tmno2 inspired...remotely connect.

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  1. M325i

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    I would like to know how to remotely connect my iPad to a Windows XP Microsoft computer? If someone could create a detailed list or something to that affect it would really help me out. (what apps do I need etc...) Or is there an alternate way to get my iPad hooked up to a Windows XP Microsoft computer so I can view/control the PC from my iPad?


    Any input is much appreciated.


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  2. Markswheels

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    The Splashtop app works very well. Had it up and running in a few minutes.

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  3. M325i

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    What about Single Click, LogMeIn, Teamviewer and GoToMyPc? How does Splashtop compare to these other apps? And which one of these is easiest to install and/or work with?

    I'll check out Splashtop thanks Markswheeles.
     
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    I have found that Splashtop has a higher resolution display than Teamviewer and it's far more intuitive. I haven't been able to get it to successfully work remotely via the net yet, but it has evidently become easier in a recent upgrade which I haven't gotten around to (more my fault probably). Recently, I searched out some precise instructions for the exact modem/router that I have but cannot comment on the quality of connecting through the internet quite yet. On a personal WiFi network, the setup is a no brainer and the quality is no less than stunning as several others (Mark) have commented.
     
  5. Tim SPRACKLEN

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    The new 'experimental' feature in Splashtop is a breeze. You absolutely need not only the latest version of the iPad app but also the PC client. All you do is enable the experimental feature and give both the iPad and your PC your gmail address (don't ask me why, it's magic!) and you're done. No complex router configuration and port forwarding or anything like that - it just works...

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    I have used Gotomypc for years with my laptop and now on my iPad and I find it very easy to use and it works well on iPad but it's expensive.
     
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    I'm using Splashtop and Team Viewer. Both are easy to use at home and away, both give me full control of my Windows desktop but only Splashtop transfers the sounds to my Ipad.
    I looked at gotomypc but the price when compared to the other 2 (Splashtop $1.99 one time, Team Viewer was free) made me skip it.
    I find myself using Splashtop the most because instead of having to drag the arrow to where you want it you just tap a general location then fine tune with your finger . Your finger becomes the mouse on both. They both connect within a couple of seconds from starting the app. Splashtop was easiest for me to set up for home usage but I'd call it a draw for setting them up for away from home usage, neither being difficult to set up.
    Hope that helps
    Fwiw they both have multi platform apps for usage on your smartphone as well

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  8. M325i

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    Thanks guys, this helped a lot. I think i'm going to give Splashtop a go, and see how it turns out. I'm mostly going to be using it at home through WIFI so...:)
     
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    Thanks for the reassurance, I didn't know that it had become that easy. I struggled with the port forwarding and was unsuccessful with it on the last version. Maybe, within the next few days, I will be able to finally get this high priority project right.
     
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    Ok so I have another question i'm going to be running Splashtop on windows XP i'm told that there will be no sound :( is this true? Is there anything I can do to work my way around this? Is there another app I should use instead of Splashtop?
     
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