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Old 06-21-2004, 06:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a Windows XP Media Center Edition on my desktop computer. I am going to buy a tablet PC which will have Windows XP Tablet Edition. I want to be able to use the desktop with the tablet like using Remote Desktop Connection. Since the desktop is not Windows XP Professional, how do i set this up. Do I need to buy other software or is there something in Windows that will let me do this.
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I haven't used tablet edition, but I think all you have to do is allow remote connections on the other computer and attempt to connect by ip address. There should be a program shortcut for remote connections through accessories.
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Old 06-22-2004, 12:15 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I think I remember reading on microsoft's site that Windows XP Media Center Edition is built on Windows XP pro. So I guess the media center has the ability to assist in remote desktops.

Do a test with someone to see if you can do it?

What do you want to exactly do, just transfer files?
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remote desktop can't tranfer files which is why it sucks. if you need file tranfer use RADmin or PCAnywhere. type in those 2 words into the forum search and you will get help on those softwares. this explains most of your questions about remote dektop: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...ity/rdfaq.mspx

there are two ways to use remote desktop, using the web browser or through the software built into winXP. not all versions of XP have the ability to be a remote desktop host. you can use the remote desktop client on winME/ 98 / MAC/ by downloading the remote desktop client from MS. here's some guides:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...moteintro.mspx
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http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...y/default.mspx
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http://www.microsoft.com/resources/d...e_rem_iriq.asp
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Downlaod an Install VNC server - very easy program.
Connect form the second computer with VNC client.
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