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Can XP client contact a '98 host?

by raduzhok / December 16, 2007 2:32 AM PST

Is it possible for an XP client to do a remote connect with a WIN '98 host system? The '98 does not have internet access. I read the info that it may be possible either through dial-up or hyper terminal.

Which one is best for this situation and what are the steps (point to a resource if it's too long a process for this forum)...

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Not without you setting it up.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 16, 2007 3:34 AM PST

I'm going to suggest you research using TightVNC or REALVNC.


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by James Denison / December 16, 2007 3:44 PM PST

You can turn on Wake On Modem in the BIOS. Then set the computer to answer the phone and use some software that can recognize voice or modem and allow modem connect through a password prompt. A lot of old software out there which does this since the bulletin board days.

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