Remote Desktop

  BranVan39 13:12 14 Mar 2005
Locked

Hello!

I am using a Mac Powerbook (connected to net) and a PC with XP Home Edition (also connected to net.) I would like to be able to log in to my PC using the Remote Desktop Client. Could somebody please tell how I can do this.....

My PC is on the AOL broadband, as far as I am aware every time i connect i am given a different IP address. Is there anyway (apart from changing ISP) i can keep a static ip address?

Also what security settings do I need on the PC? I have Remote Desktop Client installed on both computers.

Is it just a case of typing the pc ip address into my mac and connecting?

Cheers, Andrew

  mattyc_92 13:20 14 Mar 2005

You need to have a open internet connection in order of it to work

click here for some info on how to use this feature

  Yoda Knight 16:44 14 Mar 2005

To overcome the changing ip address problem, I wrote a little prog to update my IP address in a text file on my web site via ftp, scheduled to run every 10 mins. Now I can check for my IP address whenever I need to connect to my pc by using using the command line ftp of windows (I use PC Anywhere or VNC to connect)

  BranVan39 20:51 19 Mar 2005

Yoda Knight...I don't suppose you would be able to pass the prog onto me??

Please?

  BranVan39 21:43 19 Mar 2005

no matter. found a prog called adslconnect.

thanks!

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

AMD Radeon Adrenalin release date, new features, compatible graphics cards

Indie publisher Canongate’s top 10 book covers of 2017

New iMac Pro release date, UK price & specs rumours

Tablettes Amazon Fire : quel modèle choisir ?