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What is exactly the remote desktop?

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What is remote desktop?
Do i need the other person's password to make one?
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yes you can control sombodys computer from yours with the remote desktop app. But you need to run a separate app as a server on the computer you want to control. I've never gotten it to work, but a feasable free solution is logmein (check it out at www.logmein.com)
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it works wonerfully, even with MSN you can start one, very useful when someone you know knows the problem, but there not nextdoor!
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If you have XP pro, it comes with everything you need already installed. XP home has the client software, but you are unable to connect to an XP Home machine.
    
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SO , what would i need to connect a XP home to a XP home?
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REALVNC may be an option for you. I personally haven't used it, but i have heard great things about it. It looks like there is a free version. http://www.realvnc.com/download.html
    
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