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Windows 7: Remote connect software recommendation?

27 Jan 2016   #1
b3atts

Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit 10586 Multiprocessor Free
 
 
Remote connect software recommendation?

Hi,
Would anyone be able to suggest software to enable a remote connection to another terminal over the internet/WAN for support. must offer Windows 7 support, XP would be a bonus.
This will be so that a user can remote connect to a computer to be able to operate system files/ install programs and operate simple editing software, also screen recording software.

I've looked at a few but I was wondering if anyone had one that would be most suitable and fit these needs best.
Many thanks for any help


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27 Jan 2016   #2
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Team Viewer is the industry standard, does everything you could ask of it Free for personal use only various commercial plans available

TeamViewer - Remote Support, Remote Access, Online Collaboration and Meetings
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27 Jan 2016   #3
b3atts

Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit 10586 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

Thanks for that I'll have a research of it, price isn't really an issue if the product works effectively.
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27 Jan 2016   #4
b3atts

Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit 10586 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

I've had a look at team viewer, however the subscription model is monthly billing, the organization paying wont allow monthly billing, are there any recommended that have a one off payment for purchase?

Many Thanks
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27 Jan 2016   #5
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

I found this on the TeamViewer site for a Business License:
Quote:
No monthly fees! Pay once, use permanently.
Source: https://www.teamviewer.com/en-us/pricing/

You could ask TeamViewer support if you have any questions about their licenses.
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27 Jan 2016   #6
margrave

Size 12
 
 

Try Chrome Remote Desktop. Completely free.
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27 Jan 2016   #7
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

+1 for Team Viewer. I'm using it for 5,6 years.
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27 Jan 2016   #8
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

I've been using TeamViewer for many years and no problems here.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by margrave View Post
Try Chrome Remote Desktop. Completely free.
As the OP is in a business environment, this might be important if Chrome is considered.
Quote:
Preparing your remote desktop

For this tool to work, you'll need to have the Chrome browser and Google's Chrome Remote Desktop extension installed on all PCs that you plan to access, or access another PC from.
Source: Access your PCs from afar with Google's free, simple Chrome Remote Desktop software | PCWorld

It's an old article, so maybe things have changed.
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