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What is RemotePC Lite?

RemotePC Lite is a simple and secure way to remotely access and control your PC/Mac from your iPad within a Local network and Wi-Fi.

Take complete control over files, programs and other resources from the remote computer and work on them, as if you were sitting in front of your PC/Mac.

RemotePC Lite also enables you to access your files, play audio or video, create playlists and view images remotely using its file access feature.

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Is RemotePC Lite a free or paid service? How do I install and use RemotePC Lite?

RemotePC Lite is a free service.

Download and install the RemotePC Lite host application on your remote machine (PC or Mac). Sign up and login to the application, this enables your PC or Mac for remote file and desktop access over the local network or Wi-Fi.

Install the RemotePC Lite app on the iPad, login with the same credentials and select the files/folders and the entire desktop that you wish to view remotely.


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What are the system requirements for using RemotePC Lite?

RemotePC Lite is compatible with:

Windows 7, Windows 2008 Server, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server, Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Windows 2000 (Service pack 4 and above)

Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger or greater

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What is the RemotePC Lite Host application?

RemotePC Lite Host is the application that must be installed on the remote machine (PC or Mac) that you wish to access remotely from your iPad over the local network or Wi-Fi.

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What is "Host Description"?

The '‘Host Description' is a unique name for the remote machine (PC or Mac) that you wish to access remotely within your local network or over Wi-Fi.

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What are the different states of the ‘Host’ application?

Enabled
If the RemotePC Lite Host is enabled, it will allow the user to access the remote machine (PC or Mac) within the local network or over Wi-fi.

Disabled
If RemotePC Lite Host is disabled, it will not allow the user to access the remote machine (PC or Mac) within the local network or over Wi-fi.

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On logging into the RemotePC Lite application on the iPad I see a list of names. What is it?

The RemotePC Lite app on the iPad will display a list of machine names corresponding to your local network PCs or Macs enabled for local access or over Wi-Fi.

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Can I access the host computer from my iPad without installing the RemotePC Lite host application on my PC or Mac?

No, the RemotePC Lite host application must be installed on your PC or Mac within your local network or over Wi-Fi to remotely access the host computer file system and desktop on your iPad.

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After logging in to RemotePC lite application on the iPad it says 'No host available'. Why?

This may happen because:

a. Either you have not installed and enabled the host machines (PC or Mac) that you wish to access remotely
b. All the host machines are in a disabled state.

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Does RemotePC Lite allow simultaneous access from two or more local iPads to a single remote computer?

Yes, use the same RemotePC Lite login credentials on two or more iPads to remotely access a single computer within the local network or over Wi-Fi.

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Is it possible to access remote computer from outside the local network?

No, in order to access the remote computer file system and desktop remotely on the iPad the remote machine has to be made available within the local network or over Wi-Fi.

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What do I need to do if I forget my password?

From the RemotePC Lite host application, click on 'Forgot Password' and reset to login again.

For PC:



For Mac:

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How can I access my desktop from the iPad using RemotePC Lite?

To access your desktop remotely on the iPad, Sign up for a RemotePC Lite account. Install the host application on your PC/Mac. From iTunes, install the RemotePC Lite application. Login using your credentials and tap on any computer from the host list you wish to access. Choose desktop access and remotely access your PC/Mac.

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How do I send keyboard inputs from my iPad?

Tap on the screen to bring up the onscreen keyboard option. Use the keyboard to create and edit your documents, edit pdf files, etc.

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How can I access files on the iPad using RemotePC Lite?

To access files on the iPad, Sign up for a RemotePC Lite account. Install the host application on your PC/Mac. From iTunes, install the RemotePC Lite application. Login using your credentials and tap on any computer from the host list you wish to access. Choose file access to view the desired file that is remotely available on your PC/Mac or listen to audio and watch videos.

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Can I view a video, picture or file in full screen while accessing it remotely on the iPad?

Yes, click on the 'full screen' icon to view a video/picture or any file in full screen.

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How do I play audio, create playlists and watch videos?

Use the file access feature of RemotePC lite to play your favorite tunes and organize music of your choice by creating playlists or watch videos from your iPad using RemotePC Lite. This feature provides enhanced sound quality to watch videos and listen to your music.

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