Free Remote Access

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Gasp, Mar 29, 2010.

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  1. Gasp

    Gasp Registered Member

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    Are there any free remote access tools like PCAnywhere ?
     
  2. Cudni

    Cudni Global Moderator

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    UltraVnc maybe or Logmein free
     
  3. Gasp

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    Thanks
     
  4. Sully

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    tight vnc is what I like to use, as the person on the other end can see what you are doing to thier computer.

    if you don't have another party watching the other end, my experience shows RDP to be the best in terms of experience (non-sluggish). Just change the default ports and be sure you have the user accounts/permissions set properly for your use.

    I used to use log-mein products, and they are not bad. However in the past few months I have been using Lan Bridger exclusively. I have a server up which is the host, and when I need to help someone I give them the public profile. They log in, I log in. Then I can use tight vnc or RDP from within a true LAN subnet over the internet. No fuss.. no muss.. just they way it should be.

    Sul.
     
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    GAOTD just had AnyPlace Control 4 up for grabs which is some expensive remote software.

    I like any of the VNC softwares. UltraVNC, RealVNC, TightVNC, etc. I think I stuck with UltraVNC though. I used it to take control of my dads desktop for monitoring and UVNC was the only one that had allowed me to option to hide the task tray icon by settings. Its something the other 2 didnt offer.
     
  6. LenC

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    I've been using teamviewer for years. It has worked perfectly.
     
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    I have used teamviewer. It is a nice product.

    TightVNC has had the option to hide the tray icon for years (via registry value). Only way you can tell it is running is if the service is started.

    Sul.
     
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    Likewise TeamViewer gets my vote.
    Have been using it for around a year now.
    Great application - Free for personal use. :)
     
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