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Remote access in XP help

By hophead ยท 6 replies
Sep 30, 2004
  1. Does remote access work across the internet , and is it available in XP Home?

    If so, how do I set it up?

    Thanks in advance for any help.
  2. young&wild

    young&wild TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 993

    The last time I read about Win XP, only Win XP Pro has the Remote Access feature, no t Win XP Home.
  3. hophead

    hophead TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for your reply. That was my thinking, but there is a setup in XP Home to do this.

    If anyone else has any other info, I would sure appreciate it.

  4. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    You can always get VNCViewer or something of that sort to allow you to take control of someone else's computer (after they have installed and setup the program), or someone can get into yours across the internet.

    :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
    See ya around ;)
  5. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    If you want to run VNC across the internet then keep in mind that VNC does not use encryption and is insecure. You should always tunnel VNC through SSH.

    Remote Administrator from is one of the solutions that uses encryption and is a better solution for internet connectivity.
  6. James

    James TS Rookie

    Remote Access


    I am using Remote Access solution called "RemotePC". You can look it up onthe net. It is very easy and simple to use. It offers security and is very cost effective.It allows you to access your Internet enabled home or office computer from a remote computer with Internet access anywhere in the world and run applications and other programs, read emails, access your data files and even transfer files between your computer and the remote computer.
    They have a free trial version, so you can test it and then buy it if it suits your needs.

  7. PCDoc99

    PCDoc99 TS Rookie

    Just use UltraVNC it is free and it is secure

    UltraVNC is Free and has Encryption. see for details.

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