Michael Taylor wrote: I upgraded to the new version you referenced. it is working now, but I need to use IP address, when I use hostname I still get host not found .. but that's probably more of an android OS shortcoming I would think? not too familiar with android OS. but anyway it does work
good job. now I can control my pc from anywhere. thanks
Our pace also depends on the development environment we use. Some bugs can only be fixed when they are fixed by the next update of the IDE. Still, we do our best to make the mobile version as workable as possible, although it's only the beginning. :) Hopefully, in the future it will become almost as powerful as the desktop Viewer.
Michael Taylor wrote: yes the issue is with 8.1 only, this pc used to have windows 7 and worked fine. it have since installed windows 8 and 8.1 (performed fresh installs not upgrade). I can wake up all my other windows 7 pc's without a problem.
when I send wake on lan to 8.1 pc the system wakes, yes monitor and login screen are fully working. the system is on dhcp but the ip doesn't change. I use hostname to connect not ip (name resolution is ok) the service is started after waking up but if I restart the service and then try to connect it works, but I need to restart the service first even though its already started. unfortunately I decided to go back to windows 7 and reinstall windows 7 on that pc... to be honest if you say you don't have issues and/or cant reproduce this specific issue, I believe you. its probably something with the operating system. there are lots of issues I see with windows 8 and 8.1 not related to remote utilites so its most likely a Microsoft issue or some other OS related issue. I have issues with some drivers, built in video app, homegroup anomalies, skydrive integration etc... windows 8 and 8.1 in my opinion is a POS.
but I do love remote utilites. works great on all my other pc's
As a last resort, try to reinstall the Host altogether, the newest version (188.8.131.52). Who knows, maybe that will resolve the issue since I can't imagine what it might be that causes it.
Hello Conrad, i have the same problem... can`t find any Hosts with a direkt Connection (ip/Name, Android 4.2 and 4.4). Remote Connection with the Desktop Viewer to the same Host PC works! best regards gbtech
Just added a sticky thread "System requirements for Android". Please, check your device against the requirements. Thanks.
I've tried to reproduce the issue here on our premises. Here's the configuration:
Desktop computer with Windows 8.1 installed, including recent updates. Motherboard: Asus P5QSEPlus with "Power on by PCI devices" enabled in Bios Settings. Network card: integrated, with "Shut down WoL", "Wake on magic packet" and "Allow this device to wake the computer" enabled in the properties.
There is a wired connection to another computer via a router. Both computers are on the same subnet. Wake on LAN goes without a hitch, even from the shut down state. Once the computer is woken up, Remote Utilities can be established right away.
Please, check if Remote Utilities service starts after waking up and if anything prevents the service from operating. Maybe some security settings, permissions or antivirus software activity.