Ideal Windows remote assistance/ screen sharing devices?
For attaching to web servers :
- Terminal Services (without screen - sharing)
- Any VNC version (with screen - sharing)
For attaching to customers :
I have experience with various applications:
At job I make use of Netviewer One2Meet, in fact functions quite possibly for screen - sharing/collaboration objectives. Among their better attributes are that it functions well with twin - screen arrangements (drag the vieuwer - symbol to an additional screen to show that screen) which it functions both - means if you desire it to.
In the house I generally make use of LogMeIn given that it functions from within an internet - browser and also permits me to visit to my computer in the house from almost everywhere with no problem.
My 2 favourites are Copilot and also WebEx, which is more of a meeting device yet the desktop computer sharing attribute is amazing and also I have actually utilized it totally for remote assistance objectives. Both are registration - based.
For a free choice I have actually additionally had excellent outcomes with excellent old Remote Assistance using Windows Live Messenger for the periodic aid - the - family members - participant assistance "emergency situation".
I made use of to make use of VNC solitary - click and also versions thereof, yet the discussion and also implementation was a little harsh around the sides.
Recently I've located "GoToAssist Express" to function like a beauty - very easy, tidy, specialist install for the customer's end (which is specifically handy for making an excellent impact on individuals outside your very own company) and also it works with virtually every Windows version (and also it additionally benefits Macs!). It additionally has "neglected" assistance, which is type of like Remote Desktop or GoToMyPC.
Benefits : jobs actually, actually well under great deals of various PC/Mac arrangements ; actually quickly, valuable attributes for remote technology assistance (documents transfer, analysis details, reboot & reconnect, multi - display assistance, etc)
Disadvantages : no Linux assistance (that I recognize of ... yet) and also certainly, you need to spend for it ... ; -)
Key attributes : File transfer, Video vehicle driver, Optional Encryption Plugins, MS Logon, Text conversation, Viewer Toolbar, Java Viewer with File Transfer, along with Auto scaling and also Server Side Scaling, Multiple-Monitors-support, Repeater/Proxy-support, Auto reconnection, excellent efficiencies and also lots of various other capabilities.
Addons : Repeater, SingleClick generator and also NATtoNAT adapters, that aid you to conveniently take care of one of the most intricate link scenarios.
UltraVNC runs under Windows running systems (95, 98, Me, NT4, 2000, XP, 2003.). Its ingrained Java Viewer permits you to connect (and also make File transfers) from a straightforward Web Browser on any kind of Operating system sustaining Java (Linux, Mac OS ...) to an UltraVNC server.
UltraVNC SC (SingleClick) is a personalized mini UltraVNC server for download. This is really hassle-free for aid workdesk assistance due to the fact that the consumer does not require any kind of preinstalled remote software program . Simply have him or her download UltraVNC SC and also start remote controlling. At the end of the remote session UltraVNC SC deinstalls itself and also leaves the computer system without added software program.
- if screen sharing specifies need : VNC (free)
- or else incurable solutions benefits remote assistance (free - for windows, consists of capacity to map neighborhood drives to the remote equipment)
For attaching to customers : Co-Pilot (free throughout times, price is dependant on just how the link is developed - wonderful for navigating firewall program concerns. very easy to make use of for customers)
The outright ideal remote desktop computer server/ customer application I've made use of is NX by No Machine. There is a free variation and also a company variation which permits extra customers and so on
. It is insane quickly over a network, that makes it excellent for Remote Desktoping in from residence to function. I utilize it from my residence box -> cordless -> slow-moving net -> VPN -> job and also it runs virtually as rapid as if it was indigenous.
The only disadvantage is that (for Linux at the very least) it can not connect to an existing session, it has to create its very own.
I make use of Crossloop.com - Free Service, persuades NAT, VNC at the core for fast things.
For sharing displays to approximately 16 individuals, I make use of http://www.sharedview.com. Additionally free and also allows you send web links to sessions in e-mail.
The ideal one is RDP. I've attempted to make use of others (mostly VNC versions, consisting of UltraVNC) in some rough problems (tiny transmission capacity/ high latency) and also RDP was the just one which can manage it. And also it is currently integrated :-)
- Remote Desktop/Terminal Services
- [+ ] quickly, absolutely nothing to install, catches Windows key, does not call for both events to connect
- [- ] starts the customer, even more initiative called for to provide beyond network
- LogMeIn Free
- [+ ] quickly, catches Windows key, does not call for both events to connect, does not start customer, very easy to connect from net
- [- ] calls for install
- CoPilot (free on weekend breaks).
- [+ ] suitable efficiency, superb setup/connect experience
- [- ] efficiency not like above, just free on weekend breaks
- [+ ] no install, can accessibility online without arrangement most of the times
- [- ] inadequate efficiency, hard setup/connect experience contrasted to others
- [+ ] Scott likes it
- [- ] I've never ever utilized it, so I do not recognize much concerning it
For me, if I can install, I make use of LogMeIn. I make use of the Window key regularly (Win+ E, Win+ R, Win+ M, Win+ Pause, etc) when repairing, so when I shed that key on the remote system, it's a discomfort. I such as the reality that LogMeIn catches that.
When I can not install, I make use of CoPilot on weekend breaks, and also ShowMyPC or else. I'll need to check into Crossloop currently.
If you're spending for it, I've made use of LogMeIn (Rescue for no-install, Pro for install) and also I've located it fairly excellent. One point the pay-versions have that the free ones do not (regarding I recognize) is a very easy means to replicate documents from neighborhood to remote, and also to publish throughout equipments too.
This Wikipedia article could aid.