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I have a Windows 7 Computer with all patches applied.

I cannot remote into this comptuer??? What gives???

If Windows Remote Desktop does not work on this version.

What free software works best?

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From MS:
You can't use Remote Desktop Connection to connect to computers running Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Home Basic, or Windows 7 Home Premium.
I use LogMeIn Pro for my IT business. But where I can I much prefer remote desktop.
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I like VNC. It's free and works well for remote support.
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$90 and 10  minutes will upgrade you to Professional ... complete with RDP capability.
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I have loaded VNC and it does not work,  It says Not Accepting Connections.

I have disabled Firewall.
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Installed Team-Viewer and it works great
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I installed Team Viewer to get remote desktop solution
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Uninstall VNC and install Tight VNC. This has full support for Win7. Tight VNC
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