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Make a program that runs programs?

by VSchwenoha / March 20, 2008 10:26 AM PDT

I often have to help my dad with his computer programs while I'm away from home (he's at home, I'm away at college), and would be able to save a lot of time if I could just use Windows Remote Assistance instead of trying to talk him through each step over the phone. The problem I have is that I also don't want to talk him through the process of sending a Remote Assistance invitation, either. I've seen a program before that will record desktop activity and make a program to do exactly what you do. For example, it would create a program to run Windows Remote Assistance, create an invitation that requires a password, and email the invitation to me. Has anybody heard of this program before, or something similar to it?

I am running Windows Vista Home Premium on an HP dv6500 laptop and my dad is running Windows XP SP2 on an HP Pavillion a450n desktop

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by VSchwenoha / March 21, 2008 7:06 AM PDT
In reply to: Will this work?

Thanks for the feedback. I couldn't even get Windows Remote Assistance to work through my router at home, anyway, so I finally decided to try a different remote desktop program. LogMeIn seems to be working well.

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