Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: home network remote. can it be done?

11 Apr 2014   #1
mecherra

64 winows 7 professional
 
 
home network remote. can it be done?

howdee
Now that I have my home network working between my laptop and my desktop. (I am able to share files between them) I am onto my next project.
Could someone give me instructions on how to set up a remote access? (for the best way to describe what i want to do) I do not want to go out of my home network and would only like to use this remote access between my desk and my lap at home only.Thank you for you experiance


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
11 Apr 2014   #2
nooruddin76

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Remote Desktop Connection program.. the Host should have ultimate or higher i think.. not sure about professional ..check it out.. right click my computer .. properties..remote.. and it should have remote desktop option
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Apr 2014   #3
mecherra

64 winows 7 professional
 
 

Thank you. Now that remote is enabled on both computers, I am still not shure of if and how to connect to my desktop from laptop within my home network to use this remote funtion. Could you help some more?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

12 Apr 2014   #4
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

See this tutorial for details in how to use Remote Desktop Connection: Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) - Network. Option One is for you.

Kari
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Apr 2014   #5
3D Jed

Windows 7 pro x64 SP1
 
 

I have several pcs on a network, used for rendering, and I manage them (check temps etc) using remote desktop. Any version of Vista, 7 or 8 can initiate a remote session, but the remote pc (the one being connected to) must be Pro or higher. All my pcs have static ip's.

So to use RDC, go all programs, accessories, remote desktop connection. This box opens - enter the remote ip.

Name:  rdc.JPG
Views: 12
Size:  29.6 KB

you will probably be asked for username and password (for the remote pc) - you can save this info. I don't use passwords on my render pcs, and for security reasons blank password logon is not allowed - there is a tweak that allows this.

BTW to shutdown the remote pc, click Windows security

Name:  rdc_shutdown.JPG
Views: 12
Size:  26.8 KB

and the power button

Name:  off.JPG
Views: 12
Size:  11.1 KB

HTH


My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 home network remote. can it be done?




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Remote Desktop Fail Inside Home Network
My home network has 4 wired computers (all Win 7 Pro) which I access using Remote Desktop Connection when I'm going to be out of my office for extended periods. I have done this before, but it's been a while. The steps I take to get it running are: 1. Go to control panel - System - Remote Settings...
Network & Sharing
Remote desktop within home network?
Is there an easy way to remote access a 7 system from XP within a home network? (No 3rd party software plz) I hear people are having problems with remote desktop away from home, but is it any different doing it between 2 pcs in the same house? Can I prevent people outside the network from...
Network & Sharing
Network and remote access for home photography business
Hello All Here's a question for all you network savvy guys and gals. My wife has a home based photography business. Her studio is located on our property. Currently her network consists of her PC, a Motorola DSL Modem/Router from ATT and an external USB HD. She would like to be able to...
Network & Sharing
Remote Desktop Connection: home network versus internet
So I got sick of my old VNC program not connecting outside of my home network and decided to figure out this whole RDC thing. Got it all set up, works great...inside my home network! If I try to use my external IP (or rather the external IP of my router) to connect to my desktop from my laptop it...
Network & Sharing
VPN Configuration for Remote Access to Home Network
Hello, I am trying to configure a VPN to connect to my home network so that I can access files on my home computer whilst at the office. I have succeeded in being able to access a folder on my home desktop which I added using "add network location" on my laptop. However, while I'm connected through...
Network & Sharing


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:22.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App