Remote PC Software

Common remote PC software and their features.

Remote PC software allow you to connect to a computer remotely. Using remote PC software, you can sit at home and access your office computer. The concept of remote access is being widely used in every sector. Technical support department of many companies use remote PC software to remotely access their customers’ computers to fix technical issues. System administrators use this software to remotely control the computers in the network. Many operating systems, like Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, and Windows® 7 offer the Remote Desktop Sharing feature, but they have limitations, such as the number of computers that can be accessed, speed of the connection, and so on.

There are many remote PC software available in the market. Some of them are:

  • LogMeIn Rescue

  • VNC® software

  • Symantec’s pcAnywhere


LogMeIn Rescue


LogMeIn Rescue is a remote PC software that allows you to access computers remotely. Once you purchase this software, you are given a username and a password to log in through the LogMeIn Rescue interface. You can generate a pin for the user whose computer you want to access. This user has to log in on the company website and enter the pin. Once he or she enters the pin and clicks on ‘Connect to Technician’, you can access the other computer. LogMeIn Rescue is mainly used by technicians to remotely access their customers’ computers to fix the issues for them.

VNC® software


VNC® offers secure and easy-to-use remote PC software. VNC® remote control software allow you to access multiple computers on your network or on the Internet at the same time. This software allows you to control the mouse and the keyboard of the other computer. So, you can work on other computer as if you are really sitting in front of it.
Symantec’s pcAnywhere

Symantec’s pcAnywhere is a reliable and protected remote PC software. It is very easy to set-up a remote connection with Symantec’s pcAnywhere. The Gateway functionality of Symantec’s pcAnywhere allows you to access computers even if they are behind firewalls or routers. The Smart Card Authentication feature of Symantec’s pcAnywhere makes it a secure remote PC software.
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