This video by ImpartLabs
is a tutorial that talks about Remote Desktop. With Remote Desktop you'll be
able to take control over any computer you want to. It's similar to Remote Assistance
and Net Meeting, the difference is with Remote Desktop both users will be able to
view what's going on.
What You Need to Connect Remote Desktop
• IP address • User Administrative Rights • Or a normal user which has been allowed access to connect remotely
Windows Operating Systems that can initiate a Remote Connection:
• XP Pro • Vista
Windows Operating Systems that can receive a Remote Connection:
• 95/98/200 • XP Home/XP Pro • Vista
The video displays a table that shows four types of connections:
1. Remote connection across the Internet. You need the public IP
address of the remote computer 2. Remote connection to computer on a VPN. When you connect to a VPN
server a tunnel would be made between you and the VPN server. You would be
part of the VPN network. You need the public IP address of the VPN. 3. Remote connection to computer on the same local network. You need
the local IP address of the computer or the computer name and the domain name. 4. Remote connection to computer in the same Workgroup. You need the
local IP address of the computer and the Workgroup name.
Setup the Computer Receiving Remote Connection
In the System Properties dialog box, on the Remote tab, set the
checkbox " Allow users to connect remotely to this computer". If the user account
that your connecting to is not an Administrator, click on the [Select Remote Users...]
button and add the user to the list.
In Control Panel open the Windows Firewall utility and on the
General tab, make sure " Don't allow exception" checkbox is NOT checked.
On the Exceptions tab,make sure " Remote Desktop" is checked. If not click on
the [Add programs...]buttons, find Remote Desktop, and add it.
In part two we set up Remote Desktop at the connection originating computer,
and make the connection to the remote computer.