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  1. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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    A friend of mine mentioned that he had used some software that enabled him to control access and view files to all of the pc's and printers etc on his home Lan, he was suggesting that the package enabled him to operate each PC as if he was logged on,,,,,

    Any suggestions?
     
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    Ask him? (sorry, could not resist) :Wink:
     
  3. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Its called Logmein, I use it to see what stock I have in Hastings warehouse.

    There are various others, just google it

    You wont get in Jims site though!!!!:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Peter
     
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  4. Chockswahay

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    Sorry ShiftZZ, 'ere's a more useful suggestion than my last one.....

    http://www.crossloop.com

    I used to use it in my 'Microsoft' days but I use Apple now so can't really help.
     
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    He just replied and the package was called "Cisco Network Magic Pro 5.5" any good?
     
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    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    How would I know silly billy, I use Logmein:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    By the way none of them end up being free.

    Peter
     
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  8. Jim

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    Hasn't Windoze got its own remote desktop connection, just set it up and login
     
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    It its really a network management/admin tool for small networks - like a Small office. and was discontinued by Cisco in August - but you can still get copies around the web if you want to

    What is it you are wanting to do? if it just local sharing at home then the simplest in windows world is a file and printer sharing settings - and if all your PC's are win7 then just set up a home group

    if not then there are other solutions
     
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    Try This

    I use Teamviewer

    Totally free for non-commecial use
    Just download onto your PC at home and note down the number it gives the computer. If you pre-password it you can access it whenever it is on.

    I use a tablet to connect when I am not there. Teamviewer has an app for android.

    Have a try - If you want help PM me

    www.teamviewer.com
     
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    Not all versions of Windows support Remote Desktop.

    Use this (which is free). Will work inside a network:
    http://www.tightvnc.com/

    and support lots of platforms.

    Cheers
     
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    I was going to suggest a combination of VNC and file/printer sharing.

    OR move to linux and do it all properly:Rofl1:
     
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    Teamviwer
     
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