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Take Control of Screen Sharing in Lion by Glenn Fleishman

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Learn the Basics of Screen Sharing

Screen sharing literally gives you a window into a remote computer, allowing you to see and interact with that computer as if you were sitting in front of it, including taking full control. The remote screen appears within a window (whether in a Web browser or in a stand-alone remote-control program) or fills your local screen.

Sharing a screen becomes useful in four general cases:

Using remote programs and data: You can run a program on a different computer without transferring the program, or any related files or data, to your local computer or handheld device.

Technical support: Screen sharing is great for providing remote tech support, whether for your job or when helping far-flung friends and relatives who ...

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