Whenever I try to remote control a computer at home from my office, it always shuts down automatically for no reason.

I normally use VNC or LogMeIn for remote control of the home computer, which has a security camera system running on it.

Does anyone know why the system would keep shutting down in this way?

  • Does it really happen with both LogMein and VNC? – slhck May 2 '11 at 7:27
  • yes it does. but it work fine before I install a security camera software, on the software, I couldn't fine any setting relate to that. thanks – xuanyinwen May 4 '11 at 21:22

Can you log in locally?

If this is happening with both Log Me In and VNC, something tells me that it could be an issue with the machine itself - either a prankster has put a shutdown command in startup or it could be something such as Windows activation logging you off.

  • Hi there, thanks for the advice. could you tell me where I can check it and fix it please? the computer is running Window XP. many thanks! – xuanyinwen May 2 '11 at 22:29
  • sorry, it can't be remote locally as well. – xuanyinwen May 3 '11 at 0:31

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