You’re on a business trip 2000 miles from home and just realized that an important file is sitting on your computer instead of your flash drive – what do you do??? Don’t panic, you’ve prepared for this – four words have got you covered: Go To My PC. Go to My PC is a time tested application that sits on your computer and allows you to remotely access in from anywhere in the world. You can do so using your iPad, smartphone or just another computer. GoToMyPC is a product of Citrix Online and has been around since the early 2000s – upgraded many times since then.
The application was originally designed for remote trouble shooting by IT desks around the world. In the old days, the technician would install the tiny app and then begin to fix whatever the problem was for their corporate the client. This little application save the firm hundreds of thousands of dollars on plane fare, and countless person hours on travel. The end result was that the technician could fix any problem from 10,000 miles away the same way they could fix the problem from two feet away.
How Does Go To My PC Work?
It’s ingenious really. GoToMyPC installs what is called a “tiny footprint” software application on your home or work computer. Then a separate little snippet program is installed on the remote device. You simply log on remotely through the snippet window and start working on the distant computer through the screen of your device – you actually see your distant computer screen on your computer or smart tablet/smart phone. The best part is that you don’t need a token, expensive software or even high tech firewalls. Go To My PC has an encryption system that is ingenious, and the application itself is so easy to use that a ten year can use it.
Can I use Go To My PC on my Mac?
Yes, you can remote access into you Mac or your PC equally as easily.
Go To My PC Security
You need three different sets of information to access you remote computer – a login ID and two separate passwords: the odds of someone discovering your ID is slim, discovering your ID and password almost impossible, your ID and two passwords??? You get the point. Go To My PC is very secure.
How Much Does Go To My PC Cost?
Citrix Online offers a 30 day free trial. The price then varies between $14.95/mo and $19.95/mo per computer depending on the number of computers subscribed, number of administrators, etc.
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