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I currently have a laptop and a desktop both running Vista Home Premium and I want to be able to access my laptop from my desktop and vice versa. I believe the built in Remote Desktop software with Vista doesn't allow you to connect to a Home Premium system. What software can I use to accomplish this so I can access all my files at all times?
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I have VNC Viewer
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Originally Posted by nemlich22 View Post
I currently have a laptop and a desktop both running Vista Home Premium and I want to be able to access my laptop from my desktop and vice versa. I believe the built in Remote Desktop software with Vista doesn't allow you to connect to a Home Premium system. What software can I use to accomplish this so I can access all my files at all times?
actually it does. you might have to install the remote connection manager. but i use it between vista and xp. what ever account you are trying to connect to has to hav a password on the account to work.

for home use set up a network. for away from home lognein or teanviewer.
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There is a way to do this:http://www.unet.fi/fransblog/2007/08...-home-premium/

But this is what I recommend.
http://www.uvnc.com/download/
Edited by reezin14 - 12/16/08 at 12:10pm
 
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Yes you can use remote desktop between those two computers.
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www.logmein.com

Use the free version, brilliant
    
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i use teamviewer great piece of software www.teamviewer.com
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