remote desktop sans xp pro

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Microsoft Windows XP
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so im wondering...whats a good way for me to access my upstairs computer...its networked and everything and i have file and printer sharing set up....but i want to do a remote desktop-esque thing...i have xp home edition and i dont want to upgrade....any ideas?

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Download VNC and install it on both computers: http://www.realvnc.com/products/free/4.1/download.html

Run VNC server as a service and you should be able to take control of the desktop of either computer

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