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Hi, is there any way of me connecting to a vista home premium computer from my mac, i have tried remote desktop connection for mac and it doesn't work, any other solution?
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what are you trying to do once you connect?

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Ok, I don't believe that Vista Home Premium has a terminal server instance. VNC would be my next recommendation

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Ok, I don't believe that Vista Home Premium has a terminal server instance. VNC would be my next recommendation
Also note that RDP only allows you to log into your own session, it will not allow you to take control over an existing session (i.e. to try to help someone out with something remotely). VNC does however. I think the premier Mac port of VNC is called Chicken Of The VNC.
I would recommend UltraVNC for the Vista machine.

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