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Hello, I'm looking for a way to access another computer over the internet without spending money on more software (if I don't have to).

Does anybody have any experience in this area?

Any help would be appreciated.
Thank You
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You have a plethora of options. Personally, I would use Hamachi to setup a virtual LAN for yourself over the internet, and then use the standard Windows Remote Desktop client. There are more complicated ways to do it without any third part software, but Hamachi is just as secure for the most part and a heck of a lot easier.
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Originally Posted by Chipp View Post
You have a plethora of options. Personally, I would use Hamachi to setup a virtual LAN for yourself over the internet, and then use the standard Windows Remote Desktop client. There are more complicated ways to do it without any third part software, but Hamachi is just as secure for the most part and a heck of a lot easier.
Easier is always a good thing! I'm checking it out now!
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Check the FAQ in my sig
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post #5 of 15
I also asked this question. Here's my thread...with some suggestions from other people.

http://www.overclock.net/networking-...access-pc.html
post #6 of 15
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I may need to add....I'm wanting to gain control of my mothers pc. She is having problems and I want to see if I can help her from 400 miles away!

Thanks
     
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post #7 of 15
Thread Starter 
Awesome! thanks guys!
     
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post #8 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nick7269 View Post
I may need to add....I'm wanting to gain control of my mothers pc. She is having problems and I want to see if I can help her from 400 miles away!

Thanks
Is she running at least XP? There is a remote assistance client built into Windows that uses the Messenger backend to link you guys up.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...ist/intro.mspx
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post #9 of 15
Could have her install vnc also its easy to use and she can see what your doing to fix the problem. If they use a router tho you need to foward the port to her pc or set it o dmz.
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post #10 of 15
My favorite combination is Hamachi and UltraVNC. I only use UltraVNC because I use Windows XP and It does not have Remote Desktop.
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