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    Android Remote Software

    Does anyone know of any software to remote a PC from an Android tablet - I have downloaded a few but they take control of the workstation.

    The idea behind this is to have a wired machine in the hall to run the projector and sound - but have a tablet to control it. My efforts so far allow me to have the desktop on the tablet screen, however the PC screen changes to a login screen. I need it on both to display to the projector.

    Has anyone managed to get this sort of thing working?

    (The tablet is running 4.1 jelly bean).

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    Rather than RDP (which it sounds like you've been trying), go for a simple mouse/keyboard remote maybe?

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...250cm9sbGVyIl0.

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    You seem to be looking for a VNC type of solution rather than RDP.

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    How about teamviewer? I use it to log into machines at work and at home

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    Run UltraVNC server on PC and Mocha VNC light on your droid

    Simon

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    Unified Remote should work. You install the server program on the PC you want to control and it will show up in the Android app.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SimpleSi View Post
    Run UltraVNC server on PC and Mocha VNC light on your droid

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    Thats exactly what I was after ! Working like a charm

    You were all right about the RDP vs VNC - RDP was causing the problem.

    Thanks all

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    PocketCloud by Wyse works well, available from Google Play.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kjadams View Post
    PocketCloud by Wyse works well, available from Google Play.
    Yep, this is the one I use

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    OK - so can you go the other way too - from PC and control the Android tablet with these?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpuffMonkey View Post
    so can you go the other way too
    If you have a Samsung smartphone or tablet you can use TeamViewer QuickSupport to control your Android device from a PC.


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    I was just asking coz my elderly Dad got a tablet for Xmas - and so now I'm trying to support over the phone - its a bit of a 'mare - it was OK on his PC with the free LogMeIn - but now trying to understand what he is doing from description only is next to impossible - its an old Archos job by the way.

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