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#29086 22-Dec-2008 21:51
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Anyone use any remote management (remote control) software with their media centers??

I used to use UltraVNC with video hook driver turned off, it used to display the desktop of the system , and theh gbpvr application that was running, it would even play the videos.

But since upgrading video card to an 8600gt running 1920x1080 over hdmi, this freezes.  Turning the video hook driver on works, but the interface is always blank.




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#185743 22-Dec-2008 22:02
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I use LogMeIn in all my PCs...





 

 

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  #185768 23-Dec-2008 07:57
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Thanks for that Mauricio I tred LogMeIn, but it had the same result as VNC with hook driver, the PVR application is a blank window.  Fine for dealing with the rest of the system, but no good for looking at the pvr software..




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  #185772 23-Dec-2008 08:11
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how about the built-in Remote Desktop Connection?

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#185775 23-Dec-2008 08:16
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gehenna: how about the built-in Remote Desktop Connection?


This is ok if you are in the same network. If you are outside then you start messing with port forwards, etc - and if you have more than one desktop to manage then it gets hard.




 

 

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  #185777 23-Dec-2008 08:26
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I use remote desktop for accessing a second session on the system (I'm on XP btw).  But couldn't get the console session to work, and based on previous experience I've not found the RDP client to display a direct3d app either..

BTW, RDP over wan does work pretty well, as I do it from Work to Home...I use an SSH tunnel and with TCL Cable (2mbps upload) it's quite usable.




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  #185779 23-Dec-2008 08:42
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davidcole: I use remote desktop for accessing a second session on the system (I'm on XP btw).  But couldn't get the console session to work, and based on previous experience I've not found the RDP client to display a direct3d app either..

BTW, RDP over wan does work pretty well, as I do it from Work to Home...I use an SSH tunnel and with TCL Cable (2mbps upload) it's quite usable.

Are you just wanting to connect to your HTPC externally to watch content?  If so then you may want to consider switching to MediaPortal which has a client/server architecture.




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  #185780 23-Dec-2008 08:48
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redjet: Are you just wanting to connect to your HTPC externally to watch content?  If so then you may want to consider switching to MediaPortal which has a client/server architecture.


Just FYI GB-PVR has a client/server architecture.

 
 
 
 


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  #185782 23-Dec-2008 09:45
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redjet:
davidcole: I use remote desktop for accessing a second session on the system (I'm on XP btw).  But couldn't get the console session to work, and based on previous experience I've not found the RDP client to display a direct3d app either..

BTW, RDP over wan does work pretty well, as I do it from Work to Home...I use an SSH tunnel and with TCL Cable (2mbps upload) it's quite usable.

Are you just wanting to connect to your HTPC externally to watch content?  If so then you may want to consider switching to MediaPortal which has a client/server architecture.


No not wanting to connect externally to view content, although it is handy for checking the videos have recorded while the wife is watching something else (not on the pvr), I just want to be able to see the interface via remote cotnrol, while the TV is doing something else.




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  #185853 23-Dec-2008 20:43
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sbiddle: 
Just FYI GB-PVR has a client/server architecture.

Cool! Sounds like your just the person who can help out davidcole with his question then!




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