remote access question...

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by gballard, Aug 4, 2003.

  1. gballard

    gballard Moderator

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    When I get my broadband connection going....I want to be able to remotely access my system from work...and I know there are several options out there...I was wondering what most of you guys use? I have it narrowed down to 3 or 4...

    1. Terminal Services - my main workstation at home is a Windows XP Professional workstation so I know I could use Remote Desktop Connection.

    2. VNC - I use this alot at work on my servers. Its pretty lightweight as far as system resources go.

    3. PCAnywhere - I could run the Host Only version of this on my workstation...we use this alot at work too.

    Once I decide on a solution...I will then need to track down what ports will need to be forwarded and so forth eh?
     
  2. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    VNC here. I've used terminal services in the past, but I prefer VNC :)
     
  3. gballard

    gballard Moderator

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    did you just use VNC or TightVNC?
     
  4. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    gballard: Take a look at UltraVNC. It's got some great features that the original VNC server/client doesn't have, and the video hook driver speeds up performance quite a bit in 2k/XP.
    http://ultravnc.sourceforge.net

    :)