Re: Using Office across the LAN
Non-MS solution here, but if you don't want to take over the
UI,consider something like UltraVNC.... It's like Remote Desktop, but
it doesn't lock the local machine...
Windows Networking MVP 2001-2006
On Fri, 7 Dec 2007 10:27:00 -0800, pag <email@example.com>
>Jeffrey, I had thought of that, but was trying to avoid completely taking
>over the other machine on which I am often executing long programs while
>developing on the other. When I tried it it took over the screen and I did
>not go beyond that. Thanks for the suggestion; I will try to run it and see
>what it does to the host!
>"Jeffrey Randow" wrote:
>> Since you are running Ultimate, you could remote desktop into the
>> other system and run it that way...
>> You would need to enable Remote Desktop (Control Panel -> System ->
>> Remote Access) and then use the Remote Desktop Connection client to
>> connect to the other Vista system.
>> Jeffrey Randow
>> Windows Networking MVP 2001-2006
>> On Thu, 6 Dec 2007 09:21:01 -0800, pag <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> >I have two identially configured Vista Ultimate systems and planned to use
>> >Office off one machine. When I try to run an Office app I get "The operating
>> >system is not presently configured to run this application". MS Help suggests
>> >talking to the administrator; that's me and I am stuck!
>> >Please can anyone tell me how to run over the network.