android to control win7 over internet

Discussion in 'Mobile Computing' started by SarverSystems, Jan 13, 2015.

  1. SarverSystems

    SarverSystems [H]ardness Supreme

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    I need to run quickbooks remotely.

    I have an android tablet.

    Im thinking the best route would be to remote in and run it off the desktop.

    The problem is, how can i remote into my pc if im not on my home network?
     
  2. Zepher

    Zepher [H]ipster Replacement

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    there is an app for that as my brother remotes into his pc from his S5 from my house.
    He has 3 screens as well and the app recognizes that and he just scrolls left and right to see the screens.
    I'll ask him tomorrow what app that is.

    your tablet will need internet access for this to work.
     
  3. HeavensCloud

    HeavensCloud Oswego, not shitty as Buffalo

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    Teamviewer works well and is free. It's what most people went to when LogMeIn went to paid access only.
     
  4. mi7chy

    mi7chy 2[H]4U

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    Sly [H]ardness Supreme

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  6. Snowknight26

    Snowknight26 [H]ardness Supreme

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    Forward the RDP port and connect like you would normally, but use your WAN IP instead.
     
  7. FnordMan

    FnordMan [H]ard|Gawd

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    BAD idea, like seriously very much so a BAD idea.
    RDP is great for internal networks and VPN connections but there's enough problems with it that it's never a good idea to expose it to the internet directly.
     
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    sjuarez1980 n00b

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  9. SarverSystems

    SarverSystems [H]ardness Supreme

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    I'm using Teamviewer right now.

    So far so good!

    I'll keep the other suggestions in mind if I find some strange problem with it.
     
  10. Shlunky11

    Shlunky11 n00b

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    Just use RDP. It is a Microsoft app on Android.
     
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    wra18th [H]ardness Supreme

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