting to some computers within a network

I've been having some issues with Remote Desktop Connections, and I can't seem to find an answer after googling and looking through previous threads. Hoping to hear everyone's thoughts on what I may ...
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How to mount multiple Windows remote directories and change a file on each?

I need to mount about 30 windows directories. I have a file that I need to change in c:\users\test\file.txt. the file currently contains text and I need to overwrite it with another file (it is a ...
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Accessing Remote Network Share

I have a computer in one of our remote locations. It running Windows 7 Pro and I need to access one of the mapped drives remotely. The trouble I have is that it is doing something a little strange ...
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Write file from remote server to local directory?

I want to do some grep-magic to a logfile on a remote server and write the result to a local file on my computer. Is there an easier way than my 3 step solution: do grep-magic and write file on ...
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Can I find the session ID for a user logged on to another machine?

I want to open an application on another computer on the same network via the command line. The scenario here is that the user is in a room surrounded by about 20 computers and wants to be able to ...
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scp files between hosts through intermediate

I have access to 3 machines, A, B, and C. The only possible (ssh) connections are: A -> B A -> C I need to get files from B to C, I can only scp the files from A to B (on A: scp remote local), and ...
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Teamviewer-like SSH daemon

I have a computer at home with SSH installed which I would like to be able to control remotely. However, I am not able to allow SSH port forwarding through my router, so the only way to get in would ...
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Stream media over Internet

I have a server on a remote location on which are running a couple of VMs with Ubuntu Server. I'd like to install a kind of media stream service (like DLNA), but which I can access over the Internet ...
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“Unable to decrypt password” popup in Remote Desktop Connection Manager

I am using Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.2 and every time I click on properties on a VM of mine, I get a popup window: unable to decrypt password How can I make this popup go away?
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Restrict WinRM communication to specific server

I am working in an environment where we use WinRM to execute scripts on remote servers. All of this works fine but I am running into security concerns. What I would like to achieve is that execution ...
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How to find logs of Remote Management and Remote Login on my Mac?

Today I was going to share my WiFi internet connection, when I realized I had the Remote Management sharing turned on, on my Mac, giving all privileges to all users including Guests. I thought it was ...
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Low-cost PCI Remote Management Adapter

I'm looking for a product similar to the Dell DRAC that can give low-level access to a PC from a remote location, i.e. access the BIOS, reboot the PC, etc. These are common in servers, but I have yet ...
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Remote computer booting and shutdown Via the Internet

I am planning on building a new machine that will run a variety of servers including game servers, NAS etc. (Not all at the same time). But I need to be able to shutdown and restart this machine when ...
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Is there an opposite to Wake On LAN?

Would there be an easy way to remotely shut down a computer, like the opposite of Wake On LAN? I can easily use a program, such as an iOS App, where I just press a button and it starts up. Could I do ...
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scp between two remote servers (B, C) which are accessible via a third server A [duplicate]

I found solution for transferring files between the two servers B and C from a local machine without logging into the servers using scp, if both B and C are accessible from the local machine. However, ...