Re: Vista Home Premium Remote Desktop Question
Thanks for taking the time Dale. I know the ip and will pursue port
forwarding in mesh as one option.
"daleeh" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I'm not familar with "Live Mesh" but, to implement any remote access
> solution through a router/firewall, you need to know how to configure
> the router/firewall to forward specific port traffic to the internal
> machine you want to control. You also need to know the external or
> "Public" IP address of your Internet modem. Some ISP's provide
> relatively stabile addresses, where others reassign the Public IP
> periodically. I use Comcast and they haven't changed my Public IP for
> about 5 years now.
> Since Vista Home products don't have the built-in Remote Desktop
> Server you need to use third party solutions like Live Mesh.
> Why not read the specifics for Live Mesh to see if they provide simple
> instructions for passing their port requests through a router/
> Hope this helps a bit.
> On May 11, 1:25 pm, "rak" <rak...@charter.net> wrote:
>> I've seen several posts concerning the inability to Remote Access a Vista
>> (x86) Home Premium machine. I can easily access my Vista desktop from an
>> MCE2005 XP machine using Live Mesh -- at least from behind the NAT on my
>> home network. Am I to understand that this is definitively not possible
>> from a remote computer over the internet? If it is possible can someone
>> please summarize?