How To Use A Remote Desktop Software

Many bosses and business owners will use this on their employees computers. This will help them to keep an eye on anything they might be doing and to repair any problems that have to be fixed without having to be there. Before you go out and purchase one of these software programs you must first understand how it works and the basic features that it has to offer.

This program is designed to be used for any type of computer platform. However, depending on how much you spend and who makes it will be dependent upon what type of features you will have. The most popular remote desktop software are developed by Apple and Microsoft.

First you will need to make sure that the system you will be using is going to meet the minimum requirements in order to work properly. You will need to purchase the professional version when using it on a Windows XP or Vista computer. This will allow it to connect properly with the other computers.

Log into the master computer also known as the administrator for the whole program. Make sure that the remote software is running on the computer by going into the My Computer program and clicking on System Information. Click the Remote tab and check the ‘Allow remote connections to this computer’ box.

Now you will need to create another account for yourself on the same computer. It is not always a good idea to use the Administration account when connecting to the internet.

Get the IP address for this computer. This is how all of the computers will be able to communicate with each other when on the Internet. This will be a series of numbers with periods in between them.

Go to the remote computer and start up the software. Type in the IP address when it asks. When you are connected you will see the login to your computer at the house. Type in the name and password that you made to log in.