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Windows 7: Onscreen Control via Remote Desktop

25 Apr 2012   #1

WIn7 Ultimate 64
Onscreen Control via Remote Desktop


I set up my Vista Home Premium machine to be used with Remote Desktop (via the hack) from my Win7 Machine (Ultimate). I am using my Vista machine as a home server and to stream movies to my TV. I wanted to set up the remote desktop to be able to control what I see on the TV from my Win7 machine-- essentially using my Win7 machine as a remote control for the Vista machine to access Hulu or Netflix etc. However, it seems I can login to the Vista machine as some kind of shadow-user, but not actually control whats happening on-screen.

Is there someway I can get onscreen control of the Vista machine via Remote Desktop?

Bless y'all!

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25 Apr 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Try Teamviewer.
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26 Apr 2012   #3
Dave Atkin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Or Logmein

BTW, you will probably find that the video quality is crapped through an Remote connection. Streaming will also be slower so its not recommended really.
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26 Apr 2012   #4

WIn7 Ultimate 64

Thanks. Both of these worked!

Youre right, streaming is pretty poor through remote connection. But I just wanted to remote start the streaming from my Win7 so I can watch it on my TV.
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