Remote access of computers is done for troubleshooting the problems appearing on a remote computer. Experts or Support providers uses this technique to take control of a remotely based computer over Internet and access the programs over there.
Advantages of Remote Access:
>> Troubleshot the problem on a computer placed around miles away
>> Install a new software over there
>> Educate people about Internet and Computers usage
>> Help out your friend and family by accessing their computers
>> Provide full support to your clients
LogMeIn is a small application to be used for accessing remote computers thru Internet Broadband Connection. It is compatible with Windows, Mac and Smartphone. Free copy of LogMeIn is available on their website where you will have to fill up a small form with the details like email ID, Country etc and you will get the activation link thru email.
As the name suggest, iRemotePC is a free application for accessing remote computers on web. You can use this platform for file sharing as well. This is only compatible with Windows so windows users can go for iRemotePC.
TeamViewer is my favorite remote access application where you can share files, presentations and of course access computers even firewall can not stop that. There are two different types of application available on TeamViewer. One is for Host and other is for client. When you are trying to access your friend’s computer thru internet then install host application on your machine and client’s application on your friend’s machine.
Host application can also be used as client’s application but since client’s application is a portable version where you don’t need to install the application but just client over there and it will show you he access code and password. Once you friend will share that password and access code to you, you can connect to his computer and take control over that.
Online chat is also available here thru which you can chat with your client. Personal and non commercial version of TeamViewer is free to use.
CrossLoop is a simple application for remote access of computers where you don’t have as many options as in above explained programs. CrossLoop has just released the Mac version of their product. It is simple because you can access computers and resolve the problems over there. Just that.
Go ahead and start connecting to people thru Internet with your helping hands. Share your knowledge and experience to resolve their problems.