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Windows 7: Remote Desktop

29 Jan 2010   #1
redsox123

Windows Seven Ultimate
 
 
Remote Desktop

How can i connect to my pc from a friends house using remote desktop, both computers are using windows seven. Thanks!


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29 Jan 2010   #2
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

I like TeamViewer better


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29 Jan 2010   #3
valtonray

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 

i'm going to guess both of you have 7 home premium, which only allows remote desktop to work as a client so unless you have professional or ultimate on one of the systems it's not going to work just use teamviewer as mentioned above it's a really good program and free to use.
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01 Feb 2010   #4
redsox123

Windows Seven Ultimate
 
 

I tried teamviewer and it work great, thank you!
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01 Feb 2010   #5
Extensa

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Another free solution is UltraVNC... I see that your problem has been solved, but another program to try in the future.
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