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Hello

Does anyone have a good idea of tools that can be used to take "control" of a pc at a distance in order to effect routine maintenance

Thanks in advance
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Windows XP has one built-in called "Remote Assistance" (Start>All Programs>Remote Assistance. All the other machines you want to access must also have Remote Assistance on them (in other words, all must be running a version of XP).

There's a Microsoft tutorial here:
http://www.microsoft...n/rmassist.mspx

If that does not meet your requirements, there's this commercial software called 'Timbuktu' which my son often uses it in his job: http://www.netopia.c...e/products/tb2/

Edited by pip22, 10 January 2007 - 08:51 AM.

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also depending on the size of your network and how often you're going to want to remote in...you could concider setting up a VPN into your network...which would allow you to connect from anywhere

also if you're running 2003 SBS as your OS on a server you can use RWW (remote web workplace....thank you sari for telling me about that jazz)...which basically set's up a web page on the server that you can use to access the network remotely
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