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How can I remote into a PC without locking up its screen?

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We have a Win7 Pro computer on our domain network, to which a large 55" TV in the reception area is attached. We are running a PowerPoint file on this PC so that the TV is displaying the content of the file. It is for marketing our company.

We are looking for a remote access solution so that we can remote into this PC, modify the PowerPoint file as needed, launch the file and the updated content will show up on the TV. Microsoft Remote Desktop (RDP) is not an appropriate solution in this case, because it will lock up the TV screen if we remote into the PC.

Any recommendations?

Many thanks!

Jack
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