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Windows 7: remote desktop

25 Nov 2009   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by acadamis2000 View Post
Also remember when you are setting up remote desktop into your computer from anywhere in the world you need to open the correct ports on your firewall/router to do this. By default, the RDP port is 3389 but can also be set to 3390. In Windows Vista/7 there is also new ways of connecting to renote desktop in a more secure way. In the remote settings options make sure you choose less secure if you are going to remote in with Windows XP.
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25 Nov 2009   #12

Windows 7 x64 / Same

Also, keep in mind port forwarding to access other computers on your network.
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25 Nov 2009   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)

LogMeIn is also a fantastic free option for remote controlling a PC.
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25 Nov 2009   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium
Remote desktop

It's not Microsoft, but here is your easy, seamless solution!!! Go to and create an account with your email address and a password. Download the free remote access and install it. You will be able to to to any computer, log in with your password and take control of your PC at home. It is the easiest thing in the world and it's FREE!!! I have set up friends and family with this and it's great for trouble shooting and teaching the 'computer challenged'.
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25 Nov 2009   #15

7 home premium 64 bit

Teamviewer is also free and no need to mess with routers etc. as it works thru a webpage.
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