to control PC remotely
access means, the ability to log onto a computer from
a distant location. This implies a computer, a modem
and some remote access software to connect to the remote
computer or network. This article describes that how
you can access a PC remotely from a distinct location.
To remotely access your host PC
just follow these steps:
your Web browser > type www.abc.com.
Enter your email address and account password and press
A window appear > choose the account you want to
access and press Go.
To the right Nickname of the computer > press the
If a window appear > press run to download the GoToMyPC
Viewer. PocketView users will need to click the download
link to begin download.
When window appear > enter the access code for the
host PC and press ok.
The host PC image will appear in the viewer window.
You are now connected to your host PC and ready to start
accessing all your files, applications and email as
if you were sitting at your PC.
How you remotely control another PC
VNC allows you to remote control another
computer over the Internet. It is very easy to use and
best of all, it's FREE. The only prerequisite is that
both computers need to have an active connection to
are two components to VNC: the server and the client
VNC & Install it
VNC and unzip the file to a directory of your choice.
You will find two folders: vncviewer and winvnc.
Open the winvnc folder and double-click on setup.exe.
This will install the VNC server on your computer.
Now start the Server
To start VNC on your server:
on Start button > Programs > VNC > Administrative
Tools > Install WinVNC Service.
The server program will run and a pop-up box will prompt
you for some setting.
You will need to enter a password. Make it something
that only you will know. You certainly don't want unwanted
hackers gaining access to your computer.
Press on OK. VNC will be running in the background.
What is your IP Address
Find your IP Address for Windows:
on Start button and then choose Run.
Type cmd, when a box appears in front of you.
Type ipconfig when a DOS box will appear.
Write down the number next to IP Address
More than one IP address may appear.
Your computer is now ready to be controlled.
Remote controlling your computer
These steps must be done on your client computer:
will need to download the VNC program again.
When you have downloaded the program, unzip the file
into a folder of your choice. We will now need the folder
Open it up and you will find a program called vncviewer.exe
> double-click on this program to start it. In the
connection details box > type in your IP Address.
Press OK > a password box will soon appear.
Remote control refers to taking control of another computer;
remote access means that the remote computer actually
becomes a full-fledged host on the network.