Category: Remote Connectivity

Use AVG AntiVirus App to Locate, Lock, Unlock, or Wipe Your Android Device Remotely 49

Use AVG AntiVirus App to Locate, Lock, Unlock, or Wipe Your Android Device Remotely

AVG AntiVirus is a free and popular antivirus application that people have been using on their desktop computers for years to protect their desktop operating system, such as Windows XP or Windows 7. Download...

Remote Desktop Connection Manager v2.2 0

Remote Desktop Connection Manager v2.2

You can manage multiple Remote Desktop Connections with RDCMan, a utility that has been around for a long time. Unfortunately, Microsoft didn’t make this tool widely available for several years. Fortunately, Microsoft’s Symon Perriman...

How to Install Telnet Client on Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7, or Vista 0

How to Install Telnet Client on Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7, or Vista

Telnet Client is not installed by default on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, or Windows Server 2008. The procedures to install Telnet Client vary based on the operating system you are using. Microsoft has documented the...

Comparison of Remote Desktop Software for Various Platforms 1

Comparison of Remote Desktop Software for Various Platforms

Managing your workstations and servers remotely has become a necessity these days. Here’s a comparison of remote desktop software on wikipedia that you may find helpful. Click on the image below to see the...

How to Remotely Restart a Windows Computer 2

How to Remotely Restart a Windows Computer

The Shutdown command can be used to remotely restart or shutdown a Windows 2000 or later computer. For example, you can remotely reboot a Windows 7 computer from a Windows XP computer as long...

How to Centralize Remote Access Policies Using RADIUS 0

How to Centralize Remote Access Policies Using RADIUS

Remote access policies are local to the Windows Server 2003 where they are created. Therefore, you cannot synchronize remote access policies between servers. In addition, because remote access policies cannot be integrated with Active...

Remote Desktop Keyboard Shortcuts 0

Remote Desktop Keyboard Shortcuts

I work with Remote Desktop a lot. When I am writing an article or a blog post, I often need to take screen shots. The shortcuts that I use on my desktop, such as...

How to Find All Services Running Under SVCHOST.EXE 2

How to Find All Services Running Under SVCHOST.EXE

While troubleshooting a network issue, I had to locate the services running under SVCHOST.EXE on a remote machine running Windows Server 2003. You can use the TASKLIST utility to see all the services that...

How to Enable Remote Desktop on Windows Server 2008 Server Core 1

How to Enable Remote Desktop on Windows Server 2008 Server Core

Windows Server 2008 (WS08) Server Core can be used in lots of useful scenarios. However, because WS08 does not have a GUI, you need to use the command prompt to accomplish the administrative tasks....

Terminal Services Gateway vs. Terminal Services RemoteApp: What’s the diff? 0

Terminal Services Gateway vs. Terminal Services RemoteApp: What’s the diff?

Windows Server 2008 offers both Terminal Services Gateway (TS Gateway) and Terminal Services RemoteApp (TS RemoteApp) features. Although they both offer Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) over HTTPS, the main difference between them is that...

Making Cisco VPN Client on Windows XP Work Behind a Router 0

Making Cisco VPN Client on Windows XP Work Behind a Router

I recently ran into this situation where I had to configure a Windows XP computer located on an internal network behind a Windows Server 2003 running Routing & Remote Access service to connect to...

Modify Default Port Number for Terminal Services/Remote Desktop 0

Modify Default Port Number for Terminal Services/Remote Desktop

By default, Terminal Services (and Remote Desktop) uses TCP port 3389. If you use Remote Desktop or Terminal Services to connect to your Windows computer, you might want to consider modifying the default port...