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I wonder if there is a way to connect to another computer over the internet, and have administrator priveliges on the client? I would like to do this as I have been asked if I can provide computer support over distance. Both systems run Windows 2000 Professional. I've heard of GoToMyPC (gotomypc.com), but in order to gain greater access I would need the corporate account, which involves excessive cost considering my task. I have also heard of a system called Ghost(?) which would enable an admin to monitor the client system, but I'm not sure what this is.
Anyone with any good ideas?

Thanks a lot.
/Dan
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LapLink and/or PCAnywhere would probably work because you you setup user names and passwords with these that log onto the machine you are connecting to.


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Could you possibly get them to setup a Virtual Private Network for you?

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You can try Remote Anything from www.trw-industries.com. Its free for a thirty day trial and works really well for me over the net. Very easy to configure.

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Well the cheapest way is to setup RAS.
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q300/4/34.ASP?LN=EN-US&SD=gn&FR=0&qry=Setup%20RAS&rnk=4&src=DHCS_MSPSS_gn_SRCH&SPR=WIN2000

pcAnywhere is real easy to install. If you are going to install pcAnywhere I suggest you install 10.0 because 9.2 requires you download a special file so 9.2 can work properly in Windows2k. Enjoy.

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install vnc on both maschines and let them run as service
then u are able to log in to the session at the login mask and u are able to login as administrator into the session

vnc is running as host before the client is logged in

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Maybe an old topic by now. Deletion requested.

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