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Remote desktop connection
What do you guys use?

 7:49 pm on Mar 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

I'd like to be able to work on my desktop while I'm travelling. Rather than manage Outlook on both my laptop and desktop, i'd rather just work on my desktop remotely. what do you guys use?

i've read a little about xp remote desktop, but also about gotomypc.com and some other options. what do you guys recommend? is remote desktop connection even something you do while travelling? what pros/cons are you aware of for the various options? thank you!



 7:52 pm on Mar 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

I use VNC or Remote Desktop, depending on the Operating System. Win2k doesn't run the Remote Desktop server, so I install VNC on those machines.


 8:07 pm on Mar 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

I have used gotomypc for about a year and it works very well for my purposes.



 8:16 pm on Mar 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

I used to use gotomypc and liked it but I switched to another named LogMeIn.
I like it even more and paid for the Pro version.


 7:32 am on Mar 18, 2005 (gmt 0)

Within my networks I use Ultr@VNC, but that won't work through my corporate firewall. From outside my networks I've had a subscription to GoToMyPC for several years. It's never let me down.


 1:07 pm on Mar 29, 2005 (gmt 0)

I use tight vnc


 6:27 pm on Mar 29, 2005 (gmt 0)

Just to clarify, Remote Desktop only works on XP Pro, Win2k Server, and Win2k3 Server. If you have XP Home, you need to use a different solution.


 12:56 am on Mar 31, 2005 (gmt 0)

I use:

"Timbuktu" for PC

"Appple Remote Desktop" for Mac

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