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Questions tagged [remote-control]

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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x2go connect to Manjaro VM with awesome window manager

I would like to connect with a x2go client to a VM running Manjaro with Awesome as window manager (x2go server). Unfortunately, the connection does not start. The x2go client opens showing a black ...
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How to control exclusive Firefox instance from CLI? Trying to control Netflix video from another computer

I'm setting up a simple SmartTV system. I have set up a Node.js server that allows me to control VLC using web UI. But these days, lot's of watching goes through browser, not local media. So I'm ...
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Remapping Bell Fibe Bluetooth Remote for PC use

I have a Bell Fibe Bluetooth remote that I managed to pair with my pc. Some of the keys such as the number pat, arrows, select and volume along with a few others work perfectly, with other buttons ...
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Windows 10: generate a display with the laptop lid closed

Is there a way to make Windows 10 (Home edition with all current updates installed) generate a display on a laptop computer with the lid closed and the following settings? Control Panel > Power ...
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Remote access applications showing a blank window for a single app

I am trying to remotely access my Windows 10 box in order to manage my 3D printer. To do so, I usually use chrome remote desktop, but with the 3D printer software I only see a blank window. I tried ...
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Does Microsoft Windows offer functionality for an administrator to set policies and remotely erase data similar to how Google Suite does?

Google Suite offers functionality for an administrator of company-owned devices to set company policies on those devices (for example, require password be used) and also remotely erase data. Does ...
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Infrared remote PC control stops working after using VLC

I am using the hama multimedia pc control to play/pause movies, turn the volume up/down and so on. It works great with different apps in Windows 10. I use it with Windows Media Player and VLC. ...
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Windows 10 Quick Assist 6 digit Security code

Windows 10 Quick Assist uses 6 digit security code to identify a helper to a person being helped on intermediate Microsoft server so that IP connection can be established. Code is valid for 10 minutes....
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Restrict RDC on isolated machine - enabled accounts depending on inbound IP - achieving read only or read/write access depending on inbound route

The posts Restrict Remote Desktop access to specific users to specific servers in a domain environment? Restrict RDP Access by IP Address explain well how to restrict access to a computer ...
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Is there any tool to manage hosts in the same local network?

I have a local network with more than 100 windows host connected, I want to have a tool(gui is preferred) which can help me visualize how many hosts currently is alive(ping), and their ip address. ...
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eHome (Media Center) remote control not working in Windows 10

I'm using Windows 10 (OEM, cleanly installed), and trying to get my old Windows Media Center remote control to work (at least for volume, play, pause, next track, etc.) The infrared receiver is ...
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Windows 10 - Remote desktop on “ghost” screen

I have the following problematic: At work, I have a laptop with 3 monitors. Sometimes, I take my laptop at home to work. At home, I have a private computer with 3 screens, but I need to work on my ...
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Execute command/script in Windows 10 remotely from Linux machine

My goal is to launch a simple AutoHotKey script in Windows 10 machine from Ubuntu host within the same private network. After googling, I found winexe, which sounded like it could do what I want, but ...
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Bluetooth remote remapping for PC

My Bluetooth remote has hardcoded functions, for example when I try to hotkey the volume button to make a video pause, it will pause the video and increase volume. How can i remap every key on the ...
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Install a program remotely in a group of windows 7 computers with admin access

I would like to know, how it will be possible to install different programs remotely to a group of computers with Windows 7 with admin permissions in all of them. I have access to them physically, ...
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Win10 Mail App Exchange connected - remote wipe capabilities?

I would like to connect an office exchange mail account to Windows 10 mail app on my home desktop. Can a company admin remotely wipe parts of my hard drive or worse case remotely format all my non OS ...
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Samsung dex and remote desktop

I am using aws wrorkspaces to connect from from dex to the pc. It works great in resolution. I am unable to this in my own virtual machines. Which remote desktop mobile app should i use ?
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Can a DLNA renderer update all controllers?

Or can the controllers be configured to poll the renderer to update themselves? In using JRiver Media Centerto play audio through an Onkyo DAC that supports DLNA. Means of control include multiple ...
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Master-Slave Two Identical Macbook Pros

I am looking for a way to master-slave two identical (hardware, os and disk image) Macbook Pros such that any interface actions made by the user on the master MBP with be sent to the slave MBP (via ...
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Disable a built-in microphone and webcam remotely

We have some laptops docked at certain places that my head people want disabled. I have used Get-WMIObject to pull the class Win32_PnpEntity and used the Devcon utility to disable the "internal ...
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Remote Server Management Windows Server 2003

In Windows Server 2008 I can enable remote management by using winrm quickconfig and then I can remotely manage the server from my Windows 7 desktop. But, in Windows Server 2003 this command doesn't ...
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VR Box Bluetooth Remote Driver Error in Windows 10

I'm working on a project that requires a small wireless device that can trigger events in a Unity application I'm writing for PC, and I settled on a VR Box Bluetooth Remote. I originally found the ...
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Interacting with a site that requires a USB device attached to a computer

I've got a finger print reader which has been registered to my desktop. I can use it to fill applications on an online website which requires the fingerprint of the customer. The problem though is ...
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Equivalent of X11 forwarding for locally displaying GUI running on a remote Windows server

I have a computer with Windows 10, and I would like to run a visual application on it, but without displaying it in the remote server (i.e. with nothing like TeamViewer). In Linux, this is possible ...
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Remotely install CentOS 7 (VNC) - Can't boot

I'm trying to remotely install CentOS 7 (on another CentOS 7) on a machine following the procedure below... http://www.danpros.com/2016/02/how-to-install-centos-7-remotely-using-vnc ... which ...
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Complete control of various windows computers (home versions included) over lan and internet

I need to check and control my windows computers remotely, with the following requirements: without interfering with the users (kids, wife, friends). temporarily lock them (and to stop the current ...
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Share screen between PC and tablet without internet connection

I have a computer that is on it's own network without internet connection (for security reasons), is there any way to screen mirroring this pc on a tablet (android, ipad or windows) so i can move ...
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How to RDP into a desktop behind VPN?

I have a home desktop and a work desktop. Both are Windows 10 PCs. Occasionally, I would like to RDP to my work desktop using my home desktop. This is doable when I am connected via VPN. But, due to ...
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schtasks.exe cannot see all tasks on a remore host

I run into the problem while getting scheduled tasks on a remote host. schtasks.exe /QUERY /S Command above shows only tasks stored in c:\Windows\Tasks but not in c:\Windows\System\Tasks. The user ...
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How can I remotely control my user's ssh session?

I do tech support for my AIX based application. Is there a way I can remotely control a user's ssh session so I can see what they are doing and walk them through the problem they are having?
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How can I remote control a Windows 10 machine? [closed]

I'm looking for two ways to remote control the GUI of a Windows 10 computer. First, I need a way to access a computer invisibly while someone is at the keyboard. For example, someone says "hey, I ...
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How I retain IP of a remote PC to connect using windows remote desktop?

I have a computer which has dynamic IP meaning its IP change over time but I want to access this computer using windows desktop connection so how I can retain the IP so I can use it to connect to this ...
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Remotely login centos machine on VMware

I have a Centos7 virtual machine setup in VMware 12 at home on windows 10. Now I want to login into my centos machine remotely from office using Putty. I know it can be done i am just not able to ...
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x2go failed to connect but not ssh with “Error: Failure negotiating the session in stage '7'.”

I try to use x2go on Debian Jessy. Firstly, I can connect to localhost with ssh using ssh fauve@localhost -p 22 -i ~/.ssh/id_dsa and it work. But, when I use x2go with the following configuration: ...
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How to restart remote win 2008 server machine with IP address

I need to restart remote machine for which Ip address and UserName/Password are known to me. Tried but not working :- The remote machine does not have PowerShell enabled because my "Restart-Computer "...
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Send commands from touchscreen application to a PC

I am trying to figure out a way in which I can send commands initiated on a touchscreen application I created for a tablet, to a host PC. Right now, the touchscreen app is a simple button grid, each ...
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Remote Desktop Connection failing every week

We have a Windows 7 Pro PC running 24/7 on a room downstairs in our building. We use this PC for running tests in some hardware that is connected to it via additional NIC and USB port. I configured ...
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Get desktop shell access by wired connection from Raspberry Pi

Today I asked my self if this was possible: Connect a Raspberry Pi to a desktop PC (Ideally to the motherboard, so that the Pi can be hidden inside the case) and then connect he Pi the the Internet ...
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Act as Bluetooth HID on Windows 10 to remote control an Android device

Is there a possibility to act as Bluetooth HID on Windows 10 to remote control an Android device so that no software needs to be installed on the smartphone?
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how can i remotely control my android tablet?

device // tablet - nexus 7 2013 wi-fi model android version - 6.0.1 rooted - no device // laptop operating system - microsoft windows 10 pro 64-bit so with this little info about my devices how can ...
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Use a second cursor while remote user is controlling main cursor

I am frequently in web meetings where I need to give a remote user remote control over my cursor. However, I have dual monitors and would like to be able to do work on one monitor while the remote ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...