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What's you favorite software to use for remoting in to another Windows desktop/laptop?

 

I personally use LogMeIn. I have all my computers and others I work on all in my 1 account. Pretty simple to use and I prefer it to the default Windows RDC.

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Aw logmein drives me absolutly mental.. However their login website is actually quite useful as it means people dont have to install something for you to help the.

 

www.join.me

 

As for myself, I use teamviewer which is def about the best around for personal use. Has all the features of logmein pro without any of the downfalls. You can add people to your profile and log into it from your desktop (or any other machine with teamviewer on). No logging into websites, java updates, speed issues or any of the annoying stuff. Its basically logmein that works all the time instead of when it feels like it on certain browsers lol.

 

www.teamviewer.com

 

If you like logmein (which I did used to use myself) then you will absolutly love teamviewer

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For accessing my windows server I use Windows Remote Desktop however for computers or support I normally use Team Viewer. Free, easy setup however does have limitation when it comes to admin things.

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For accessing my windows server I use Windows Remote Desktop however for computers or support I normally use Team Viewer. Free, easy setup however does have limitation when it comes to admin things.

 

Thats very true...... I also use rdp for my own computer. However have loads of people on my teamviewer account as if not for anything else it saves me going to peoples houses every 2 seconds when their computer breaks all on its own without any intervention from the user whatsoever and installs all its own toolbars from various ad companies LOL

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Just curious. Why do you need remote control software? I have only used that type of software once when I was setting up a private game server that was already installed with Windows. All my servers, presently, are installed with Centos and I work on my servers via ssh.

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Just curious. Why do you need remote control software? I have only used that type of software once when I was setting up a private game server that was already installed with Windows. All my servers, presently, are installed with Centos and I work on my servers via ssh.

 

Because unfortunatly being the techie in the family I am constantly fixing peoples computers. Therefore each time I do, I now add them to my teamviewer account. This way when they break it I dont need to walk out of my front door to fix em :)

 

Also I am a software developer and remote support for custom made software is often part of the contracts. Therefore remote support is required and these kinds of things are handy if they dont fancy paying for terminal service licences.

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Dont really have different computers around the world, so no need for all that.

But a few times I've been asked my people to help them, And I've used TeamViewer.. awesome Piece of software

 

If your only gettin asked a few times your doing well. Seems like a full time job just with family these days LOL

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I have a PC placed at my parents house for downloading purposes, which are scheduled between midnight and 9am. This is because they have a much better connection that I do here, plus no monthly caps.

 

To remotely control that computer I have both LogMeIn and TeamViewer installed on it, just in case one fails. I have have Remote Desktop enabled, but I can't use that from work because the local council have blocked the port.

 

I have also enabled a web-interface on my router so I can remotely wake the computer up from sleep, rather than have it running 24/7 wasting power. This is because the computer will only WOL from sleep due to the motherboard restrictions and I can't get the WOL magic packet to route through the Internet and my router via NAT.

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Haven't used a VPN connection in aaaaaaages but I really need to look into it again for simplicity on the ol' home network. In fact, it's been so long since I used one that the software I had was just called "VPN", I think. I'd probably just use the standard Windows thing these days, since it'd be "internal" use and I could limit the connection to stuff on my gateway. Either that or just get a monitor/keyboard/mouse switch, of course.

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Try mingleview. This software has many new features over its competitors like first application with unlimited participants. It does not require installation and also gives you HD Quality of video and gives Secure peer 2 peer connection built over SSL.

In the beginning I dint know security when it was its p2p then after seeing SSL security

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