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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How to Change the VNC listening port on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS server?

I have until now been running on Ubuntu servers 20.04 and lower, where I have used headless server settings, with SSH access, with specific ports for each server for terminal commands, and VNC with ...
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How to Bluetooth remote control buttons?

I paired an Amazon Echo Bluetooth remote with my PC and it works, but I'd like to reassign the buttons to send different keystrokes. Is there an app to do that? Or by hacking the registry?
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PowerShell Entering-PSSession Failed

I'm trying to learn more about PowerShell and scripting! and I'm stuck at remoting. I have 2 VMs running on my PC: Server DC (all configured properly) Windows 10 server Ping results are replaying ...
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Run batch file on remote computer using PSExec and continue execution, don't wait for remote process to end

I would like to run a program (a batch file with an infinite loop inside) on a remote host using PSEXec, and continue execution afterwards. My problem is that when I run a command like: psexec -d -u ...
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display LibreOffice Impress Presenter Console in a window instead of full-screen

The Presenter Console in LibreOffice on Windows always occupies the full screen. But during presentation, I also need to see other applications on my screen. So, how can I "squeeze" the ...
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Remote Actions without Remote Desktop?

I have a Surface Book that I'm trying to use as a semi-sidecar-esque device, without relying on the laginess of Miracast, while retaining touch capabilities, however I am finding it quite clunky to ...
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Issue with Naverisk Patch Management screen

Hope I am in the right area. My company has started using Naverisk to handle PC/Laptop Management (Remote Access/Patch Management etc.) But we've come across a situation in which Naverisk lists ...
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VNC through server to pc behind firewall not in the same LAN

I have a PC in my home network that I need to be able to access remotely world wide via VNC (or some other equivalent protocol, it really doesn't matter). It doesn't allow for any direct incoming ...
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Remote Desktop connect at host resolution vs default client resolution?

I have a laptop that is HD 1920x1080 and a home desktop which is 4K 3840x2160. I want to use remote desktop from my laptop, but see the full desktop 4K resolution. I expect to have scroll bars to ...
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Run Application after Windows Reset/Fresh Start

Windows Reset feature is great for getting systems back to a clean state. However is there a way to have windows run a program after the reset is completed automatically? This would be useful when ...
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Without UPnp and manual Port Forwarding, is it possible for a Router to listen on certain port?

Considering this set-up: Two houses with two separate Internet connections (thus, two public IP addresses). Behind the Router for each connection, there is a computer installed with AnyDesk. Let's ...
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How to use one of my main PC monitors as remote monitor for my laptop -- KVM-like?

I have a desktop PC with 3 monitors and a laptop, which however doesn't really fit on my desktop, besides having a small screen and a fiddly keyboard. Both run Windows 10 Professional. Is there a way ...
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New-CimSession not connecting to the remote machine

I have created the powershell script to display the taskschedulars in the remote machine. $User = "<domain-name>\<user-name>" $PWord = ConvertTo-SecureString -String "<...
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All remote access applications are intermittently seizing

When I use a remote desktop application, such as TeamViewer, AnyDesk or Splashtop, to connect to my work computer, I keep experiencing intermittent freezing. It runs normally for about 10 seconds, ...
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Shannel error: a fatal alert was received at the remote endpoint. Code 20

I recently learned that I've had a cyberstalker for a year. I'm not tech savvy enough for this. I found this error message today in my event logs: a fatal alert was received at the remote endpoint. ...
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Set an allowed device permanently in Microsoft YourPhone?

YourPhone is pretty sweet, except every d*mn time I go to use it it wants me to manually allow my PC to connect to it; the same (and only) PC I use every single time, which makes YourPhone useless as ...
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Can I wake up my computer with anydesk?

Can I wake up my computer with anydesk!? When it is in sleep mode or hibernate mode or when it is shutdown
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Is it possible to control my windows PC from my iPad and without internet?

I want to write about 60 pages of math equations and fastest way (that I know) is to use office word 2016 and use ink equation editor. It is very difficult to write a single equation using the mouse ...
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Colour management over RDC

The RDC connection in windows 10 does not reflect the original image (exactly the same pixels) When connecting via RDC (Remote Desktop Connection) built into Windows 10, the pixels are not reflected ...
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Can my personal iPhone be wiped remotely via Exchange ActiveSync? [closed]

I have an iPhone 7 Plus. I connect to the corporate Exchange Server (via Outlook 365) using the plain Exchange account settings (under Passwords & Accounts). In other words, I have not installed ...
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Will the MS Windows RDP connection be a security threat if

I have read a lot regarding this subject, but still not much is clear. So the question is: will it be dangerous to use RDP for connections outside LAN if?: I have a special module which have ...
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Using Windows Remote Desktop with ipv6 router

(asking here as it seems more appropriate than the main stack exchange) I'm trying to use my home computer from work, since I am doing computational biology work that needs CPU power, and my i9 is ...
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How to remotely tell a Mac to sleep without using SSH?

I am needing assistance in getting a Mac to go to sleep without the usage of SSH. Almost any other method is acceptable. Backstory: Product Salesman and Project Manger sold a thing without asking ...
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KDE Connect not working. (Shows error of cannot be paired because it is running an old version of KDE Connect while I'm using latest version

I'm running Arch Linux in my desktop with 4.19.91-1-lts kernel and packages are up to date. I've first installed KDE Connect from pacman repository by using pacman -S kdeconnect and latest version of ...
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Manjaro (KDE) running as a rdp server

Simple question, but difficult to solve... So far... =| How to make Manjaro (KDE) work as a rdp server? NOTES: I - We really like the rdp protocol and have used it in the past with other Linux distros ...
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Options to manage a Win7 machine remotely from macOS/Linux [closed]

My mom lives on another continent and is very computer-illiterate, e.g. she doesn't know how to open Skype again after she mistakenly closed it so we can't talk to her for weeks (until somebody comes ...
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How can I connect a Raritan Peppercon Eric Express remote management card to my motherboard?

I want to be able to turn my computer on/off remotely at the hardware level and am looking to buy this card: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Raritan-Peppercon-Eric-Express-Remote-Management-Hardware-based-...
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PSEXEC wont run exe

I am trying to execute an exe on a remote machine with PSEXEC but it wont run. It only works if I spawn a CMD window with PSEXEC and execute the .exe that way: PSEXEC.exe \\<machine_name> cmd ...
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Why anydesk disconnect frequently?

I install last version of anydesk in two pc . When i connect after 5 second disconnected . I check my internet speed that is ok. I check my internet connection by ping 8.8.8.8 -t command and it is ok....
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how to access display of a pre-owned server?

hey guys i purchased this server at an auction and i'm using it for my own home server for web development. It came without a cable for the back so i bought one off amazon (VGA CABLE) It's a server ...
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How to prevent a person B to kick of person A remote desktop connection, on Windows?

Person A and Person B use the same non-admin Windows user account to start remote desktop connection. Person A starts remote desktop connection and works on a document. When person B then starts ...
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How to control Android phone from Mac?

I own an old android phone with broken touch screen. Is there any way to control it from my Mac? (by controlling I mean 'touching screen', pressing back and home buttons) (haven't found bluetooth ...
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How to start and stop an application in a cluster of 21 computers?

I have a network of 21 computers with identical software. I want to start the software on all 21 computers (from a 22th computer). I want to stop the software on all 21 computers (from a 22th ...
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How to remote control macOS from windows 10 through port 3293

I've googled and know that we could remote control MacOS using VNC applications (through port 5900), but in my company, they blocked VNC apps (due to some security concern). So I wonder whether we can ...
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How to uninstall sfproc.exe silent app (Possibly from timedoctor)

I was asked by my employer to download and install an exe. They didn't gave me much detail. But from the onset it looked like time doctor. I work from a home pc and I thought the version I was given ...
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Can i use Window Remote Desktop to control user's screen without login?

Can i use Window Remote Desktop to control user's screen without login? maybe just prompt a message to ask user to allow the action. Is it possible?
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How to control volume on Windows from Android device remotely?

I'm wondering is there a way to control volume from Android 9 on Windows PC (Windows 10) remotely via Wi-Fi? Actually all I need is to lauch nircmd.exe on remote machine somehow. It's not about ...
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SSH interactive shell not identical to 'sh' sub-shell or non-interactive SSH shell

TL;DR This works: ssh me@1.2.3.4 $ qconfig But these do not work (which makes no sense to me, as they should be the same): ssh me@1.2.3.4 qconfig sh: qconfig: cannot execute - No such file or ...
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Manage and ID 100+ computers remotely [closed]

I recently built 150 new PCs for our office and I'd like to be able to manage them remotely or on-site from a single computer. I've been researching using Remote Administration Tools. But from what I ...
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How to make a python script run persistently?

I have a remote server that I want to use to record livestreams. I ssh into the server and run a python script using nohup to monitor and record streams. problem is if I quit the ssh session, the ...
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Reliable anti-theft configuration for laptop [closed]

I just bought a new laptop and I want to prepare it in case it gets lost or stolen. I am focusing on the following features: Remote administration Prevent losing control So far, I have thought about ...
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Desktop remote control software without screen synchronising

I have a computer at home running Windows 10 Education version and I would like to remote control it from my office. The computer itself is connected to a screen, but when I am gone, I simply turn the ...
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Remote Desktop Connection on Local office connection

I can't connect to a local server on my office Network. pinging doesn't return (request timed out)or destination host unreachable. other computers connected to the same switch as i am, can connect ...
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issue when running an exe file using PSexec

I'm having an error I'm not sure how to solve when trying to run an .exe file in a remote system: C:\Users\Administrator\Desktop\PSTools>PsExec.exe \\172.19.15.50 -u doctor -p doctor "C:\Program ...
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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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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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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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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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