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How to fix your parents’ Windows computer remotely

Save yourself a headache and use the OneClick VNC Utility from VNCScan.com. The geeks of Hak5, in episode 3×05, demonstrate just how easy it is. The steps are very simple:

You:

  1. edit the settings.ini file to include your domain name or ip address. Hint: use a dynamic DNS service like DynDNS (free!) to give yourself a DNS name like mywifeisdueanytime.dyndns.org
  2. forward incoming VNC traffic to your home computer
  3. use Paquet Builder to bundle the settings.ini and the OneClick VNC Utility into a single executable
  4. Put the executable somewhere on your website

Your parents:

  1. download the executable and double click on it

You now have control of their computer so you can fix whatever issue they are having.  The free version of LogMeIn should also work fine.

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  1. Steve says:

    You can also use winzip to create a self-extracting exe to combine the settings.ini and the oneclick exe. You simply zip them up together and set the unzip action to launch the oneclickultra.exe (if that’s the one that you’re using).

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