What can you use to control another computer?

August 3, 2009



You’ve been asked to install a new application on a server on the other side of the country. The easiest way to install the application is directly from the console of the server. What utility will allow you to control the server and install the application?

A) Device Manager

B) Remote Desktop

C) MSCONFIG

D) Event Manager


The answer: B) Remote Desktop

The Remote Desktop application is an amazing time-saver. Using Remote Desktop, you can connect to a remote device and see that desktop as if you’re physically sitting in front of the remote computer. Once you use it for the first time, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.

Want to know more? Watch “Diagnostic Utilities and Tools.”

There are numerous utilities that can assist with the diagnosing of problems in the Windows operating system. In this video, we’ll work with the Task Manager, Device Manager, Event Viewer, MSCONFIG utility, Remote Desktop, System File Checker, Registry Editor, and demonstrate the features of the Computer Management console.

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