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Podnutz Daily #317 - Mikogo - Free Remote Desktop
A podcast for computer repair techs, BY computer repair techs!
Running time: 1:02:28 Added: 4 July 2011
Podnutz Daily #317 Show Notes
Andrew Donnelly in England and Mark Zondler in Germany discussMikogo, their free cross-platform desktop sharing tool for web conferencing, online meetings, and remote support. Paid commercial versions are also available. Guest hosting today, filling in for vacationing Steve C, is Tim Kelly, Tim’s Computer Repair, in Savannah, Georgia
Tim talks about the Popureb rootkit that has been gaining notoriety and he has been seeing a lot of in his shop
Mikogo provides aportable executable clients for both PC and Mac included with version 3
Communicates cross-platform -- PC to Mac/Mac to PC
Linux client is included with new version 4
Apps for iPad, iPhone, and Android are being developed -- stay tuned
Billy writes about his first job --Acer Aspire One Happy 2DQpp net-book with screen that goes all white with big black blobs when he turns on the laptop. He suspects bad screen but having difficulty determing how to remove screen without scratching surface. Did he try an external monitor first? Advise on removing screen without scratching surface.