What's the best free remote desktop software?

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  1. Jax
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    Jax Pip Pip Cheerioink!

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    I've been using LogMeIn Free for a while and I think it's very limited.

    Any other suggestions?
     
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  3. FAST6191

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    In my experience it depends on what you want to do (simple file transfer or more complex) and how you want to use it: over local network or over internet/equivalent.

    NirCmd http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/index.html and whatever a company uses for remote desktop coupled with basic SAMBA/ftp server and a liberal helping or portableapps ( http://portableapps.com/ )/some low demand linux distro like puppy linux) usually sorts me for this sort of thing.
     
  4. Renegade_R

    Renegade_R Audio/Video Expert

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    I use Ultra VNC as its a generally accepted standard and plus I can access the VNC over my iPhone using the 3G network. It may not be the most secure solution though...you may desire something more.
     
  5. Diablo1123

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    I also like UltraVNC, espiclaly the Java thing.
    It'll host a webserver that runs a Java program thingy so I can access it at places without installing anything
    Unless they don't have Java
     
  6. jesterscourt

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    I've had a decent amount of luck with CrossLoop
     
  7. Flameburst

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    I use UltraVNC.