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Topic # 17813 13-Dec-2007 00:24
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I want to have more than one person simultaneously use a computer while running remote desktop feature on windows xp...or does anyone know what program I can use so I can take full control of my desktop computer using my laptop....for e.g sometimes im upstairs using my laptop and I leave the music playing on my desktop computer instead of going down stairs to adjust the volume. is there away I can just control the sound volumes from my laptap. In general what I would like to do is have full control over my desktop computer while using my laptop the remote desktop connection that we get in xp is great but what happens is it will make my desktop log out so If i wanted to control the music/downloading it wont work.

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  Reply # 99715 13-Dec-2007 01:52
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  Reply # 99870 14-Dec-2007 01:55
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This allows a single XP machine to be used by up to 3 people simultaneously.  However, it breaks the Windows license agreement so .... may be a bad idea.

I think for your case I'd stick with Fossie's idea of using VNC.


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Reply # 99893 14-Dec-2007 09:54
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I can also recommend logmein, I use it weekly to take control of a computer in Aussie to fix various problems, and or to assist with excel functions.


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  Reply # 100343 17-Dec-2007 00:24
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I can also recommend logmein, I use it weekly to take control of a computer in Aussie to fix various problems, and or to assist with excel functions.


Thanks for the help. Im just wanting to know if any of these programs would enable me to access my desktop computer through my laptop without loggin me out but enable me to control my music settings for the desktop computer. through my laptop . what im trying to say is my desktop is connected to my home theatre system so I would to play music through my desktop computer but control the fuctions(next track volume up and down etc) through my laptop.

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  Reply # 100344 17-Dec-2007 00:31
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vnc won't log you out. You can sit there and watch your mouse move on the other screen.

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  Reply # 100559 17-Dec-2007 23:18
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Fossie: vnc won't log you out. You can sit there and watch your mouse move on the other screen.

Thanks Fossie. Thats a real good software bit laggy but yeah really impressive

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