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Windows 7: Win7 removed Desktop sharing program ??

19 Nov 2009   #1
BSkiLLs

Win-7HP, VistaHP, XP
 
 
Win7 removed Desktop sharing program ??

Am i blind or did they also remove that or do they have a replacement for it ?? Also what was the name of it again on Vista ?? Desktop share connection or something like that ??

What are some good programs you guy's might have tried or use to you would recommended ??
[besides gotometting, HP's skyroom, sharedview, or any online versions]


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19 Nov 2009   #2
patwhatsthat

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Nope...not gone...still there. Just type remote desktop in the search box, or mstsc in the run dialog box..
Hope this helps

EDIT: Forgot to mention it is also available as a shortcut from within Start>All Programs>Accessories
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13 Dec 2009   #3
BSkiLLs

Win-7HP, VistaHP, XP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by patwhatsthat View Post
Nope...not gone...still there. Just type remote desktop in the search box, or mstsc in the run dialog box..
Hope this helps

EDIT: Forgot to mention it is also available as a shortcut from within Start>All Programs>Accessories
Sorry hadnt responded back. Been gone/way busy plus did a complete reformat on all my systems and re-upgraded them all to 7 but.. yeah so havent logged in lately for couple weeks.

Anyways, not that one as that one only is a remote desktop, Not same thing as im referring to. Like just to show your desktop to others (not for them to CONTROL yours or you control theirs.)

Thxs for the reply tho.
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13 Dec 2009   #4
ArXiLaMaS

 
 

You can do that with Skype too if you are using it
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15 Dec 2009   #5
BSkiLLs

Win-7HP, VistaHP, XP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ArXiLaMaS View Post
You can do that with Skype too if you are using it
Yeah sometimes but not really. Plus need something that the other person doesn't really maybe have to install and if they do something easy for them to install and figure out how to use it self even though i would still be talking live with them for the most part and be able to walk them through it with the install and how to view what i am showing them.
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15 Dec 2009   #6
patwhatsthat

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Maybe you're talking about NetMeeting, still not for sure, but this is whatsup for Windows 7 and Netmeeting.
As of Windows Vista, NetMeeting is no longer included with Microsoft Windows, and Microsoft recommends using newer applications such as Windows Meeting Space, Remote Desktop Connection, Remote Assistance, Windows Live Messenger and Microsoft Office Live Meeting in place of NetMeeting. Windows Meeting Space works only over peer-to-peer IPv6 local networks, not the internet, only has collaboration features and lacks NetMeeting's conferencing features, however Windows Live Messenger allows 1-to-1 audio-video conferencing. Live Meeting is a paid subscription/service-based offering that [1] includes multi-party conferencing features. For internet collaboration and screen sharing, Microsoft has also released SharedView as a separate download.
Hope this helps
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15 Dec 2009   #7
BSkiLLs

Win-7HP, VistaHP, XP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by patwhatsthat View Post
Maybe you're talking about NetMeeting, still not for sure, but this is whatsup for Windows 7 and Netmeeting.
As of Windows Vista, NetMeeting is no longer included with Microsoft Windows, and Microsoft recommends using newer applications such as Windows Meeting Space, Remote Desktop Connection, Remote Assistance, Windows Live Messenger and Microsoft Office Live Meeting in place of NetMeeting. Windows Meeting Space works only over peer-to-peer IPv6 local networks, not the internet, only has collaboration features and lacks NetMeeting's conferencing features, however Windows Live Messenger allows 1-to-1 audio-video conferencing. Live Meeting is a paid subscription/service-based offering that [1] includes multi-party conferencing features. For internet collaboration and screen sharing, Microsoft has also released SharedView as a separate download.
Hope this helps
think it was called this: or- as i said above. Microsoft share connection or something to that effect. but this is it basically below.

Explore the features: Windows Meeting Space - Explore the features: Windows Meeting Space

But not for on same network. like the pc-to-pc features & version. Oohh and on sharedveiw thats what i use to use quite a bit plus 2 others when or if needed but they do not work with win7.
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17 Apr 2010   #8
bmc71p

win 7
 
 
Win7 removed Desktop sharing program ??

still available but as new hidden folder - PUBLIC\DESKTOP that is in C:\USERS\PUBLIC. You have to unhide all folders within c:\USERS\PUBLIC to get to C:\USERS\PUBLIC\PUBLIC\DESKTOP folder. Simply place any new shortcuts, etc. in this folder to be shared by all users

Good luck
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18 Apr 2010   #9
ccatlett1984

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bmc71p View Post
still available but as new hidden folder - PUBLIC\DESKTOP that is in C:\USERS\PUBLIC. You have to unhide all folders within c:\USERS\PUBLIC to get to C:\USERS\PUBLIC\PUBLIC\DESKTOP folder. Simply place any new shortcuts, etc. in this folder to be shared by all users

Good luck
This is nothing like what the OP is attempting to get working. He wants to be using the computer and be able to "share" the screen that he sees with someone on another computer.
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22 Feb 2012   #10
bradavon

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I've been looking into this myself and it seems for "Screen Sharing":

1. Windows XP has Netmeeting.
2. Windows Vista replaces Netmeeting with Windows Meeting Space (BSkiLLs must mean this).
3. Windows 7 has neither. There was the standalone SharedView but Microsoft discontinued that on 03/02/2012.

All were free products.

As meeting/screen sharing is really a business not consumer need, it looks like it was replaced with various paid services:

1. Lync and Lync Online: Corporate Instant Messaging (with Screen Sharing) and Online Meetings (Live Meeting is better). Effectively the replacement for Windows Meeting Space.
2. Office Live Meeting: Online Meetings and Webinars. I don't "think" it offers Screen Sharing.
3. Office 365: Microsoft Office collaboration and productivity tools delivered through the cloud, which links in with Lync.

It's probably also due to Microsoft removing the included apps in Windows 7 all together and streamlining them into the consumer orientated Windows Live Essentials suite.

Remote Desktop Connection, Remote Assistance and Windows Live Messenger don't offer meeting or screen sharing capabilities, making them useless replacements for Netmeeting/Windows Meeting Space.

Now Microsoft own Skype, the consumer replacement for "Screen Sharing" is Skype! -

https://support.skype.com/en-gb/faq/...hare-my-screen

p.s - I bet Microsoft will end up killing off Windows Live Messenger now they've got the more powerful Skype. Everything Windows Live Messenger can do, Skype can do better.
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