Thanks to a few exceptional programs, you can now eliminate any distance barriers between you and your PC. A host of remote access tools are available that do the job in a simple and secure way. The video mentions a few paid services which accomplish this, that doesn’t matter because you can get free ones! The video above talks us through the setup of Remote Desktop Connection. This connection allows you to connect to another computer and use it. A DIY Remote setup requires some simple port forwarding which is part of Windows XP and Vista too.
- VNC (Virtual Network Computing) is one free tool that is a must for those serious about remote sharing. VNC itself serves up many variants with their own subset of features.
- UltraVNC for Windows gets the vote for its ease of use via a remote viewer or any browser (for non-Windows machines) that has Java installed.
The grasp of this tech could be a lifesaver especially if you are the forgetful type who has left important files back on the home PC. Check out our complete range of Internet and Windows how-to’s and subscribe to HacknMod for daily updates for free.