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I have Windows 7 64 but....i would like to control it from my college computer....I know its possible and I used to do it with Windows XP but I can't figure out how to do it on Windows 7.....
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Here's a quick how-to:

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...windows-vista/
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I have Windows 7 64 but....i would like to control it from my college computer....I know its possible and I used to do it with Windows XP but I can't figure out how to do it on Windows 7.....
There are a few ways. I personally use logmein.com.
    
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Logmein, teamviewer, RDP, VNC over SSH, etc..

Personally I'd only allow an SSH port facing the world on a non-default port.
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I have those settings already but for some reason it does not work.....I am connected through wireless...what address do i type in the address area from my college?
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teamviewer..

so easy to use, i use it most days to fix all my freinds pc problems, free and fast.

http://download.cnet.com/TeamViewer/...-10398150.html

i can't recommend it more to be honest.

you can also do file transfer and vpn.
    
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teamviewer..

so easy to use, i use it most days to fix all my freinds pc problems, free and fast.

http://download.cnet.com/TeamViewer/...-10398150.html

i can't recommend it more to be honest.

you can also do file transfer and vpn.
Am i going to have to install this on both machines?
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+1 logmein.com, but the other sites like teamviewer will achieve the same thing.

Web access, fast, blank computer keyboard on remote machine, etc. You will only need to install the app on the remote computer, and you are set to go with access from your web account.

There is also RDP which is built into windows for this kind of thing.
    
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Am i going to have to install this on both machines?
Yeah.
    
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Use logmein or teamviewer.
    
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