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    What's the best way of a teacher using a windows surface to control there pc at the front of the class that has a projector and interactive white board. I was thinking maybe a wireless projector and load the software on to the tablet. Or cheaper option vnc into the pc from the tablet.

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    Just use vnc

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    Its really a case of searching the windows store for "remote". PC Remote windows looks like it will do the job. Also maybe you could use a logmein account and use IE rather than an app?

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    Hi, I'd just use VNC if I were you it's simple and easy to set-up. Apps are all well and good though we had a lot of problems with Windows 8 apps on our network all the council kept doing was blocking them!!! GRRR

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    what about remote support via rdp its built into windows just needs gpo setting so it can be used

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    Hi all, Have you seen the prices Microsoft are offering their Surface RT tablets at for education?
    Academic pricing on Surface RT - FE blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs
    Oh, I'd recommend VNC too.
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    buy a pro... then use a wireless dongle to the smartboard! and the pro runs normal software and apps.

    But not really an answer I know, we have used VNC in the past works fine!
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