Five Apps: Access a VNC Remote Desktop

Five Apps for VNC Remote Desktop Access on Windows

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Any IT representative or system administrator worth his or her salt is always as available as possible, even off-site. When trouble arises and you need to step a client through a complex software problem interactively or troubleshoot a remote server graphically, and whenever a Telnet or SSH session is insufficient, it's important to have a VNC client handy to give you the power to access any other machine over an intranet or the regular Internet. Of course, it's assumed that you have a VNC server process running on the destination machine beforehand in order to facilitate in the proper handshake and connection. Here are five apps that will work well for connecting into a VNC server remotely.

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