Remote Control in Windows System

1. Windows XP Remote Assistance Application

"Remote Assistance" is a simple remote control method provided with Windows XP. The initiator of the remote assistance sends a request for assistance to the contact in the Messenger through MSN Messenger. After obtaining the consent of the other party, the remote assistance can be performed. The computer of the assisted party in the remote assistance will be temporarily assisted (in the remote assistance program) Known as the expert's control, the expert can perform system maintenance, install software, handle certain problems in the computer, or demonstrate certain operations to the assisted person in the controlled computer.

If you have already installed MSN Messenger 6.1, you also need to install Windows Messenger 4.7 to be able to perform "Remote Assistance".

When using Remote Assistance, you can click the "Operation → Seek Remote Assistance" menu command in the main dialog of MSN Messenger. Then select the contact you want to invite in the Seek Remote Assistance dialog that appears. When the invitation is accepted, the Remote Assistance program dialog box opens, as shown in Figure 1. The invitee can manipulate the inviter's computer by clicking the Take Over Control button in the Remote Assistance dialog. Figure

master both sides can also type a message in the "Remote Assistance" dialog box, chat, and send files as you would in MSN Messenger. If the accused wants to terminate the control, you can retrieve control of the computer by pressing the Esc key or by clicking the "Terminate Control" button.

2. Windows XP "Remote Desktop" application

using the "Remote Assistance" Remote control is very simple to implement, but it must be coordinated by the master both sides to be able to carry out, so Windows XP Professional Edition also provides another Remote control mode - "Remote Desktop", with "Remote Desktop", you can remotely control the computer through the network away from the office. Even if the host is in an unattended situation, "Remote Desktop" can still be carried out smoothly. Users can use the data, applications, and network resources on the computer in this way. It also allows your colleagues to access the desktop of your computer for easy collaboration.

(1) configure the Remote Desktop host Remote Desktop host

must be installed in a Windows XP computer, the host must be connected to the Internet, and has a valid public IP address. The host's Internet connection can be a normal dialing method, because Remote Desktop can perform remote control by transmitting only a small amount of data (such as display data and keyboard data).

To start Windows XP Remote Desktop feature must be an administrator or a member of the Administrators group to log into the system, so that it has a start Windows XP "Remote Desktop" permission.

Right click on the "My Computer" icon and select the "Properties" command. In the dialog that appears, click the Remote tab and click to select the Allow users to connect to this computer remotely option box. Click the Select Remote User button and then click the Add button in the Remote Desktop User dialog box. The Select User dialog box appears.

Click the Location button to specify the search location and click the Object Type button to specify the type of object to search for. Next, in the Enter the object name to select box, type the name of the object you want to search for and click the Check Name button. After you find the user name, click the OK button to return to the Remote Desktop User dialog. In the box, the found user will appear in the list of users in the dialog box.

If there are no users available, you can use the "User Account" in the "Control Panel" to create, all users listed in the "Remote Desktop Users" list can use Remote Desktop to connect to this computer, if It is the management group member who has the permission to connect even if it is not listed here.

(2) user client software installed

Windows XP can be built through the system "Remote Desktop Connection" program ( "Start → All Programs → Accessories → Communications" in) To connect to a remote desktop. If the customer's operating system is Windows 9X/2000, install the Remote Desktop Connection client software from the Windows XP installation CD.

Insert the Windows XP installation CD into the client's CD-ROM drive, in the "Welcome" page, click the "Execute other tasks" option, and then select the "Set Remote Desktop Connection" option in the page that appears. Then follow the prompts to install.

(3) access remote desktop

run "Remote Desktop Connection" program on the client, will show "Remote Desktop Connection" dialog box, click "Options" button, expand the dialog box All options, as shown in Figure 2, type the IP address or domain name, user name, password of the remote host in the "General" tab, and then click the "Connect" button. After the connection is successful, the "Remote Desktop" window will open. You can see the desktop settings, files, and programs on the remote computer, and the computer stays locked. If you don't have a password, no one can use it or see what you are doing with it.
Figure II

If you log off and end the Remote Desktop can be connected in the Remote Desktop window, click the "Start" button, then press the conventional way to log off the user logs off.

(4) Remote Desktop Web Connection

Remote Desktop also provides a Web connection function, referred to as “Remote Desktop Web Connection”, so that the client does not need to be installed. Dedicated client software can also use the "Remote Desktop" feature, which is less demanding on the client and more flexible to use. The "Remote Desktop" feature can be used by almost any computer running IE.

First, let us look at the configuration of the server.

Since "Remote Desktop Web Connection" is an optional WWW service component in Internet Information Services (IIS), in order for Windows XP host to provide "Remote Desktop Web Connection" function, this component must be installed first. . To do this, run the Add or Remove Programs item in the Control Panel, and then click the Add/Remove Windows Components option in the Add or Remove Programs dialog box to select it in the Windows Component Wizard dialog box. "Internet Information Services" option and click the "Details" button, select the "World Wide Web Service → Remote Desktop Web Connection" option, and then click the "Next" button. Start the installation.

Next, run the "Internet Information Services" program in the "Administrative Tools", expand the folder hierarchy, find the "tsweb" folder, right-click, select "Properties" Command

In the "Properties" dialog box that appears, click the "Directory Security" tab, click the "Edit" button in the "Anonymous Access and Authentication Control" column, and the "Authentication" appears. In the Method dialog box, select the "Anonymous access" option. This way we can use IE to access "Remote Desktop".

Run IE on the client In the address bar, type the server address in the format of "http://server address (domain name)/tsweb" in the address bar. If the server address is 218.76.1199.5, you can enter "http://218.76" in the address bar. .219.5/tsweb/
”, after the carriage return, the “Remote Desktop Web Connection” page will appear in the IE window, as shown in Figure 3, type the remote you want to connect in the “Server” field of the web page. The name of the computer, click the "Connect" button to connect to the remote desktop.
Figure 3
In addition to remote desktop and remote assistance, Windows XP also provides program sharing capabilities, in a sense, it is also a kind of remote control program, another NetMeeting also has a program sharing. above

remote control must be carried out in 2003 to Windows XP or Windows Server, and the function is relatively simple. to others Remote control in the operating system, or the need for remote control to provide more powerful features, you need to use other third-party remote control software.

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