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Remote Desktop Host for Windows 7 Home Premium

You might be aware of the fact that Windows 7 Home Premium does not include a remote desktop host.

Remote Desktop Host For Windows 7 Home Premium

A remote desktop host is needed so that other people can connect to your PC via a remote desktop connection. Here is a workaround what you can do on Windows 7 Home Premium to allow other people to connect to your PC.

A VNC (Virtual Network Computing) software allows you to connect to other PC’s or setup a remote desktop host. So, all you need is a VNC software that supports Windows 7 Home Premium.

VNC Client for Windows 7

You can establish a remote connection through a so called VNC software. There are many great VNC software providers out there that also allow you to setup a remote desktop host, but not many support Windows 7 yet. UltraVNC is one of the best VNC tools that supports Windows 7.

Download Ultra VNC:

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Installing UltraVNC

When you install UltraVNC make sure to install the server drivers! The server drivers are needed in order to setup a remote desktop host on your PC:

Remote Desktop Host Drivers

Optionally, you can register UltraVNC as a service, which might not be a bad idea if you want to use it regularly.

After installing UltraVNC, you will find the following .exe files in your UltraVNC directory:

WinVNC Remote Desktop Host

Double-click on winvnc.exe to start your VNC server. Make sure to change the default password!

Configuring VNC

If you have any problems installing or configuring UltraVNC Server, you should read the documentation or ask a question at the official VNC forums. A common mistake is that many forget to forward the UltraVNC ports. You will have to configure your firewall and your router to make it all work.

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Published: Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 Last Modified: December 8, 2009

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