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Good alternatives for the remote access Tool LogMeIn

Hi

What are other good alternatives for LogMeIn without any limitations for private use?
I must be able to restart a client or activate it from the sleep modus.

System Info:
Windows 8.1

Many thanks in advance
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*** Hopeleonie ***
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rindiCommented:
The best one I know is the teamviewer, but I have no idea whether you can activate it from sleep mode. You'd have to test that:

http://www.teamviewer.com/en/download/windows.aspx
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*** Hopeleonie ***IT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Hi rindi

But I can't reboot and join again if the user account has a password.
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rindiCommented:
Create a user account of your own on that PC to which you have the password (you'd have had the same problem with logmein...).
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*** Hopeleonie ***IT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Will I see the logon screen? Logmein will see that.
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rindiCommented:
It's some time ago I used it loaded as a service so I'm not sure anymore, but I think so. Just try it, it's free for personal use.
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masnrockCommented:
You can have it run automatically, and have the login/password always be the same. Hence the user account that rindi mentioned. And yes, TeamViewer is still perfectly free for private use. However, I'm uncertain as to whether you can wake a client with it.
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QlemoDeveloperCommented:
Using the Internet, it is absolutely impossible (without further specific setup) to wake up a sleeping machine. The reason is you have to send a specific Wake-On-LAN Ethernet packet, and that can be triggered only from a device inside the target network. That is why LogMeIn requires another host to be running on the remote network for WOL.
Free TeamViewer will not allow for using an account, so the workaround is to use at least two TeamViewer hosts, and use tools to send a WOL packet (like the one at http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wake_on_lan.html ).
AFAIK no remote maintenance tool you can use freely provides the same feature as LogMeIn.
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*** Hopeleonie ***IT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Thanks to all!
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