TECH Trusted app to remote-manage W10 Home machines?

JaimeZX

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Guys, per the subject line... Windows Remote Desktop not a thing in W10 home... those of you who manage your families' machines (that probably have W10 Home) how do you do it? Is there an app you trust?

If it helps, I can VPN into the remote LAN.

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veggie quesadilla

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I used to provide computer janitorial services for free for my grandma via Team Viewer, but one day Team Viewer decided that I was using it for "commercial purposes" and blocked my ass until I was willing to pay. I legit had only ever connected to 2 people. So I'm kinda bitter about that, but also it's nbd coz it just means my brother gets to handle it all now. lol

Anyway, my here point is: try to have a backup plan in case they decide to pull some shit with you.
 

FlyNReeLow

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I used to provide computer janitorial services for free for my grandma via Team Viewer, but one day Team Viewer decided that I was using it for "commercial purposes" and blocked my ass until I was willing to pay. I legit had only ever connected to 2 people. So I'm kinda bitter about that, but also it's nbd coz it just means my brother gets to handle it all now. lol

Anyway, my here point is: try to have a backup plan in case they decide to pull some shit with you.

you must have used the free service more than 100 times in a year.
 
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teamviewer until it randomly decides youre using it commercially and blocks you, then move to anydesk

or just save yourself the headache and go straight to anydesk
 

KarlStyles

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I used to provide computer janitorial services for free for my grandma via Team Viewer, but one day Team Viewer decided that I was using it for "commercial purposes" and blocked my ass until I was willing to pay. I legit had only ever connected to 2 people. So I'm kinda bitter about that, but also it's nbd coz it just means my brother gets to handle it all now. lol

Anyway, my here point is: try to have a backup plan in case they decide to pull some shit with you.

Yep, I got that too for connecting to another PC on my home network too much. I use AnyDesk now.
 
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herpes

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Yep, I got that too for connecting to another PC on my home network too much. I use AnyDesk now.
Lol yes this happened to me last week. I only ever use TV when I'm checking my desktop from my phone to see if my torrents are done.

:ughj:
 
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JaimeZX

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Teamviewer working okay, except shit disconnects me if I try to transfer a large file between computers. Otherwise, so far, it's fine.
 

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