A few days ago I wrote about free apps for sharing a Windows desktop. If you like using such thing, here's another one. You've almost certainly heard of the program in question, but you may not be aware that it has such a feature.
The program is Skype. You can get it, free, from www.skype.com. And while most people know it as a way to make free voice or video calls between PCs or other devices (it works great on my iPad), it also has a built-in desktop sharing feature. This is ideal if you need to offer remote support to a friend or colleague.
To use desktop sharing with Skype, just initiate a voice or video call. Then press on the "+" button and, from the menu that appears, choose the Share Screens feature. You can now allow someone to see your screen, or you can see theirs.
So next time a friend has a problem with their computer, and you need them to be able to demonstrate it to you across the internet, why not simply use Skype?
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