Remote Desktop (RDP) is technology built into Windows XP Professional and higher that allows you to remotely connect to other computers over a network. Before you can remote in to a machine running Windows 8, you need to enable it first. Here’s how.
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If you have a network environment with both Windows and Mac OS X, there will be times you need to connect to the Mac from Windows. Note: In this example I’m connecting a Windows 7 system to my Mac running OS X Lion over my home network. Remote Access a Mac from Windows First, download […]
If you use Remote Desktop (RDP) to connect to other computers on your network, you’ll want to speed up the process. Here’s how to configure optimal settings for a faster RDP experience. After you have Remote Desktop enabled. Start a new RDP session and click Options. Next, click the Display tab. Slide the Display Configuration […]
As soon as Drop.io announced that they were bought by Facebook, Tonido created a new welcome page for exiled users. Needless to say I took the bait and gave Tonido a spin – the results? I’m impressed. Not only does it allow easy file sharing, but it could give VPN’s a run for their money. […]
http://join.me is the best and simplest Screen Sharing and File Transfer tool I’ve ever used, period. Oh yeah, I forgot to mention the service is 100% free and it works seamlessly with PC and Mac systems. If it can run flash, you can use join.me (sorry iPad and iPhone users…). A game changer for sure being that […]
By Default, the ability to RDP or Remote Desktop into Windows 7 is disabled. I discovered this today when I was in a conference room at work and tried to RDP into my Windows 7 RTM box. With a room full of people, I tried in vain for several minutes until I realized the problem […]