Re: Using a Tablet notebook to wirelessly control a desktop PC
It works wirelessly, or at least it does with one of our clients who
Windows Networking MVP 2001-2006
On Thu, 10 Jan 2008 02:27:02 -0800, jamo1
>Thanks for the advice, this will work on our wired network, but not on our
>wireless network as I think it has some security blocking remote connection
>programs probably to stop people hacking, what I am wondering is it possible
>to run this software if somehow I use the Tablet to connect wirelessly direct
>to the PC using wireless adapters and use the desktop PC as a gateway is this
>"Jeffrey Randow" wrote:
>> MaxiVista MAY do what is requested...
>> I haven't used it, but it seems to barely meet the requirements...
>> Jeffrey Randow
>> Windows Networking MVP 2001-2006
>> On Wed, 09 Jan 2008 19:17:18 +0100, Hans-Georg Michna
>> <hans-georgNoEmailPlease@michna.com> wrote:
>> >On Wed, 9 Jan 2008 05:25:00 -0800, jamo1 wrote:
>> >>I have a Vista PC with a large screen LCD screen attached to it. What I want
>> >>to do is use a Vista Tablet to be able to control the large screen so can
>> >>present documents on it such as PowerPoint slide shows and be able to use the
>> >>functions of the tablet i.e. using the stylus pen to add notes on top of the
>> >>current document shown on the large screen. Basically use the large screen as
>> >>a external monitor but have it connect through a wireless network. Does
>> >>anyone know if this is possible and if so what do I need to get it working.
>> >You cannot do this easily with the Remote Desktop function built
>> >into Windows, because of the different sizes of the screens. You
>> >may be able to do it, with some difficulties, when you use a
>> >remote control program that allows you to watch the big screen
>> >on your tablet PC in reduced size or with scroll bars.
>> >I'm not sure whether VNC can do it, but you could find out. Here
>> >is a comparison table of different remote desktop programs: