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Is there a way to launch windows program on one NT machine from a windows program from another NT machine.....or is it even possible?
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trestan earned 150 total points
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It is possible by set the privilage level. You need to use "share" to realize it. Then you can use the harddisk on the other machine just like your own.
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by:footloose
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Programmatically: you will have to write a server app that runs on the target machine, and will talk to your app through sockets or somesuch thing. This server app will spawn off programs upon receiving a particular message from your app.

If you don't want to program it, try PCAnywhere or other messaging applications.
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by:b2pi
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Wait a minute... Why is no one considering RPC's?  They're not hard to do, and they'll do exactly what you want to.
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by:set29
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DCOM solves this problem

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