HELP - WinVNC versus XP's Remote Desktop
Jerome R. Westrick
jerry "at" westrick.com
Sat Jun 5 17:12:01 2004
On Sat, 2004-06-05 at 14:50, David wrote:
> I have used WinVNC's java browser to access my computer at home from
> different computers at work and miscellaneous places. I use it to check my
> email, see if anyone has IM'd me, etc. and sometimes I use it when I need
> files or something from my home PC. Would Windows XP's Remote Desktop work
> better for my needs? I never understood how it really worked or how to
> access my computer from a random computer not on the network or if that was
> possible. The main things missing from VNC are that it's slow to refresh,
> etc. and I can't transfer files easily (I email them to myself then check
> email on the remote computer or send them through AIM). So I'd appreciate
> someone to explain XP's remote access to me whether it is good for me or not
> and if there is a way to use VNC to transfer files. I heard that UltraVNC
> does this and I don't need RealVNC's compatibility with Linux/Unix/etc. b/c
> I ONLY use Windows computers to access my computer but I also don't know if
> UltraVNC would be a good change as I finally have RealVNC working through
> the firewalls and stuff and know how to use it.
> Thanks in advance!
Wrong list but...
RDP works better, but you need XP pro...
the home version is crippled, and I don't know
how to fix it... So I use vnc there also...
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