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    Remote Screen Capture

    Ok this is winding me up silly, i know theres a way to Remote Capture a screen/desktop but I cant seem to find the freeware software that will do it.. anyone know what the software is or how to do it?

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    Is this whilst watching over RDP? What is it you are trying to achieve as an end result?

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    Can't you use the built in Windows 7 problem tracker and send it to yourself, or save to a shared drive if it's on network. I use hoversnap and you can save that to wherever you like.

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    Thanks for the replies guys.. what i was trying to do is see was running on the desktop remotely so i could see if its safe for me to reboot a computer i.e. if they are logged in but nothing is open and its idle then its safe for me to reboot. It was an xp machine and in the end i had a look at the process list and it didnt seem like any applications were open.

    Here's the annoying part, moments later I did find the small app i was looking for.. its called grabber and works with windows xp. Spent ages looking for it and when i stopped looking i found

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    Could you use something like bugsnapper or is it bugshooter and remote execute it

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    Quote Originally Posted by sted View Post
    Could you use something like bugsnapper or is it bugshooter and remote execute it
    NirCMD NirCmd - Windows command line tool & psexec could do the job.

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    Wouldn't vnc be easier?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pooley View Post
    Wouldn't vnc be easier?
    Yeah it would be. I use it in our district and just tick the view only box and I can see if a machine is idle or being used. The software needs to be on both machines however, but that's a small gotcha as there are a few options to push out vnc apps via group policy software installations.



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