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Topic # 188972 12-Dec-2015 07:06
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Anyone got this to work? I need to be able to do this as the device often forgets port forwarding settings and I need to be able to set them up again. I know you can do this by using the Windows Remote Desktop feature then call up 192.168.1.1 but it is the port I need to make this work that gets forgotten most often. Hence the best solution would seem to be to access the HG659 interface externally, but no luck in making this happen. Any help appreciated.



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  Reply # 1449012 12-Dec-2015 07:59
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You could use something like team viewer to log into the PC, no port forwarding required. Probably safer than allowing remote access to the router

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  Reply # 1449062 12-Dec-2015 09:54
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phantomdb: Firstly you have done a firmware update https://www.spark.co.nz/help/internet-data/equipment/huawei/hg659-gateway/update-modem-firmware-huawei-hg659/


Yes I have the latest firmware, should have mentioned I am on Vodafone.



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  Reply # 1449065 12-Dec-2015 09:56
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shk292: You could use something like team viewer to log into the PC, no port forwarding required. Probably safer than allowing remote access to the router


Thanks, this could be the solution - is Teamviewer able to connect to a remote Windows PC that is powered up but not logged in?

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  Reply # 1449146 12-Dec-2015 12:05
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shk292: You could use something like team viewer to log into the PC, no port forwarding required. Probably safer than allowing remote access to the router


Thanks, this could be the solution - is Teamviewer able to connect to a remote Windows PC that is powered up but not logged in?


yes, in my setup at home, team viewer starts with windows and you can use it to log in.



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  Reply # 1449177 12-Dec-2015 13:50
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Thanks for the tip got it all working here now cool

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  Reply # 1449181 12-Dec-2015 14:04
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I personally use AnyDesk - works well, quick and allows signing into a PC




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