Category Archives: Remote Access

Remote Support for Free – Team Viewer

One of my tech-gurus, Robert Heron, mentioned that he used Team Viewer as a way to give tech support for his mom. You could also use it to remotely access your home computer if you were away. It is free … Continue reading

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Chrome Remote Desktop

I am frequently in the position of trying to help a friend who is either across town or even in another state. Chrome Remote Desktop seems to be a pretty good way to do this. Here are the steps. Open … Continue reading

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Helping A Friend Fix Their Computer Remotely

Another new option to remotely help a friend with their computer is TeamViewer.com It’s free for personal use. Tekzilla did a nice segment on this program. It appears that the person whose computer you want to control needs to install … Continue reading

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Remote Access Other Computers – Free

Robert Heron recommends TeamViewer.com as a way to remotely look at other computers. It’s a free download for private use. Here’s a tutorial below on how to set this up.

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Fixing a Friend’s Computers

If you’ve ever tried to fix a friend’s computer over the phone, you know how aggravating the process is. “How many Windows you have open?” “I’ve got three open – I’ve go a nice breeze through the house.” TeamViewer 5 … Continue reading

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Need Help – LogMeInExpress

While I’ve used the LogMeIn Free version and love it, they’ve got a new version they are calling – LogMeIn Express. It’s a bit easier. The helpee, the person needing help, clicks on the “SHARE” button to run a program … Continue reading

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Remote Access Any Computer

Many times I’ll get a phone call wanting some computer help and I try to help as best as I can, but it’s always aggravating since I can’t see the other person’s computer screen. Here’s a solution – LogMeIn.com. If … Continue reading

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