Win8 remote desktop

Have a new Win8 PC setup at a church.  The users need to connect to it over the internet to access an application on the desktop.  Would like a secure solution, hopefully using native capabilities.
What options do we have?
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sirbountyAuthor Commented:
I know about VNC, but want to know if there are native capabilities that would be secure enough.
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
I'd think an ssh or vpn connection would be more secure. Found you this:
http://www.howtogeek.com/135996/how-to-create-a-vpn-server-on-your-windows-computer-without-installing-any-software/ - I can't test this for you as I don't have a similar setup.
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rindiCommented:
If it is windows 8 Pro or above, you have Remote Desktop included. But without a VPN that wouldn't be secure.

Teamviewer is the tool I would use. It is secure, but not free in a non private environment:

http://teamviewer.com
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I use a Cisco RV082 (RV042g or comparable) at our church. I set up an IPsec VPN in the router and I can VPN into the machine. From there I can use built in Remote Desktop to access any machine there.

.... Thinkpads_User
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
Have you tried logmein.com
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sirbountyAuthor Commented:
Thanks all - I will be checking into these in the next day or so.  I like the post by gerwinjansen so far.  
And rindi, I'll have to check the edition on that device.  I'm hoping it's pro, but no idea yet.  If it is, am I limited to the hardware vpn solution mentioned by thinkpads_user?  I know they just got a new modem/router combo from att, but not sure of the specs on that either.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You should be able to add a VPN router to the AT&T modem. Check with AT&T first, but I have this VPN router in front of a DSL modem supplied by my local ISP - no problems. Of course this is just one of several possible solutions here.

... Thinkpads_User
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rindiCommented:
A hardware VPN solution like Thinkpad's mentioned would be better, and probably also easier to manage, but you can still take a look at the Link below which explains how you can setup the Win8 box as a VPN server:

http://www.howtogeek.com/135996/how-to-create-a-vpn-server-on-your-windows-computer-without-installing-any-software/
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bbaoIT ConsultantCommented:
the built-in remote desktop support is highly recommended for secured internet connection (such as VPN) with significant bandwidth.

otherwise, anything software like LogMeIn, TeamViewer, or VNC can meet general requirements. if you intend to access the Windows 8 computer from other systems such as iPad, Mac or Linux, TeamViewer is recommended as it supports additional features such as scalable screen size, multiple platforms and peer-to-peer VPN and VoIP.

FYI

https://www.teamviewer.com
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
Logmein is secure, free and very easy to use.  I would not bother with setting up VPN etc
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sirbountyAuthor Commented:
Hope to get up there today to check into some of these options...thanks for the posts.
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sirbountyAuthor Commented:
Thanks everyone for the help!
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