One of our message board members recently wanted to set up their home network to access the programs and data on an old Windows 98 PC from a new Windows XP system. Accessing files is not too difficult, but being able to actually run Windows programs on one computer and see the interface on another requires more technical know-how.
The two approaches typically employed are called remote desktop and Virtual Network Computing (VNC). See the process one person went through to successfully get Windows Remote Desktop running on their home network. Discuss - Remote Desktop Connections
→ See also
- Top Internet Remote Access Software