There are some basic requirements for  connecting to a remote computer which are to be followed first :-
  • computer must be turned on
  •  it must have a network connection,
  • Remote Desktop must be enabled,
  • you must have network access to the remote computer
  • you must have permission to connect.
  • For permission to connect, you must be on the list of users.
  • Before you start a connection, look up the name of the computer you’re connecting to and to make sure Remote Desktop connections are allowed through its firewall.

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How To Remotely Access Another Computer From Your Computer

Method 1 . Using remote desktop connection

This procedure involves four different mini procedure or prerequisites to be fulfilled before the last one
  • allow remote connections on the computer
  • look up the computer name of the remote computer
  • allow Remote Desktop connections through a Windows Firewall
  • set a password for your user account
  • start Remote Desktop on the computer

Follow the given steps to allow remote connections on the computer you want to connect to

  1. Open System by clicking the Start button and then right-clicking on the Computer menu, and then clicking Properties option.
  2. On the next screen, Click Remote settings. That will prompt you for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password and authenticate it.
  3. Under Remote Desktop, select one of the three options.
  4. Next Click on the Select Users option. After this,  Your current user account will automatically be added to the list of remote users and you can skip the next two steps.
  5. A  Remote Desktop Users dialog box will appear, click on the Add option.
  6. In the Select Users or Groups dialog box , you have to make the following changes :-
    1. click Locations to specify the search location and then select the location you want to search
    2. Type the name of the user that you want to add, and then click OK.
    3. The name will be displayed in the list of users in the Remote Desktop Users dialog box. Click OK, and then click OK again.

To look up the computer name of the remote computer, go through these below mentioned steps :-

  1. On the remote computer, open Systems clicking the Start button, right-clicking Computer, and then clicking Properties.
  2. Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, you can find your computer name, and its full computer name if your computer is on a domain.

Simply follow the given steps to allow Remote Desktop connections through a Windows Firewall :-

Here’s how to change that setting on a Windows PC :-

  1. On the remote computer, click Start button and select Control Panel.
  2. Click System and Security.
  3. Click Allow a program through Windows Firewall under Windows Firewall.
  4. Click Change settings and then check the box next to Remote Desktop.
  5. Click OK to save the changes.

To setup password for your user account :

Your user account must have a password before you can use Remote Desktop to connect to another computer.

  1. Click Start and select Control Panel.
  2. After that ,Double-click User Accounts.
  3. And then Select Change your Windows Password under User Accounts.
  4. Click Create a password for your account and follow the instructions on the screen.

Following steps are required to start Remote Desktop on the computer :

  1. Open Remote Desktop Connection by clicking the Start button.
  2.  In the search box, type Remote Desktop Connection, and then, in the list of results, click Remote Desktop Connection.
  3. In the Computer box, type the name of the computer that you want to connect to, and then click Connect.

Method 2 – Remote Computer Access Using Google Chrome

Step 1. The very first step is to download the extension Chrome Remote Access on your Google Chrome.

Step 2. After downloading , this app will get added to your Chrome, and you can see it at right uppermost corner. Click on it and click continue.

Step 3. Now it will ask you to connect to another computer or share your computer and if you click on share this computer then it will generate a code.

Step 4. What you have to do is just Send the code to the partner with whom you want to access your computer. The important part is that the other computer must have the same app installed on its computer. Now your partner will enter this code, and your desktop will get the share to him exactly same as you can see yours.

Step 5. By this, anyone having access code can access your computer remotely, and even you can use someone else’s computer by having access code of it.

Method 3:  By Using Team Viewer software

Team Viewer is very popular software to access any computer remotely.

Features Of Team Viewer are 

  1. Easy Remote Computer Access
  2. Text Chatting with partner and Video Calling feature
  3. Remote File Transfer
  4. Screenshot Capturing and Lock computer screen

Following are the Steps To Remote Computer Access Using Team Viewer :-

Step 1. Firstly , Download and install Team Viewer software on your computer. Your computer must be connected to the internet.

Step 2.  Now it will display a User Id and Password which you have to send to your partner to use your computer.

Step 3. If you want to use someone’s computer, then get the Username and password of Team Viewer of that computer.

Step 4. Now click on Connect To partner and type User ID of partner and then it will ask for the password. Fill in the password and press enter.

Step 5. After clicking Connect , it will start connecting your computer to another remote computer, and finally, you can remotely access any computer. By this method, you can undoubtedly have remote access to another computer.

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