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Windows 7: How Can the Remote Desktop be Seen for Teaching?

15 May 2013   #1
JhTexas

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 
How Can the Remote Desktop be Seen for Teaching?

Can someone tell me how to make the remote computer's screen display what's being done during a remote session?
I want to access my nieces computer and demonstrate how to work with certain programs.
Currently it just shows the login screen and says that the user is logged in and she can't see what I'm doing.

Thanks for your time.


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15 May 2013   #2
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Don't think that is possible inside Remote Desktop .

There are alternatives like team viewer and screen sharing inside Skype .

TeamViewer - TeamViewer - Free Remote Control, Remote Access & Online Meetings

Skype - Free Skype internet calls and cheap calls to phones online - Skype
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15 May 2013   #3
LMiller7

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Remote Desktop is not designed to do what you want.
Remote Assistance might work for you:
Step-by-Step Guide to Remote Assistance
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16 May 2013   #4
diplo

Windows 7 Profession x64
 
 

VNC is great program for offering assistance and also letting the user interact / see what you are doing. Remote access & control software for desktop & mobile platforms - RealVNC
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16 May 2013   #5
JhTexas

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Thanks for confirming that Win7 remote desktop is not capable and the suggestions for other programs to try.
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