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A simple but effective speed-up tip for VNC connections
Authored by: dcipjr on Sep 19, '05 10:49:34AM

Yup, Microsoft's Remote Desktop runs on XP Pro, 2003 Server, and 2000 Advanced Server. Since I doubt anyone here is running 2003 or Advanced Server, for our purposes, XP Pro.

If you're looking to connect to a XP Pro PC from your Mac, though, without question, Remote Desktop is the way to go. In general, I'm not a fan of Microsoft products, but they did a damn good job on Remote Desktop. It's fast, you can share printers and drives, and you can turn off stuff like desktop patterns automatically. On a fast connection, for basic stuff, it's almost as good as sitting at the computer.



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