A lot of people sometimes work from home, and need to access their work files. Or, vice-versa: you’re at the office, but you left a critical file on your home PC. With Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Connection, you can control one PC from another PC in a different location. You can even do this with two PCs on the same network.
For users of Windows 7, this is turned off by default, and here’s how to enable it in 5 easy steps. Note that you’ll need to talk to your work’s IT department to make sure this is OK.
To enable Remote Desktop Connection:
Note your PCs IP address. To find it:
Your PCs IP address will be listed to the right of iPv4 Address.
Next, on the PC you want to connect from:
Note: this only works for Windows 7 Professional, Business or Ultimate versions, not Windows 7 Home Premium.
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