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Discussion in 'General Software' started by hat, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. hat

    hat Maximum Overclocker

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    Hey TPU, I need remote control software again. I've asked this question before and someone reccomended LogMeIn, and it was great, but for some reason, when I go to thier website, even after specifically going to the LogMeIn Free section on thier website, they still install the Pro2 trail instead of the free edition I was trying to get.

    Anyways, I need free remote control software. I don't need support for sound, or file/printer sharing, all I need to be able to do is control the mouse and keyboard on the host pc.
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    What about UltraVNC?
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    Use log me in, once the pro version runs out it will revert back to logmein free :) theres also a logmein iPhone app now
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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    Remote Desktop.
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    Yup. Logmein Pro reverts back to Logmein Free after the trial expires. Its a very good Remote control software though. You can control multiple PCs in different windows.
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    I don't have XP Pro installed on that machine.

    Worth looking into... is that any better than logmein?

    Ah, that's good to hear. At least I don't have to go through any bs :)
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    I wish I could say, but I've never tried Logmein. I'm new to the remote control software thing and UltraVNC is all I've tried. All I can say is, for a beginner like me, it was easy to use and did all I wanted it to. Hope that helps!
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    UltraVNC is decent alright, but I noticed there was a little more lag with it compared to LogMeIn.
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    Gosupportnow is another very good remote support tool. It is very easy to use and costs only $19.95 / month. Another alternative is deploying on premise remote support appliance such as RHUB or Bomgar appliances in order to remotely access computers.
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    TeamViewer and its free :)
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    a good free alternative to logmein is a free dyndns service like noip (http://www.noip.com/) combined with any free VNC client, such as Ultra or my pick RealVNC (http://www.realvnc.com/). the biggest issue i have is having to keep the dyndns active when it's not used. it's really no issue, they will email you and you click a link and enter a captcha to keep the account active.
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    There are various incarnations of VNC, some with SSH tunneling for security, which will allow remote management of a system.
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    Meraki systems manager. It does this and then some.

    Even has geofencing! He he!!!
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Why are you resurrecting all these old threads?

    @remixedcat : Does that work with Linux as well?
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    I think its windows or Mac osx only.. And android and iOS.
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    Teamviewer it's free and works perfectly.

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