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        Tracey Capen
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        REMOTE ACCESS By Lance Whitney I’ve used a variety of remote-access applications over the years, but one remains my favorite. iDrive’s RemotePC is rea
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        “Reasonably priced requires a subscription” ?

        There are free tools out there. I use free portable TeamViewer.
        There is also the free AnyDesk that supports : Windows, MacOS, iOS, Android, Linux, FreeBSD, Raspberry Pie, ChromeOS.

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        Paul T
        AskWoody MVP

        And the free Chrome Remote Desktop.

        FREE EDITION: How to use Chrome Remote Desktop

        cheers, Paul

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        AskWoody Plus

        Anydesk is great because of the number of platforms supported and you can use the free versions forever for personal use or a reasonably priced business version.  If you install a plugin you can even control your Android devices and give each device a unique alias for easy access.  You do have to pay to get the address book but it remembers all the devices you access so that is not an issue.

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        I left TeamViewer Free when it clamped down on free use.

        I then started AnyDesk Free and it has worked very nicely on all my PCs and also its iPhone app.

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