Windows Remote Access at super-high resolution - does it exist?

Hi. I have an XP computer hooked up to a microscope. The screen is 30" running at 2,560 x 1,600 pixels. (very high reso) I need to connect via remote access (from other XP computers) to display what's on the screen - so the "client" would also have a huge screen, showing 2,560 x 1,600.

I've heard the maximum reso for Microsoft Remote Desktop (RDP) is 1920x1080 or less.  Is there any software, or method, which will send the full resolution? (network speed is not an issue here)

Thanks-

-Soy
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arixsinCommented:
Give LogMeIn a try @ www.logmein.com. It is not LAN based, that is the only issue I see.  Not sure what the max res is, but it is free to try.
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uucknaaaCommented:
Hi
I just logged into a computer of mine that has 3 monitors connected to it at three different resolutions.  On the machine I connected from I have a Dell 30" high res monitor and the sessioni started up at 2560 X 1600.  So it can be done.
I have everything connected up and ready for more testing if necessary.  I'll monitor this question to see if you need anything else.
Hope that helps.
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soyproductAuthor Commented:
Uucknaaa: Are you using RDP?  If so, did you need to adjuect any settings, or just the defaults?  

Thanks...
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uucknaaaCommented:
Hi
In this case, the computer I'm connecting from has a 30" monitor running at the 2560 X 1600.  I didn't have to change any settings when I connected to the other machine.  The other machine is connected to 3 monitors with the resolutions 1600 X 1200, 1280 X 1024, and 1024 X 768.  When I connected the RDP session, the screen adjusted to 2560 X 1600 automatically.
I'm trying to remember how this works, when I have seen a connection from a smaller to a larger system and the smaller one retained the higher resolution.  But, since the screen didn't support the higher resolution, it had to pan around the larger desktop.  I can't remember if you had to force the monitor to be in that mode.
I hope the second part of this hasn't caused a bunch of confusion.  I explain it all to illustrate that the user should be able to set the screen parameters manually or let them set automatically without a problem.
Let me know what you think.
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soyproductAuthor Commented:
Hi uucknaaa, thanks for the reply.

I figured out a solution - UltraVNC does what I want. If you connect from a small monitor, it shows a "portion" of the larger remote screen, and lets you pan around. If you connect to and from a huge monitor, it connects at the high resolution with 32-bit color.  Looks like RDP can do the same thing, but requires more fiddling with.

Out of curiousity, in YOUR setup, when you connect to the 3-screen remote computer, what shows up on your local 30' screen? All 3 remote screens, or only the primary one?

-Soy
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uucknaaaCommented:
Hi

Only one screen shows up.  I've got it setup right now to extend the desktop to the other two monitors.  What shows up on those monitors is just a copy of the desktop background.  All of the desktop icons and the tool/task bar are on the center one.  I can move icons to the remote desktops.  I can also locate any application to one of the other two desktops.  Kinda nice for watching movies and other video.

Thanks
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